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Polly crusade gets some extra muscle

Strongwomen from across the UK descended on a Leigh gym to be pictured for a new calendar in aid of a gravely ill mum.

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Living in squalor: Older tenants who fall victim to slum landlords

VULNERABLE OLDER people endure shocking conditions in the private rental sector, leaving them at risk of neglect, bullying and abuse, a charity has claimed.

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How one woman overcame a debilitating stammer to follow her dream of becoming a teacher

How one woman overcame a debilitating stammer to follow her dream of becoming a teacher

For 20 years Katie Toulmin was unable to even say her 
name without stammering. Now she is training to be a 
special needs teacher. Catherine Scott meets her.

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Grandson latest victim of swooping seagulls.

Gulls: boy hurt as action still awaited

A young boy has been injured by a swooping gull grabbing his sandwich as attacks grow without any protection for the public.

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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Co-ordinator Linda Winfield and Deputy Directorate Manager of Cardiology Mandy Mullin with staff and supporters. 162619

New home for cardio unit at Scarborough Hospital

The Cardio Respiratory Team at Scarborough Hospital has moved into a new purpose built home located next to the Coronary Care Unit.

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Revelations about Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire Ambulance Service's £600,000 compensation for staff

Yorkshire Ambulance Service has paid out more than £600,000 in compensation to staff injured at work over the past two years.
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Simple steps for a healthier you

Simple steps for a healthier you

Most people believe that one of the best ways of losing weight is to cut down on carbohydrates.
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Surgeries affected by training day for staff

Patients in Whitby are being reminded that a number of GP practices in the area will be closed for a large part of next Tuesday.

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The study suggests that the drug could reverse age-related changes in the brain

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug ‘reverses dementia triggers’

An experimental Alzheimer's drug reverses changes in the brain that can trigger dementia, according to new research.

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Robots currently have to be worked by surgeons

Robots could perform heart and cancer surgery

Cancer and heart operations could soon be carried out entirely by robots - reducing the risk of mistakes, according to new research.

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One in four people with food allergies taken ill while dining out

One in four people with food allergies taken ill while dining out

One in four people with a potentially fatal food allergy has suffered a reaction while dining out in the last 12 months, according to new research.

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Lack of sleep ‘doesn’t have to damage memory’

Lack of sleep ‘doesn’t have to damage memory’

Students who stay up all night to “cram” for exams need no longer fear their memory will suffer due to lack of sleep, according to new research.

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Breakthrough could prevent breast cancer spreading

Breakthrough could prevent breast cancer spreading

The way breast cancer cells spread to other parts of the body - increasing the risk of the patient dying - has been identified by scientists.

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Packaging can be bad for you.

Fast food lovers exposed to chemical linked with autism and asthma

If you love tucking into burgers and pizzas it's not just the takeaway that's bad for you - even the packaging can damage your health.

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Keep your Easter eggs away from pets.

Easter chocolate warning for pet owners

In the run-up to Easter, vets are warning pet owners to keep all chocolate away from their pets after revealing it is the main cause of poisonings in dogs

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Supermarket recalls Chicken Tikka in listeria scare

Supermarket chain Spar has recalled its Tikka Chicken Chunks over fears they are contaminated with a food poisoning bug.

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Vaping can be bad for your health.

Warning over electronic cigarettes

Electronic cigarette users across the UK are being warned that e-smoke may cause eye-irritation.

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Apricots.

Fruit packs withdrawn due to cyanide fears

Packs of organic apricot kernels have been withdrawn because wrong labels fail to warn of cyanide poisoning risk if too many are eaten.

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