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New equipment for Kenilworth Clinic patients after Round Table donation

Patients at Kenilworth Clinic are benefitting from new physiotherapy equipment after a donation from Kenilworth Round Table.

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Pictured: Anna Garratt and friends, who are preparing to climb Snowdon for charity. Anna is doing the climb because it looks like she is soon to be diagnosed with MS so wants to do as many things like this as possible while she still can. NNL-170322-002948009

Hampton Magna mum prepares for Snowdon climb ahead of MS diagnosis

A woman from Hampton Magna who expects to be diagnosed with MS this year will be taking on Snowdon to raise money for the MS Trust.

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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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Emily Twitchett will be running the London Marathon to raise money for Parkinson's UK.

Warwick woman to take on London Marathon despite illness

A woman from Warwick is determined to get through the London Marathon next month despite having Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

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

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And the research shows it is women who suffer more stress than men in their lives.

Revealed: Which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event”

New research has determined which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event” - from losing their smartphone to Brexit.

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Vegetables protect against stress

Vegetables protect against stress

Eating at least three helpings of vegetables a day keeps the blues at bay... especially for women, according to new research.

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Warwick couple overwhelmed by support for upcoming fundraiser

A couple from Warwick who are on a fundraising bid to thank hospital staff have been overwhelmed by people’s generosity and support.

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Sean and Natalie Casey with their scan photos of their twin girls Daisy and Georgie, who died after being born just 25 weeks into Natalie's pregnancy

Kenilworth couple who lost twin babies prematurely to run 10km through town in their memory on due date

A Kenilworth couple who lost their twin baby girls after they were born prematurely are running 10km through the town in their memory this week on what would have been the twins’ due date.

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Ethan Maclellan with those who will be joining Laura and James on their Wolf Runs this year.

Warwick couple determined to do Wolf Run despite injuries to help their son

A family from Warwick are preparing for their first Wolf Run of the year despite their injuries to help raise money for their son Ethan.

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Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

It’s hard not to notice that the range of gluten-free foods available in supermarkets has increased massively in recent years.

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Dr Stephen Royle (centre) with his lab team

Burton Green scientist backed by cancer charity to start pioneering cancer research

A Burton Green scientist has been given a six-figure grant by a cancer charity to fund pioneering research into the causes of the disease.

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Warwick-based charity to take on project to help transform a hospital

A Warwick-based charity is taking on a large project to help transform outdoor areas of a local hospital.

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The Cross at Kenilworth in New Street. Copyright: Google Street View

Major hygiene problems at top Kenilworth restaurant

A Michelin-starred restaurant in Kenilworth has fallen far short when it comes to hygiene, it has emerged.

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The superbug is immune to our strongest antibiotics.

Warning over highly-contagious superbug sweeping the nation

A new variant of a gene that causes resistance to our strongest antibiotics has been discovered in a healthy person, prompting fears it could be spreading.

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The 16 walkers who went on Abbey Medical Centre's first 'Walking for Health' route

Kenilworth medical practice starts health walking scheme

A Kenilworth medical practice started a health walking scheme last week to encourage people to get active.

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Kenilworth woman whose mother and aunt died of ovarian cancer trying to raise awareness among women

A Kenilworth woman whose mother and aunt both died from ovarian cancer is trying to raise money and awareness of the condition among women during March.

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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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Raising smoking age does cut teen smoking

Raising smoking age does cut teen smoking

Raising the legal age of smoking to 21 or even would dramatically slash the numbers of teenagers taking up the deadly habit, researchers said.

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Bowel cancer soaring among younger people

Bowel cancer soaring among younger people

Young adults are facing a bowel cancer “time bomb” because of their unhealthy diets and lack of exercise, scientists warn.

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