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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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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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Yorkshire Ambulance Service has been rated 'good' after its latest inspection.

Health watchdog delivers verdict on Yorkshire Ambulance Service after latest inspection

Inspectors have awarded the region’s ambulance service an overall rating of ‘good’ after noting impressive improvements in its effectiveness and safety.

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The Met Office has issued an amber warning for cold weather in the region.

Cold weather alert: Met Office warning for Yorkshire and the Humber upgraded to amber

Health officials across Yorkshire and the Humber are urging people in high-risk groups to take care after an amber warning for cold weather was issued.

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Donna and Mark before and after their joint weight loss

Slimming couple shed more than 10 stone

A slimming couple from Full Sutton have entered the new year having lost more than 10 stone between them.

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Annette Cassam, John Plaistowe and Berni Judge

Practice appeals for patients' opinions

Pocklington Group Practice and its Patient Participation Group need your help in completing a comprehensive survey regarding the Practice and the service it provides.
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Pock surgery receives ‘good’ inspection

Pock surgery receives ‘good’ inspection

Staff at Pocklington Group Practice are delighted to have achieved a ‘good’ rating in their latest inspection.

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Up, up and away...Redbrick aims to raise 10,000 this weekend for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

VIDEO: Put your feet up to help raise £10,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance with Redbrick

Forget sponsored runs for charity...this weekend you can help raise £10,000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance by putting your feet up or getting a good night's sleep!
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Revelations about Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire Ambulance Service's £600,000 compensation for staff

Yorkshire Ambulance Service has paid out more than £600,000 in compensation to staff injured at work over the past two years.
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Simple steps for a healthier you

Simple steps for a healthier you

Most people believe that one of the best ways of losing weight is to cut down on carbohydrates.
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Carer Barry Sedgwick.

‘You are not alone’ - message to county’s ‘hidden’ carers

“You are not alone” - that is the message from a carer who is urging the ‘hidden’ carers of the East Riding to come forward and get the help and support that is available.

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Receive free NHS health checks

The NHS health trainer service will be promoting dementia awareness throughout this week at all office locations throughout the East Riding as part of Dementia Awareness Week (15-21 May).

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The study suggests that the drug could reverse age-related changes in the brain

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug ‘reverses dementia triggers’

An experimental Alzheimer's drug reverses changes in the brain that can trigger dementia, according to new research.

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Robots currently have to be worked by surgeons

Robots could perform heart and cancer surgery

Cancer and heart operations could soon be carried out entirely by robots - reducing the risk of mistakes, according to new research.

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One in four people with food allergies taken ill while dining out

One in four people with food allergies taken ill while dining out

One in four people with a potentially fatal food allergy has suffered a reaction while dining out in the last 12 months, according to new research.

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Dr Clive Henderson outside the surgery in Market Weighton.

Market Weighton surgery saved as trust agrees to run services

A GP practice in Market Weighton which was facing an uncertain future will now provide a broader range of services.

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Packaging can be bad for you.

Fast food lovers exposed to chemical linked with autism and asthma

If you love tucking into burgers and pizzas it's not just the takeaway that's bad for you - even the packaging can damage your health.

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