A Holyrood committee finds 18% of cancer patients in June were not seen within the six-week target.
Check-up charges in England of £22.70 will be scrapped under a Labour government, the party says.
A month-long study on smokers suggests vaping could reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke.
The parents of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who died in 2016, call the increase "deeply alarming".
The ambulance service said the person who left the message should "remember crews are there to save lives".
Matthew Griffin, 21, thought he would be able to sleep off his symptoms after feeling unwell.
Record numbers in England are on hospital waiting lists, while A&E delays highest since target introduced.
Garlic and ginger pills can delay the healing of skin wounds when breast cancer spreads, expert says.
A UK-wide shortage of the nasal spray is leading to delays in school flu programmes across Scotland.
The party says it would tax the "wealthiest" to cut hospital waiting times if it wins the election.
Nurses will hold a 12-hour strike on 18 December, with more action planned before the new year.
A second Ebola vaccine is to be offered to thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Vaping caused a catastrophic reaction in Ewan Fisher's lungs that meant he could not breathe.
An inherited gene makes certain healthy foods taste exceptionally bitter and unpleasant, according to researchers.
The tech giant has struck a deal with huge US health firm Ascension, giving it access to the records.
Social care pledges will be under intense scrutiny during the election, but why is it so important?
A Nigerian father who used to chase health workers away from his home has a change of heart.
The major parties in England have pledged billions more for the NHS over the next five years.
An inquest hears the woman was able to get online prescriptions without her GP's knowledge.
Simon Brown lost his eldest child to the eating disorder - now he works with those who handled her care.
A new institute has been set up to study kindness - as an antidote to an increasingly polarised world.
Pubic hair is there for a reason, and other top tips from the woman known as Twitter's resident gynaecologist.
Two women share their experience of loneliness and how it relates to their parents and children.
The NHS will be at the centre of the major parties election campaigns, but why is it so important?
Jillian Bell stars as a young woman who loses perspective when embarking on an extreme health kick.
Diane Shaibu's tweet about patriarchy and periods has resonated with many.
The election starting gun has been fired, with Labour claiming the NHS will be sold to US companies.
If you care about what the parties are promising on the NHS, here are some key issues to watch for.
Sir Chris and Lady Sarra Hoy's son, Callum, was born 11 weeks early, in 2014.
Harry and Samuel post videos with advice and tips for sufferers in the hope others will open up.
Twins from Margate could be left permanently scarred after getting black henna tattoos in Egypt.
The UK is spending millions on skincare products promising to improve acne - we spoke to the experts about what works and what doesn’t.