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Doctor is trekking to Everest

A Wakefield doctor is trekking to Mount Everest base camp to raise funds for Spectrum People, a charity which supports integrating people with mental health issues back into society.

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Nurses Matthew Burns and Charlotte Willoughby.

Second Admiral Nurse brings care and support

A specialist nursing scheme to help families affected by dementia has been expanded.

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Leanne Owen with her husband, Peter.

Mother’s plea over Parkinson’s

A mother-of-two and former firefighter struck down with Parkinson’s disease is calling for greater financial support for research into better treatments.

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Care home to bring 100 jobs and boost local economy by £5m

A new care home will create 100 jobs and bring £5m to the local economy.

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Determined: Claire Cunningham.

Top clinic gave inspiration to brave cancer patient Claire

When terminal cancer patient Claire Cunningham was rushed across Europe to a specialist clinic in Germany she was not expected to survive the night.

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Storm on a teacake as chocolate spread found to contain 57 spoons of sugar

Storm on a teacake as chocolate spread found to contain 57 spoons of sugar

Chocolate spreads like Nutella contain over four times more sugar than nuts - with a staggering 57 teaspoons in a jar, warns a new report.

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VIDEO: You can perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on yourself - here’s how you can learn

VIDEO: You can perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on yourself - here’s how you can learn

People who start choking should be able to perform the Heimlich manoeuvre on THEMSELVES, according to a new study.

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Certain pharmacies will be open over the Easter break.

Easter pharmacy opening times

Pharmacy opening times over the Easter Holidays have been announced.

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Pharmacies are open over the Easter weekend.

Warning: NHS England issues advice over bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Stroke patients ignoring GP advice because of drug side effects

Stroke patients ignoring GP advice because of drug side effects

Some stroke patients are ignoring their GPs and stopping potentially life saving treatments such as statins because they suffer from minor side effects.

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Sophie with her children.

Get fit and healthy online with Mama Mei

A new online group is helping women to fit exercise into the hustle and bustle of daily life.

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Diabetics are being urged to check the label of the drinks and sweets they might use to help with hypos.

Diabetics urged to check fizzy drink and confectionery labels in wake of sugar tax changes

Diabetics must regularly check the labels of Lucozade, other fizzy drinks and confectionery in the wake of the Government’s sugar tax, warned experts.

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Eating plenty of Marmite boosts the brain

Eating plenty of Marmite boosts the brain

Love it or hate it, a Marmite sandwich a day could stave off Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research.

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Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes

Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes

Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research.

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VIDEO: Olympic icon Jessica Ennis-Hill launches £500K Beyond The Treatment cancer appeal

Olympic golden girl Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill had a blast today launching a new £500,000 Weston Park Cancer Charity appeal to improve the experiences of cancer patients in the region.
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VIDEO: Olympic icon Jessica Ennis-Hill has a blast launching cancer appeal

Sheffield's Olympic golden girl Jessica Ennis Hill is having a blast since she retired from sport as she proved at the launch of a new £500,000 Weston Park Cancer Charity appeal.
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Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant ‘more likely’ to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant ‘more likely’ to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink BEFORE they become pregnant can still harm their babies, warns new research.

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Leeds NHS demonstration: Campaigners explain why they are marching

Hundreds of health campaigners fighting against cuts to local NHS services lined the streets of Leeds for a mass demonstration today (Saturday).

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City and village surgeries close

City and village surgeries close

Thousands of patients will have to change GP surgery after two practices were closed down to cut costs.

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'Biggest protest in Leeds for 17 years' this weekend

'Biggest protest in Leeds for 17 years' this weekend

NHS campaigners have organised the biggest demonstration seen in Leeds since the millennium this Saturday.

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