One in five women suffers depression during pregnancy or postnatal depression, but less than half will receive the help they need.
A cancer diagnosis can mean time off work and changing circumstances. Here is our guide to finding financial help with the costs of cancer.
Many people do realise the cost of cancer to health, but perhaps fewer appreciate that the illness has a financial impact on sufferers.
A third of parents say they've seen their child choking but nearly half don't know the first aid procedure to tackle it.
The research was carried out by St John Ambulance, St Andrew's First Aid and British Red Cross
The fate of children's and maternity services at a North Yorkshire hospital will be announced later.
Changes could see services at the Friarage hospital in Northallerton scaled back.
Families have campaigned against the proposals but some doctors say it will make care safer.
Vera Baird is backing better support for victims and detainees of crime with mental health problems.
Northumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner is joining fellow commissioners to support the Mental Health Concordat.
It sets out shared principles so officers can avoid using custody as an alternative.
The number of alcohol related deaths in the North East has dropped. Latest figures show that in 2012, 405 people died compared to 461 in 2011. But our region still has the second highest rate in the country. Overall there were 8,367 alcohol-related deaths int he UK, 381 fewer than 2011.
People in the North East are being invited to team up with health and social care workers to improve the NHS.
It comes ahead of NHS Change Day on March 3, which calls on NHS staff across the country to pledge to make a positive difference to patient care.
This year, members of the public are being asked to make their own pledges for the first time after a poll of more than 1,000 people found that eight in 10 believed they could do more to help their local health service.
Last year's NHS Change Day saw 9,378 pledges made in the North East and 40 have already been registered for this year.
Organisers have set a target of half a million pledges across the UK in 2014.
For more information about NHS Change Day, visit www.changeday.nhs.uk.
A new super hospital is set to open its door to patients next June and when it does, it will be a British first.
It will be the first to be fully staffed by specialists for emergency care to patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Today, the medical director of NHS England, Sir Bruce Keogh, visited the site near Cramlington for an official ceremony and to see the progress on a facility which he believes will be the future for A&Es.
Katie Oakes was there for us.
NHS England medical director Sir Bruce Keogh will lead a 'topping-out' ceremony at a hospital being built near Cramlington which is considered a British first.
When it opens in 2015, doctors at the specialist emergency care centre will treat patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
This week thousands of skiers from across the country will head to the Alps to spend their half term holiday in the snow.
But, already 24 people have been killed in avalanches in France and Austria alone this season and Michael Schumacher is still critically ill in hospital after a skiing accident.
So how safe is the sport?
Plans to prioritise NHS patients according to how much they benefit the economy have been likened to something from Nazi Germany by a north east MP.
The proposed Government drugs policy could mean for example that middle aged men could be judged as having the greatest social value because they tend to earn the most - and so pay more taxes.
As Julie Harrison reports, the MP for Easington, Grahame Morris says that would take treatment way from older and disabled people.