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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Health care cuts killed 30,000 people in 2015

Health care cuts killed 30,000 people in 2015

Cuts to health and social care budgets are to blame for 30,000 extra deaths in England and Wales during 2015, a new study claimed.

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Pregnant? Morning sickness is worse for mothers with girls

Pregnant? Morning sickness is worse for mothers with girls

The Duchess of Cambridge suffered it with both her babies... but severe morning sickness really is more likely to predict a daughter, according to new research.

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Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

A daily dose of sunshine via Vitamin D pills keeps coughs and colds at bay, according to new research.

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There are lots of reasons why people can't get a good night's sleep.

10 things that are stopping us getting a good night’s sleep

There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep to prepare us for the new day. But sadly many people aren’t getting one.

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The warning has come from Public Health England.

Parents warned to consult GP after cases of scarlet fever rise

Parents are being urged to take their child to a GP if they suspect scarlet fever, after cases rose in some areas of England.

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Customer reviews of weight loss products should be taken with pinch of salt

Customer reviews of weight loss products should be taken with pinch of salt

Product reviews posted on shopping sites do not provide an accurate reflection of the actual benefit of the product, research suggests.

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Why the best way you can help your partner out of depression is to love them

Why the best way you can help your partner out of depression is to love them

The blues can be beaten by the love of a good man or woman, according to new research.

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Are you worried about your child's mental health?

Worried about your child’s mental health? Here’s what you should do

Anger issues, anxiety, bulimia, OCD, self harm - these are just a small number of the mental health issues facing children in the UK.

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Now overseas patients must pay NHS upfront

Now overseas patients must pay NHS upfront

NHS patients from overseas will be told to pay upfront for non-urgent treatment in a tough new government stance to avoid crippling unpaid bills totalling millions of pounds as a result of so-called health tourism.

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New hygiene ratings pose risk to West Yorkshire restaurants

New hygiene ratings pose risk to West Yorkshire restaurants

Thousands of restaurants and food outlets across West Yorkshire risk being snubbed by diners over new rules around food hygiene ratings.

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Dean Clough F Mill, Halifax, home of NHS Calderdale.

Voluntary groups face health cash crisis as axe falls

Vulnerable people could miss out on vital mental health support after funding for more than a dozen voluntary organisations was withdrawn, it is feared.

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service has been rated 'good' after its latest inspection.

Health watchdog delivers verdict on Yorkshire Ambulance Service after latest inspection

Inspectors have awarded the region’s ambulance service an overall rating of ‘good’ after noting impressive improvements in its effectiveness and safety.

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Could ‘NHS tax’ fill Yorkshire’s £2bn funding gap?

Could ‘NHS tax’ fill Yorkshire’s £2bn funding gap?

Yorkshire is facing a £2bn NHS deficit by the end of the decade unless the health service is given extra money or makes dramatic savings, according to a new report.

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Drugs firms profiteer from NHS by hiking cancer drugs prices

Drugs firms profiteer from NHS by hiking cancer drugs prices

Drug companies are profiteering from the NHS to the tune of £1 billion because they have unjustifiably hiked prices of cancer medicine, experts warn.

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Don’t say mother - it may offend transgender people, medical staff told

Don’t say mother - it may offend transgender people, medical staff told

Staff at the British Medical Association have been warned not to call pregnant women “expectant mothers” as it could offend transgender people.

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Frank now has a final loving home in Halifax

Halifax man gives stray cat with terminal cancer a loving home

A 15-year old stray has found a final loving home in Halifax thanks to Yorkshire Cat Rescue, despite suffering from terminal cancer.

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The Met Office has issued an amber warning for cold weather in the region.

Cold weather alert: Met Office warning for Yorkshire and the Humber upgraded to amber

Health officials across Yorkshire and the Humber are urging people in high-risk groups to take care after an amber warning for cold weather was issued.

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Family doctor and healthy living author Dr Julie Coffey at home in Sheffield

The Yorkshire GP who says we can think ourselves slim

Yorkshire GP Dr Julie Coffey has written two books to help us lead healthier lifestyles. Catherine Scott reports.

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