A conference has taken place in Devon hoping to come up with some answers for the number of food allergies.
The family of a four-year-old boy who's won the hearts of the West Country is to find out if his treatment for a rare cancer was a success
Katie Gammon from Barnstaple had a lung transplant two months ago. This weekend she led a five-mile charity walk.
A school for autistic children and young adults in Bideford, Devon, is to close its child provision in 2014. It will focus solely on young adult care. Broomhayes School and Children's Centre has been criticised by the Care Quality Commission and has seen fewer child referrals.
The badger cull itself could cause a fresh spread of TB, according to research from the University of Exeter.
The process that aims to contain the spread of the disease disturbs badgers social structures.
Scientists say badgers who carry it are usually shunned, but culling could see TB spread faster.
Newquay Hospital will be officially opened today after a £350,000 refurbishment.
The community hospital has improved its outpatient and A&E departments, upgrades have been funded by the Primary Care Trust to improve the site and make it fit for purpose.
The new hospital will opened today by members of Peninsula Community Health.
Parents in Cornwall are furious at the council's proposals to close two children's respite homes - as the authority tries to save £196 million.
The centres provide short breaks for children and young people with severe learning disabilities.
If the plans are approved, it would mean the centres would close next year.
Some of the families who use them say they're shocked at the proposals. Francesca Carpenter reports.
Free flu vaccines are being offered in Devon and Cornwall.
Only certain groups of 'at risk' people are eligible - including pregnant women and those with heart problems or breathing difficulties. There are worries that people who fall into these groups don't realise how vulnerable they are.
The jabs will be provided by pharmacies across the two counties.
New figures show that a bone fracture occurs every two minutes in the UK because of osteoporosis.
A campaign has been launched by the National Osteoporosis Society to make people more aware of the bone-weakening disease that affects millions of people.
This region has one of the best records for recognising osteoporosis, with the vast majority diagnosed after just one break.
Nationally, 20% of women are not diagnosed until at least three bones have broken.
For more information about the condition, and help if you think you're at risk, you can go to the campaign website
A Cornish MP has said that the company in charge of providing out of hours GP services in the county should hand its contract back. Andrew George's comments come after it emerged that Serco was considering sub-contracting part of the work.
We have been working with our NHS customer, Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group, to improve the integration of our service with other providers of unscheduled healthcare in the region.
– Dr Louis Warren, Serco’s Director for the GP Out of Hours service in Cornwall
The NHS is considering a number of options to achieve this, including the possibility of the clinical elements of Serco’s service being delivered by a suitable specialist subcontractor of the necessary quality, capability and experience.
At this stage no decision has been made.
If such an arrangement were to be put in place, Serco would continue to be responsible and accountable to Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group for provision of the service.