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Big hearted firefighters to spread festive cheer to ill children

Rastrick firefighters will bring some Christmas cheer to ill children and their families on the wards at Calderdale Royal hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.

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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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NHS surgery ban on obese patients and smokers in Yorkshire

NHS surgery ban on obese patients and smokers in Yorkshire

NHS chiefs are backing a plan to ban obese patients and smokers from surgery in Yorkshire.

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Calderdale Royal Hospital

NHS Trust owed thousands for non-EU nationals’ hospital care

Hundreds of thousands of pounds are owed to Yorkshire hospitals in unpaid bills for providing treatment to non-EU nationals in the last year.

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Thousands of dogs will be fatally poisoned this Christmas

Thousands of dogs will be fatally poisoned this Christmas

Thousands of dogs could be fatally poisoned this Christmas by gobbling down festive treats left lying around by their owners.

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VIDEO: Parents struggle to identify signs of meningitis - do you know the signs?

VIDEO: Parents struggle to identify signs of meningitis - do you know the signs?

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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Spotting signs of the ‘hidden killer’ cancer

Spotting signs of the ‘hidden killer’ cancer

It’s a ‘hidden killer’ which is often not picked up until it is advanced.

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VIDEO: Half of owners never clean their dog’s teeth

VIDEO: Half of owners never clean their dog’s teeth

More than half of the UK’s dog owners have never cleaned their dogs’ teeth, according to a new survey.

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Euan MacDonald.

I lost my voice through Motor Neurone Disease – but you can donate yours

Euan MacDonald, who has Motor Neurone Disease, explains how people living with the condition could be given a new voice – with your help

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Salmonella found to be rife in salad

Salmonella found to be rife in salad

Bags of ready to eat salads that contain broken leaves could be harbouring dangerously high levels of the food poisoning bug, a new study warned.

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A reader asks: Do we care more about our pets than people?

Pet flea and tick drops recalled over poisoning fears

A range of pet care products has been recalled by its manufacturer due to concerns that they may contain an element poisonous to cats.

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Millions of GP visits for minor ailments could be avoided, report suggests

Millions of GP visits for minor ailments could be avoided, report suggests

Millions of visits to GPs for ailments such as colds and insect bites could be avoided by patients looking after themselves, according to a new report.

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The norovirus is a particularly unpleasant sign of the season

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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Each bottle of his energy drink contained 40 mg of Niacin - 200 per cent the recommended daily value.

Man developed hepatitis after energy drink ‘overdose’

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

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‘We have to do better than this’ - Halifax MP Holly Lynch claims mental health care is in crisis

‘We have to do better than this’ - Halifax MP Holly Lynch claims mental health care is in crisis

‘More work is needed to fix out-of-hours mental health services.’

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Stacie Holliday, student at Calderdale College, gives a hand massage to Declan Brewer, during the World Mental Health Day event, at the Shay, Halifax

Shining a light on mental health

Guest speakers, dance performances and an awards ceremony were centre stage at The Shay stadium to mark World Mental Health Day.

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Living in squalor: Older tenants who fall victim to slum landlords

VULNERABLE OLDER people endure shocking conditions in the private rental sector, leaving them at risk of neglect, bullying and abuse, a charity has claimed.

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The unfair secrets behind celebrity fitness DVDs

The unfair secrets behind celebrity fitness DVDs

It’s two months until Christmas, and the reality TV stars of Britain are beginning to crawl out of the woodwork to sell their fitness DVDs.

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Fears over killer food poisoning bug prompt recall

Fears over killer food poisoning bug prompt recall

Patchwork Pate has recalled 15 varieties of its pate over fears it could contain the toxin responsible for potentially fatal botulism food poisoning.

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