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44% of Brits over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but do nothing about it

New research has found that 44% of UK adults over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but over half (52%) do nothing to alleviate the effects.

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VIDEO: How well do we know our bodies?

New research by Balance Activ reveals the need for better understanding of our bodies and works with TV’s Dr Sarah Jarvis to spread the word on what’s normal and what’s not.

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Doncaster GPs and consultants agree it’s good to talk

It’s good to talk – as a new scheme is proving by saving Doncaster patients an unnecessary trip to hospital.

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Column: See yourself as you want to be

Column: See yourself as you want to be

When most people talk of weight loss they should really be talking about FAT LOSS. The goal should be to be leaner, healthier and more fit.

Address the cause and not the symptoms. We need to create positive change. In other words FAT BURNING.

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Doncaster Tai Chi for health

Doncaster Tai Chi for health

Doncaster Tai Chi for Health provides flexible and adjustable exercise routines that can be practiced by almost anyone.

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Sheffield health worker launches ‘much needed’ children’s book

Sheffield health worker launches ‘much needed’ children’s book

A recognised need for literature that explains mental health issues to children in a way they can understand, spurred a Sheffield woman to put pen to paper.

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Free health sessions for over 50s in Doncaster

Free health sessions for over 50s in Doncaster

Mid-lifers in Doncaster who want to get fitter and feel better about themselves, currently have a big helping hand...

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Andrew Percy

MP raises issue of poor patient transport services

Isle MP Andrew Percy secured a debate in the House of Commons on the provision of patient transport services in northern Lincolnshire.

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Fundraiser Acker Shaw

Doncaster mum’s memory lives on thanks to the tireless fundraising efforts of devoted husband

A tireless fundraiser from Rossington has raised thousands of pounds for Weston Park Cancer Charity in memory of his beloved wife Brenda.

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Members of RULFC promoting the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Cervical Screening Campaign

South Yorkshire footballers encourage women to not fear their smears

This Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (22 to 28 January), Rotherham United Ladies Football Club (RULFC) has teamed up with their local cervical screening programme and together are urging the women of Rotherham to not fear their smear test.

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Midwives at DRI, Lesley Crowcroft, Tracey  Gryzelka, Lizzie Ivill

Dealing with the joys and heartache of Doncaster Women's Hospital

Doncaster mum Laura Roe knows exactly how dedicated the midwives are at Doncaster Women's Hospital.

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Uncertain future for Doncaster village GP practice

GP services in a Doncaster village are facing an uncertain future after it was announced the current doctor is leaving.

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A period of wet, windy and snowy weather is expected to hit Yorkshire next week.

Weather warning: Gales, showers and snow set to hit Yorkshire as jet-stream sweeps in cold snap

Forecasters are predicting a short, sharp shock of cold temperatures next week as a jet-stream pushes wintry showers, high winds and snow across Britain.

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COLUMNIST: Campaign for a better deal for our children on the food front

I hope you all had a very enjoyable and relaxing Christmas. I’d also like to think that many of you had what I would refer to as a traditional Christmas featuring plenty of nourishing, home-cooked food.

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Sheffield Childrens chief executive John Somers with Matt Ross and BBC presenter Harry Gration MBE

Nominate your favourite doctors, nurses and healthcare workers in Sheffield

Young patients and their families are being invited to nominate their favourite doctors, nurses and healthcare workers for a Children’s Star Award.

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A patient receiving care in the new unit

New £2m frailty assessment unit opens at Sheffield hospital

A £2m purpose-built frailty assessment unit has been opened at the Northern General Hospital to provide assessment and care for frail older patients.

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Montagu Hospital in Mexborough

Doncaster hospital ward manager struck off for 'simulating' sexual acts and bullying staff

A Doncaster hospital ward manager has been struck off for bullying staff and 'simulating' crude sexual acts.
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COLUMNIST: To diet or not to diet in 2018?

COLUMNIST: To diet or not to diet in 2018?

To diet or not to diet in 2018? January, the month when hundreds of people all over the country will embark on a diet.

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Kick start your new year with a FREE NHS Health Check

With the new year just around the corner, Doncaster Council is urging residents to think about their health and get a FREE NHS Health Check to kick start 2018.

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Women urged to join ‘warrior’ workouts in Rotherham

Women urged to join ‘warrior’ workouts in Rotherham

An open invitation to women to try a new winter sport and unleash their inner ‘warrior’ is extended this month.

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