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  • Liver transplant: Lorna's story

    Lorna had a liver transplant in 2009. She describes her experience of the transplant and of having to wait for the right donor. An expert discusses the importance of organ donation and the difficulty...
  • Leg amputation: real story

    Find out why Colin Edwards had his leg amputated and learn that losing a leg needn't stop you from leading an active life. Find out more about adjusting to disability at http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/...
  • Motor neurone disease Julie's story

    Julie Genovese has motor neurone disease. Find out how she copes with this incurable condition, and how she finds the strength to continue working as a primary school teacher. Sadly, since the making...
  • Heavy load: the rock band with learning disabilities

    What is a learnign disability? http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Childrenwithalearningdisability/Pages/Whatislearningdisability.aspxHeavy Load is a punk rock band with learning disabilities. The band and sup...
  • Birthmarks (haemangioma)

    Haemangioma, also known as strawberry birthmarks, are common types of vascular birthmarks. An expert describes how to deal with birthmarks and what to do if they should cause complications, such as pr...
  • How to complain

    If you're not happy with the care you've received in the NHS, you have the right to complain. Find out how to go about it. For more information about your rights in the NHS read the NHS Constitution. ...
  • Genital warts

    A dermatologist explains the causes and symptoms of genital warts, a viral skin infection. She also describes how to avoid passing them on to others and what treatment options are available. For more...
  • Peripheral arterial disease

    Peripheral arterial disease is a condition that occurs when there is a blockage in the arteries in the limbs. An expert describes the different causes of the condition such as smoking, high blood pres...
  • Eat well on a South Asian diet

    Traditional South Asian foods can be high in fat and salt, but with a few simple changes they can be made healthier without losing flavour. Read more about South Asian health issues in our Live Well s...
  • Potty training

    An expert give tips and advice on when to start potty training your child, how to get started and what to do if you run into problems. The Birth to five guide also offers information about how to pott...
  • The Tokkels: preventing STIs

    A condom is the most effective method of preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) like chlamydia, gonorrhoea and HIV. Watch how this Tokkel learns a simple lesson about preventing STIs. Find...
  • Endometriosis

    Endometriosis is a common condition in which small pieces of the womb lining (the endometrium) are found outside the womb. A gynaecologist explains who is affected by it and what the treatment options...
  • Accident prevention: teenagers

    Henrietta Bond from the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) with advice on how to avoid some of the accidents that commonly occur among young people. Also read about accidents to children at home ...
  • Labial fusion

    Labial fusion, or adhesion, is a membrane that obscures the vagina. This minor condition affects about two to five per cent of young girls between the ages of two and five. A gynaecologist explains po...
  • Macular degeneration (wet) -Lee's story

    Lee has age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which is a painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision (the ability to see what is directly in front of you). He describes t...

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