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Soon babies could get 5 in 1 vaccination from birth

A one-shot jab to protect newborns against meningitis and other fatal infections has been developed by scientists.

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Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade.

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Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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The top 10 vaping no-nos - according to Debretts

The top 10 vaping no-nos - according to Debretts

Social etiquette experts Debrett’s has issued a guide to polite VAPING - including never vape in bed or blow vapour into someone’s face.

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Blood test for autism developed for earlier diagnosis

Blood test for autism developed for earlier diagnosis

A blood test for autism has been developed which could lead to children being diagnosed at an earlier age.

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The affected eggs.

Popular Easter eggs recalled over health risk

Two easter eggs, made by a popular premium chocolate brand have been recalled after it was revealed that they could pose a health risk to some customers.

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Doctors now ‘80% certain’ Brit is the first person ever to cure himself of type 1 diabetes

Tests show a man may well hold the secret to a cure for an illness that kills 1.5 million people every year.

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Children are tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Millions of children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Do you really need to eat ten portions of fruit and veg a day?

Do you really need to eat ten portions of fruit and veg a day?

Only a quarter of UK adults manage to eat the officially recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. In fact, almost half eat less than three a day.

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Vital component of cannabis ‘may help treat anxiety and substance abuse’

Vital component of cannabis ‘may help treat anxiety and substance abuse’

A key ingredient of cannabis may help treat anxiety and drug addiction, suggests a new study.

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It is important to warm up and stretch before you run

Your Health: Top tips to help you make the most of your run

Whether you are new to running and doing Couch to 5K or preparing for your 20th marathon and a seasoned all weather runner, this time of year, as the days get longer and the clocks go forward, it’s lovely to be able to get out more. But before you up that mileage, remember that where injuries are concerned prevention is better than cure!

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Supermarket recalls spagbol over allergy fears

Supermarket recalls spagbol over allergy fears

Tesco is recalling a line of frozen Spaghetti Bolognese due to the presence of egg which is not on the label.

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Patients with sepsis need treating within one hour

Patients with sepsis need treating within one hour

Patients who appear to be suffering from sepsis must be treated within one hour, according to health watchdog NICE.

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Harriet Walton from Halifax is thrilled after she was named St John Ambulances National Cadet of the Year for 2017.

Lifesaver of the future given top honour

A Halifax teenager has been tipped to be a future lifesaver after receiving national recognition from St John Ambulance service

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New pills to treat high blood pressure on horizon

New pills to treat high blood pressure on horizon

New pills to treat high blood pressure could soon be available after a medical breakthrough by British scientists.

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Diesel fumes making lung diseases more antibiotic resistant

Diesel fumes making lung diseases more antibiotic resistant

Air pollution from diesel vehicles can make some lung diseases more resistant to antibiotics, a new study warned.

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Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

A bird flu panic has seen free-range eggs temporarily lose their status after hens were brought indoors.

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Doctors’ warning: Patients dying because our hospitals are ‘jam-full’

Doctors’ warning: Patients dying because our hospitals are ‘jam-full’

NHS doctors’ experiences of “grave pressure” they face while working in the health service have been laid bare in a new report.

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