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Todmorden Sports Centre set to close for essential repairs

Essential repairs are needed at Todmorden Sports Centre and will see areas of the building close from next week.

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Smoking cost Calderdale Council an extra �3.4m

Smoking adds £3.4m to social care system bill in Calderdale

Smoking added an estimated £3.4m to the social care system bill at Calderdale Council as alarmimng figures were revealed showing the number of 15-year-olds and pregnant women smoking.

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New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

E-cigarette laws to change THIS WEEK - Here’s how Calderdale vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting Calderdale vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

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Calderdale residents asked to be patient after NHS cyber-attack

Calderdale residents are being asked to be patient following last weeks NHS cyber-attack.

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Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

A hospital trust in Yorkshire is among a series across the country that appear to have been targeted by a suspected attempted cyber attack.

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Research suggests that regular use of painkillers can raise heart attack risk.

Taking common painkillers such as ibuprofen for just a week 'raises heart attack risk'

People who "self-medicate" by taking over the counter painkillers should take heed of new research warning they can increase the risk of a heart attack, say family doctors.
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Cutting number of Yorkshire hospital beds 'unsafe'

Cutting number of Yorkshire hospital beds 'unsafe'

Plans to cut the number of hospital beds in Yorkshire would be "unsafe", official papers suggest.
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New cigarette laws come into force this month

These new cigarette laws come into force this month: Here’s what Calderdale smokers need to know

Smokers across Calderdale are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

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Gamma, Luddenden Foot. Mark Hallinan, William Glover-Humphreys, Dharmit Mistry, Tania Evangelista, Adrian Fellows, Evelina Cesnauskyte and Natalie Walsh.

Plans to build £2m medical research lab in Calderdale

A medical supplies company worth £25m has plans to build at ‘state of the art’ research laboratory in Calderdale.

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Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

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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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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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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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Your Health: What is hypnotherapy and what can it do?

Your Health: What is hypnotherapy and what can it do?

The mind is the most powerful tool our body has. In the same way that the mind can make us ill (for instance via stress or phobias), it can make us better.

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Hundreds of Calderdale babies recalled to hospital as trust issues alert

Hundreds of babies are being recalled for repeat hearing tests after hospital chiefs in Yorkshire uncovered faults in routine checks on newborn children.

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Calderdale Royal Hospital

Man lashes out at hospital after daughter, 4, dies of sepsis

A father has blamed hospital staff for the death of his four-year-old daughter who died from sepsis after originally visiting Calderdale Royal Hospital with a sore throat, an inquest heard.

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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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