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Tips for coping during the heatwave

Much of the UK is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.
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A Starbucks Berry Crunch breakfast pot contains double the amount of sugar than a Biscoff Krispy Kreme doughnut.

BEHIND THE LABEL: The ugly truth lurking within those ‘healthy alternatives’

You know the situation – you’re “being good” so you use every ounce of willpower to ignore the bacon sandwich and opt for the healthy, half-fat yoghurt pot filled with delicious berries and a sprinkling of granola.

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Which supermarkets fared the worst?

LISTED: The supermarkets that have the highest risk of food poisoning from chicken

Shoppers are more likely to suffer food poisoning from buying chickens at Lidl than anywhere else in the country, health experts have warned.
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East Midlands Ambulance Service improving, but still work to be done

East Midlands Ambulance Service improving, but still work to be done

Improvements have been made at East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS), but there is still work to be done, health watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said.

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King's Mill Hospital, which comes under the auspices of the award-winning Sherwood Forest trust.

Top Hospitals award for trust that runs King’s Mill

The trust that runs King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton has been named one of the best in the country by a leading health organisation.

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How to talk to your kids after a terror attack

How to talk to your kids after a terror attack

As parents or carers, there is a strong temptation to shield our children when bad news breaks.

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From left, Helen, Graham and Julie Dearden are gearing up for a 26-mile MoonWalk through Edinburgh for breast cancer charity Walk the Walk.

Dad steps out in leopard print bra for charity walk

A Hucknall family are heading to Edinburgh next weekend to take part in charity walking event which will be especially close to their hearts.

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Many pharmacies will be closed on bank holiday Monday.

Nottinghamshire pharmacy opening times on bank holiday Monday

Many of Nottinghamshire's pharmacies will be closed for the bank holiday on May 29.

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King's Mill Hospital

Hospitals back to normal after global cyber attack

King’s Mill Hospital’s IT systems are back to normal after they were hit by a cyber-attack which affected hospital computer systems around the globe.

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Patients told not to attend scan appointments at Kings Mill Hosptial after cyber attack

Patients have been told not to attend CT, ultrasound or MRI scan appointments over the weekend amid a ‘ransomware’ cyber attack on the NHS.

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Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust donates thousands of crutches and zimmer frames to patients in Syria and Zambia

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust has sent more than 1,000 items including crutches, zimmer frames and chairs have been sent to Syria and Zambia to help those in need.
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COLUMN: Are we becoming dependent on medication?

In the last decade the prescribing of antidepressants in the UK has doubled. The rates have increased dramatically from just over 31 million in 2005 to around 61 million in 2015.

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COLUMN: How do we relate to others in our time of need?

One of the questions I have found myself asking more and more recently is how do we communicate our feelings to others?

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COLUMN: How exercise helped me think beyond survival

COLUMN: How exercise helped me think beyond survival

In today’s world, we are constantly being told that exercise is good for us, and that we should all do a little more in order to stay fit and healthy.

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COLUMN: Let’s break the taboo surrounding male suicide

In 2014 it was believed 76 per cent of all suicides were by men (4623). This equated to 12 deaths per day which is staggering. It is now widely believed to be the biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK.

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COLUMN: It isn’t weak to ask for help

COLUMN: It isn’t weak to ask for help

As a counsellor one of the most common and challenging things I am faced with is despair.

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Shaun Tindall and his daughter, Ruby.

Match in aid of young Mansfield girl who lost dad after he battled depression in secret

A charity football match is being played to remember a Mansfield dad who took his own life – and to raise money for his young daughter.

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Inappropriate calls received by EMAS in April included a woman who had lost her credit card.

Man dials 999 asking for ambulance to take him to see friend in London

A man who wanted to see his friend in London dialled 999 and asked for an ambulance, health bosses have revealed.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month

These new cigarette laws come into force this month: Here's what smokers need to know

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.
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COLUMN: Seizures...signs and treatment, by Dr Tim Baker, St John Ambulance

A seizure can be caused by something interrupting the electrical activity in the brain.

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