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Councillor put through paces on new equipment at Nidderdale gym

Staff at a Nidderdale fitness centre have put a Harrogate councillor through his paces on their new state of the art gym equipment.

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Teenager faces battle with ME and Scafell

Teenager faces battle with ME and Scafell

A teenager from Wetherby is hoping to scale England’s highest mountain - a few years after chronic illness meant she couldn’t walk her dog to the end of the road without feeling exhausted.

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Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Parents have been warned to check their children for symptoms of scarlet fever following a growing number of cases in recent weeks.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, biscuits, cakes and ice cream is causing an epidemic of liver disease among youngsters, warns new research.

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Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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How will your local health service be affected?

INVESTIGATION: How the £22 billion NHS 'black hole' will affect Harrogate District's health

The words ‘Sustainability and Transformation Plans’ could easily be the kind of NHS jargon that makes you lose interest in the latest news feature on the financial worries our health service faces.
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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Health care cuts killed 30,000 people in 2015

Health care cuts killed 30,000 people in 2015

Cuts to health and social care budgets are to blame for 30,000 extra deaths in England and Wales during 2015, a new study claimed.

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Pregnant? Morning sickness is worse for mothers with girls

Pregnant? Morning sickness is worse for mothers with girls

The Duchess of Cambridge suffered it with both her babies... but severe morning sickness really is more likely to predict a daughter, according to new research.

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Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

A daily dose of sunshine via Vitamin D pills keeps coughs and colds at bay, according to new research.

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There are lots of reasons why people can't get a good night's sleep.

10 things that are stopping us getting a good night’s sleep

There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep to prepare us for the new day. But sadly many people aren’t getting one.

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The warning has come from Public Health England.

Parents warned to consult GP after cases of scarlet fever rise

Parents are being urged to take their child to a GP if they suspect scarlet fever, after cases rose in some areas of England.

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Customer reviews of weight loss products should be taken with pinch of salt

Customer reviews of weight loss products should be taken with pinch of salt

Product reviews posted on shopping sites do not provide an accurate reflection of the actual benefit of the product, research suggests.

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Why the best way you can help your partner out of depression is to love them

Why the best way you can help your partner out of depression is to love them

The blues can be beaten by the love of a good man or woman, according to new research.

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Little Macey with her mum Robyn. Picture: Adrian Murray

Our Mission for Macey: Anonymous £15k donation grants little girl's dream of walking

A three-year-old girl from Ripon who was born unable to use her legs could finally have the chance of walking independently after receiving a £15,000 anonymous donation towards life-changing surgery.

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Are you worried about your child's mental health?

Worried about your child’s mental health? Here’s what you should do

Anger issues, anxiety, bulimia, OCD, self harm - these are just a small number of the mental health issues facing children in the UK.

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Family’s thanks to ambulance staff

Family’s thanks to ambulance staff

A family whose baby nearly died after contracting meningitis on Christmas Day 2014 has raised £1,150 for the specialist ambulance that transferred him safely to hospital.

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Harrogate Council have committed 30,000 of their budget for the next five years to support a homelessness outreach officer. Picture: Ian Robinson

Council commits £30,000 a year to help homeless in Harrogate District

Homeless people in the Harrogate district are hoped to be helped off the streets for good with a new £30,000 scheme supported by the council.

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