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The HPV vaccine will be given to boys for the first time - it helps protect both boys and girls from HPV infection and associated cancers
A test new to Northern Ireland is now available at Enniskillen hospital, and will provide more rapid testing and diagnosis of lung cancer
Silvercrest Foods claims European suppliers may be source of trace horsemeat in its products
Horsemeat found in 10 of 27 burger products on sale in Tesco, Dunnes Stores, Lidl, Aldi and Iceland. One Tesco burger had 29% horsemeat
Apex plans 65-plot allotment scheme at new housing development on Circular Road
Parents warned that pound shops may be supplied with 'Tartan Collection' £1 facepaint sets containing toxic levels of lead
Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has published the first bulletin from the Health Survey Northern Ireland for 2012
The Flu Vaccination Programme will be extended to all children to all children from 2014
The basic annual bursary for nurses and midwives entering training is now to be reduced to £5,165 per annum
Abiraterone – a breakthrough treatment for advanced prostate cancer – has been approved for use in Northern Ireland
Abiraterone, which has been approved for use on the NHS in England and Wales, should be approved for Northern Ireland, says Mark Durkan

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Climate Strike, Guildhall Square Friday 1pm, and 'Our Earth Our Future' March from Waterside Train Station to Guildhall at 2pm on Saturday
One premises in 17 was burgled in Donegal since 2010, a 5.75% burglary rate, but well below national average of 13.34%, says Phonewatch
Police photo shows the car containing command wired explosive device in Creggan would have endangered the lives of two neighbouring families
Photographers aged 8-16 can use camera or phone to snap a historic site around Strabane - entries by 30 Sept for inclusion in 2020 calendar
Famed trad singer Kate Crossan, Irish music and dance, African djembe drumming on Culture Night this Friday, build-up begins from noon