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Tesco recalls ready meal over health concerns

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal

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Sitting down too much can age women by 8 years, warn scientists

Sitting down too much can age women by 8 years, warn scientists

Sitting for too long can age women by up to eight years, say scientists.

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Lucy, Evelyn-Mae and Alan Rose.

Couple’s fundraising bid to thank Warwick hospital’s maternity staff

A couple are fundraising for Warwick Hospital as a thank you to staff who helped deliver and care for their daughter.

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Pictured on the chair as a bed are Nikki Francis founder of TakeItFromMummy.com and Mum Knows Best Warwickshire, Gemma Proctor and Helen Keast from the Maternity Partnership and Lisa Fox, Midwife
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Chairs will give dads of newborns a place to rest at Warwick Hospital

Fathers will now have a more comfortable way to stay by the bedside of their partners who have just given birth at Warwick Hospital.

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Susan Evans, left, with Raymond Evans in the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park in Mongolia. Copyrigh: Irwin Mitchell

Kenilworth man sues travel company after contracting ‘hideous’ food poisoning while on holiday

A Kenilworth man who suffered severe food poisoning while on a trip of a lifetime in Asia is now suing the travel company for damages.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Hidden sugar in everyday foods could be causing us to die younger

‘Hidden sugar in everyday foods could be causing us to die younger’

The “hidden sugar” in our diets could be causing us to die younger, according to scientists.

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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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Dog obesity

Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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Warwick hospital ward remains closed after norovirus outbreak

A ward in Warwick hospital has been closed for more than a week due to an outbreak of norovirus.

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Cleaning ears with cotton buds bad for you

Cleaning ears with cotton buds bad for you

It may be satisfying getting a cotton wool bud to clear your ears of gunk, but cleaning away earwax could damage your hearing, according to a new study.

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The disfiguring effects of leishmanianism. Otis Historical Archives, CC BY

Five little-known diseases to watch out for in 2017

The phrase “emerging disease”, to describe an infectious disease that is new to humans or which is suddenly increasing its geographical range or number of cases, dates back to the 1960s.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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Feature: Another year of kind acts for Warwick-based charity Evelyn’s Gift

A Warwick-based charity set up in memory of a seven-year-old girl has continued to create a legacy - and is looking forward to another year of inspiring small acts of kindness.

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Busiest day ever for West Midlands Ambulance Service

Busiest day ever for West Midlands Ambulance Service

The West Midland Ambulance Service started 2017 with their busiest day ever recorded.

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James Hilling buying gloves, hats and scarves for the homeless.

Former homeless man spreads Christmas cheer to rough sleepers in Leamington

A former homeless man dedicated his time to spreading Christmas cheer to those sleeping rough in Warwickshire.

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Patients no more at risk of death on weekends than during week

Patients no more at risk of death on weekends than during week

Patients are not a greater risk of dying on weekends than at any other times, a British academic argued.

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New hope for sufferers?

Single protein could stop Alzheimer’s

A single protein could “cure” Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, a new study found.

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