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Tattoo that can save your life

A temporary drug tattoo that slowly releases medicine to help control chronic diseases like multiple sclerosis could soon be available.

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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Youngsters will receive a flu vaccine in a nasal spray, rather than the traditional jab

10,000 Doncaster children targeted in ‘flu action

Thousands of Doncaster youngsters are set to be targeted in the coming weeks in a bid to keep out ‘flu.

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Smoking rates are at their lowest across England

Smoking rates in England are the lowest on record

England now has twice as many ex-smokers as smokers, according to health officials.

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Cuddling cats could be deadly

Why your cat could kill you

Cuddling cats may be deadly, according to new research.

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Why eczema is more than skin deep for its sufferers

Steve Bailey has got used to masking how he’s really feeling with a smile.

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AMIR KHAN GIVES TEEN CANCER SURVIVOR AND ASPIRING BOXER SURPRISE OF HIS LIFE WHEN HE JOINS HIM IN THE RING

Amir Khan gives Sheffield teen cancer survivor who lost his leg the surprise of his life

Thirteen-year-old Ben O’ Brien, who lost his leg to cancer, couldn’t believe his eyes when British professional boxer and world champion Amir Khan joined him in the ring during a gruelling training session for Stand Up To Cancer.

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Sheffield clinicians to play leading role in national reform of specialised services

Sheffield clinicians to play leading role in national reform of specialised services

Two leading clinicians at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have been appointed as national chairs of NHS England’s Clinical Reference Groups, which aim to improve outcomes for millions of people receiving specialist NHS services across the country.

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Learn how to save a life at the National Emergency Services Museum in Sheffield

Learn how to save a life at the National Emergency Services Museum in Sheffield

Visitors at the National Emergency Services Museum in Sheffield can learn how to save a life thanks to a new attraction which opened this month.

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Sponsor a room and help a hospice patient such as Andrew

You can make a difference during Hospice Care Week by helping patients such as Andrew Smith, 46, who has a rare terminal illness that leaves him breathless and unable to complete basic daily tasks.

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South Yorkshire staff and customers support cancer charity as part five year partnership

Staff and customers of Barnsley Premier Leisure, who operate a number of leisure facilities throughout Yorkshire, are going all out to raise funds for their local cancer charity, as part of a 5 year partnership.

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Knee operation gives North Lincolnshire resident her green fingers back

An accidental twist of the knee left keen gardener and walker Mrs Diane Brocklesby in agony but thanks to keyhole surgery at Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre she is once again enjoying her garden and looking forward to a summer of activities.

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South Yorkshire residents take part in Great North Run for Parkinson’s UK

Two people from South Yorkshire joined the Parkinson’s UK’s Great North Run team this year.

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South Yorkshire nurse celebrates 50 years at the NHS

South Yorkshire nurse celebrates 50 years at the NHS

A Yorkshire nurse and education specialist is marking 50 years in the NHS this month.

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New service set to provide mental health support to Doncaster schools and colleges

New service set to provide mental health support to Doncaster schools and colleges

A new service has been launched to provide early mental health advice and support to children and young people attending schools and colleges in Doncaster.

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Cannabis is oldest medicine in world ... so why is it banned?

Cannabis is generally thought to be the oldest medicine in the world, with evidence of use from Egypt and China dating back four millennia.

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Chelsea Flower Show heads to Doncaster

A little bit of the world famous Chelsea Flower Show has headed to Balby in Doncaster.

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Doncaster mums-to-be urged to stay away from alcohol

If you’re pregnant – don’t drink any alcohol. That’s the message to Doncaster mums-to-be from Aspire Drug and Alcohol Service in a bid to raise awareness of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day.

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Service users, their families and Aspire staff at New Beginnings

Celebration for Doncaster drug and alcohol addicts

A Doncaster specialist detoxification and day programme which helps people beat their drug and alcohol addictions is holding an open day to celebrate recovery.

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Doncaster MP shows support for women affected by breast cancer

Dame Rosie Winterton DBE, MP for Doncaster Central has shown support for women affected by breast cancer by dressing up in pink and encouraging her constituents to take part in the UK’s biggest, brightest and pinkest fundraiser - the Breast Cancer Now “Wear it Pink” event on Friday October 21.

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