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The Lancet medical journal published a new study that says environmental pollution contributed to the deaths of 9 million people in 2015 -- that's more than all forms of violence, including war. Anna Werner reports.

A second version of a new cancer treatment that uses a patient's own cells to fight non-Hodgkin's lymphoma has been approved by the FDA. Now 15,000 people may be eligible for the treatment. Dr. Tara Narula reports.

Providers of NHS treatment are now required to charge patients who aren't eligible for free care.

Health officials say many illnesses get better on their own and patients don't need prescriptions.

Health groups joined forces on Sunday with the Conservative opposition to accuse the Liberal government of trying to raise tax revenue on the backs of vulnerable diabetics.

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