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Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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Thousands of dogs will be fatally poisoned this Christmas

Thousands of dogs will be fatally poisoned this Christmas

Thousands of dogs could be fatally poisoned this Christmas by gobbling down festive treats left lying around by their owners.

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VIDEO: Parents struggle to identify signs of meningitis - do you know the signs?

VIDEO: Parents struggle to identify signs of meningitis - do you know the signs?

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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Euan MacDonald.

I lost my voice through Motor Neurone Disease – but you can donate yours

Euan MacDonald, who has Motor Neurone Disease, explains how people living with the condition could be given a new voice – with your help

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A reader asks: Do we care more about our pets than people?

Pet flea and tick drops recalled over poisoning fears

A range of pet care products has been recalled by its manufacturer due to concerns that they may contain an element poisonous to cats.

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The norovirus is a particularly unpleasant sign of the season

Winter vomiting bug is coming

As the autumn leaves fall from the trees, we can spot the stereotypical signs of winter - the sun low in the sky, shops putting up decorations… a sudden queasy feeling in the pit of the stomach.

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Each bottle of his energy drink contained 40 mg of Niacin - 200 per cent the recommended daily value.

Man developed hepatitis after energy drink ‘overdose’

Downing too many energy drinks can cause hepatitis, doctors have warned.

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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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The unfair secrets behind celebrity fitness DVDs

The unfair secrets behind celebrity fitness DVDs

It’s two months until Christmas, and the reality TV stars of Britain are beginning to crawl out of the woodwork to sell their fitness DVDs.

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The airbag is now on sale in the UK.

VIDEO: Check out the world’s first airbag for cyclists

A Swedish firm has designed the world’s first airbag for cyclists.

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Babies should share bedroom with parents - but in their own bed

Babies should sleep in the same rooms as their parents for the first year of their lives - but never in the same bed - as it reduces cot death by 50 per cent.

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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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WARNING: Children at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

WARNING: Children at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

A health alert has been issued warning parents over an outbreak of a polio-type virus that can easily be spread through coughs and sneezes.

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future: Claire Surr, Professor of Dementia Studies at Leeds Beckett University

The diaries helping those living with dementia in Yorkshire

A group of people living with dementia have been keeping audio diaries in a bid to help their memory. Catherine Scott reports.

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Major study examines antibiotics use in sheep sector

The rise in human resistance to antibiotics has prompted a major study to establish when and why sheep farmers use the drugs, in a bid to reduce dependency in agriculture.

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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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Michelle Donohue Moncrieff of Hunmanby near Scarborough , reflects on her future . pic Richard Ponter 163912a

Exclusive: I was sacked after being sectioned, says senior Yorkshire councillor

A senior councillor has spoken of her shock at being sacked from a cabinet role after suffering a mental breakdown.

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Weight scheme help is available.

Local weight help via self-referral scheme

An adult weight management service in Scarborough is now available on a self-referral basis – giving more local people the opportunity to seek professional advice on losing weight and improving their health.

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