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Child car seats recalled

Mamas & Papas is recalling a number of child car seats following safety concerns.

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Wisbech apprentice carer wins national award

A Wisbech college apprentice is celebrating after beating more than 400 nominees to be named Apprentice of the Year in a national care awards ceremony.

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Scientists say nuts to heart disease

Scientists say nuts to heart disease

A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain’s biggest killers.

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New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

The over 50s are finding it difficult to see their GP, according to research by Saga Health Insurance which reveals the places in the UK where over 50s say they struggle most to get an appointment with a doctor.

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Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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East of England Ambulance Service launches new dementia strategy

An ambitious strategy has been launched by the region’s ambulance service to improve the care and experience for people with dementia.

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QEH to reinstate home births service next year

Expectant mothers in West Norfolk, Fenland and South Lincolnshire will be able to give birth in their own homes from next year.

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Breakfast cereals full of sugar

Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg’s Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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Walking football is a great game for the over 50s.

Over 50s can bend it like Beckham at Long Sutton leisure centre

Grans and grandads who boast of once bending it like Beckham can rekindle old skills on the pitch now walking football has come to Long Sutton.

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Karen Tompkins with her daughter Kathryn.

Mother’s plea for help to buy wheelchair

A wheelchair-bound mum with a deteriorating spine condition is appealing for help in a last bid to alleviate her pain and transform her life.

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Health news from the Peterborough Telegraph - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Millions wasted seeing GPs

Health chiefs in Cambridgeshire spent £1.5 million in 2015/16 on prescribing pain relief medication for patients who could have bought painkillers over the counter.

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“Catalogue of failures” - Damning verdict by MPs on collapse of £800 million NHS contract in Cambridgeshire

A “catalogue of failures” resulted in the collapse of an £800 million NHS contract to outsource care of older and mentally ill people, the Commons spending watchdog warned.

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The Coventry and Warwickshire STP planners have been accused of keeping quiet.

New 24/7 crisis service to provide mental health support in Norfolk and the Waveney set to launch

A new 24/7 out-of-hours crisis service, which will give children and young people access to specialist mental health support is set to launch across Norfolk and the Waveney following a £456k investment.

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How to beat the winter blues  practical tips to keep your spirits up

How to beat the winter blues – practical tips to keep your spirits up

As we make the chilly transition from autumn into winter, it’s not uncommon for people’s moods to dip along with the temperatures.

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Wisbech grandfather thanks ambulance crews for not giving up on him after cardiac arrest

A Cambridgeshire grandfather has thanked ambulance staff for “not giving up on him” when he went into cardiac arrest.

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Winter vomiting bug is coming

Winter vomiting bug is coming

As the autumn leaves fall from the trees, we can spot the stereotypical signs of winter - the sun low in the sky, shops putting up decorations… a sudden queasy feeling in the pit of the stomach.

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Energy Drink health warning

Health warning after man developed hepatitis after energy drink ‘overdose’

Downing too many energy drinks can cause hepatitis, doctors have warned.

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