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To Get Parents To Vaccinate Their Kids, Don't Ask. Just Tell

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 01:34

The way a pediatrician talks with nervous parents about vaccines may determine whether the child gets immunized or not, a study suggests. Asking "What do you want to do about shots?" doesn't work.

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Wales v England - what they said

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 01:22
England coach Stuart Lancaster says his side's 21-16 win in Wales will have no bearing on their match-up in World Cup this summer.

Ford: SDLP 'nonsense' on abortion

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 01:13
Stormont's justice minister accuses the SDLP leader of talking "nonsense" after he claimed doctors cannot predict when a foetus has a lethal abnormality.

Hatton thieves took cash and watches

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 01:08
A "large amount" of 500 Euro notes ware stolen during a break-in at Ricky Hatton's home after he tweeted he was away, police reveal.

Gatland backs medical team on North

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 01:05
Warren Gatland defends decision to let George North finish the 21-16 defeat to England after the winger receives two heavy blows to the head.

VIDEO: Unburied bodies found near Acapulco

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 01:04
Police have found 60 bodies in an abandoned crematorium near the Mexican resort of Acapulco, officials say.

VIDEO: Hungary may shut out Kosovo migrants

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 00:40
Hungary has threatened to close its border to prevent illegal immigration of Kosovans, coming through Serbia.

Dementia patients 1950s room plan

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 00:25
The "Golden Age" of the 1950s is set to be brought to a Norfolk hospital to help elderly dementia patients.

Cyclist killed in truck collision

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 00:18
A 25-year-old cyclist is killed in a collision with a truck in London's Bloomsbury Square.

China seizes HK novelty toilet rolls

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 00:18
China's authorities have seized 7,600 toilet rolls and 20,000 packets of tissue printed with the image of Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung.

VIDEO: New satellite warns of solar storms

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 00:07
A new deep space satellite will give quicker and more accurate notice about approaching solar storms.

VIDEO: Entrepreneurs ship chocolate to US

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 23:33
News of a US court's decision to restrict imports of some British chocolates into America has had an unexpected effect on business here.

Library protest over closure fears

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 23:28
Library campaigners plan a mass protest in the centre of Cardiff against council plans to cut funding.

'Eviction rise risk' with rent plan

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 23:22
Plans to renovate the rental sector in Wales could mean less security for private tenants and an increased eviction risk, it is claimed.

Saturday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 23:08
Pogba could leave for more than £80m, Chelsea in for De Bruyne, Alves keen on Man Utd switch, plus more.

'Low awareness' about wildlife trade

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 22:59
Front-line transport workers largely lack awareness about how criminal networks disguise illegal wildlife products, a summit in Bangkok finds.

What next for Rotherham Council?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 22:55
What next for the town that some people are ashamed to call home? asks the BBC's Dan Johnson.