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HEALTH: Watch out for ticks!

The arrival of spring means many of us will begin once again to venture out into the countryside more often.

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Work of Doncaster DIAL praised

Work of Doncaster DIAL praised

Trustees and volunteers at Dial Doncaster spoke about the vital work they cover to their president, Dame Rosie Winterton, when she visited to thank them recently.

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The team which helped make the heart screening weekend a success

12 young and fit people die of undiagnosed heart conditions in the country every week

An inaugural community scheme to monitor health in Sheffield’s youngsters was hailed a great success.

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There are plenty of tea blends to try which have a range of health boosting benefits

Brews with benefits: the health-boosting perks of a good cuppa

Widely known as a tea-drinking nation, here in Britain we're extremely partial to a good cuppa.
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Young and old are set to enjoy the Big Ride

Sheffield Space for Cycling Big Ride set for another success

The 2018 Big Ride on Saturday 28th April will see hundreds of people get on their bikes and take to the streets to call for Space for Cycling in Sheffield.

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Steve Shergold with the couple's daughter Esmee

Mum and wife speaks out about the devastation of bowel cancer

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month; as the month draws to a close, Team Verrico’s Head of Social Media, Gina Shergold, shared her personal experience of the disease.

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Curtis with dad Stephen

Fundraising kidney patient to take on assault course challenge alongside donor dad

A new father who lost the function of both his kidneys only to have his life saved by his own donor dad, is taking on a military assault course to raise cash for Sheffield Hospitals Charity.

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Max Bartle

Soon-to-qualify nurses tour South Yorkshire hospitals

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) hosted a number of nurse and midwifery recruitment open days in March and April, showcasing the exciting opportunities available across the Trust’s main three sites for newly qualified clinicians.

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Doncaster Council

Plan to bring Doncaster Council and NHS to work together on social care

Councillors will asked to approve plans for Doncaster Council and the NHS to work more closely together on improving social care.

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Is enough being done to support your mental health?

Not enough being done to support Sheffield staff mental health in the workplace

With a rise in workplace-related stress, illnesses and mental health issues, over half (61%) of working adults in Sheffield believe that businesses are not doing enough to support the physical and mental wellbeing of their employees, according to a new study released today.

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Helping Sheffield people prevent diabetes

Help and support is available for people in Sheffield who are at risk of developing the Type 2 diabetes – that’s the message as part of Diabetes Prevention Week (April 16-22).

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North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group meeting

North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group meeting

Take your opportunity to get your finger on the pulse of local healthcare

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A scheme to help sex workers in Doncaster will continue for a further two years

Project will continue to help Doncaster sex workers leave the industry

Council bosses are spending a six-figure sum to continue a project helping sex workers in Doncaster.

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Are sunbeds safer than sunbathing outdoors?

Can you prevent cancer by eating certain foods? Are sunbeds safer than sunbathing outdoors? 15 medical myths debunked

We’ve all heard medical myths that we’ve been unsure of and with many of us now using ‘Dr Google’ as our first medical port-of-call.

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Sue Taylor

COLUMNIST: What really constitutes a good diet?

During the past 50 years there has been much debate on the optimal dietary advice for improving long-term health in the general population as well as in people with established cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure obesity, osteoporosis and other problems related to the Western lifestyle.

Opinion
Alistair Gunn at Ambulance Leadership Forum

Yorkshire Ambulance Service staff win national awards

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) is celebrating after two members of staff won awards for their outstanding contribution.

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Football star Paul Merson at a fund raiser for the Eve Merton Dream Trust with Martin Lawrence and Clynton Johnson, charity co. founders

Dreams come true for cancer patients in Doncaster

Dream maker Sarah Maye knows all about the good work the Eve Merton Trust does.

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Experts are on hand to help you stop smoking

South Yorkshire firefighters support smokers in quitting campaign

Adwick fire station is to play host to a series of Stop Smoking Services to help Doncaster residents quit the habit.

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Raising money for youngsters with autism

Friends and family from the Isle gathered on a dreary Easter Sunday to take part in an autisum awareness event.

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President’s year of fundraising boosts hospice

Lindsey Lodge Hospice has been given a £3,060 boost thanks to a year of fundraising by a big-hearted local golfer.

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