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Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade.

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Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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Dr Gary Wannan.

Vulnerable patients being sent 60 miles - due to a lack of beds

Vulnerable people with mental health problems are being sent up to 60 miles away from home for treatment because of a lack of beds.

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The top 10 vaping no-nos - according to Debretts

The top 10 vaping no-nos - according to Debretts

Social etiquette experts Debrett’s has issued a guide to polite VAPING - including never vape in bed or blow vapour into someone’s face.

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Blood test for autism developed for earlier diagnosis

Blood test for autism developed for earlier diagnosis

A blood test for autism has been developed which could lead to children being diagnosed at an earlier age.

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Popular Easter eggs recalled over health risk

Two easter eggs, made by a popular premium chocolate brand have been recalled after it was revealed that they could pose a health risk to some customers.

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Doctors now ‘80% certain’ Brit is the first person ever to cure himself of type 1 diabetes

Tests show a man may well hold the secret to a cure for an illness that kills 1.5 million people every year.

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Sam Forbes, 11, had the Pandemrix jab, pictured with mum, Di.

Fight for justice: 11-year-old in pain and needs 15 naps a day

The family of a youngster made chronically-ill by a government-approved vaccine for swine flu have been locked in a legal dispute for compensation to pay for his care.

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Children are tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Millions of children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Do you really need to eat ten portions of fruit and veg a day?

Do you really need to eat ten portions of fruit and veg a day?

Only a quarter of UK adults manage to eat the officially recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. In fact, almost half eat less than three a day.

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Vital component of cannabis ‘may help treat anxiety and substance abuse’

Vital component of cannabis ‘may help treat anxiety and substance abuse’

A key ingredient of cannabis may help treat anxiety and drug addiction, suggests a new study.

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Supermarket recalls spagbol over allergy fears

Supermarket recalls spagbol over allergy fears

Tesco is recalling a line of frozen Spaghetti Bolognese due to the presence of egg which is not on the label.

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Patients with sepsis need treating within one hour

Patients with sepsis need treating within one hour

Patients who appear to be suffering from sepsis must be treated within one hour, according to health watchdog NICE.

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Healthwatch- keeping an eye on your NHS

Healthwatch- keeping an eye on your NHS

How can health and social care services continue to meet the needs of the population while facing a huge funding shortfall?

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New pills to treat high blood pressure on horizon

New pills to treat high blood pressure on horizon

New pills to treat high blood pressure could soon be available after a medical breakthrough by British scientists.

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New superbug immune to strongest antibiotics

New superbug immune to strongest antibiotics

A new variant of a gene that causes resistance to our strongest antibiotics has been discovered in a healthy person, prompting fears it could be spreading.

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Diesel fumes making lung diseases more antibiotic resistant

Diesel fumes making lung diseases more antibiotic resistant

Air pollution from diesel vehicles can make some lung diseases more resistant to antibiotics, a new study warned.

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Smokers in Kirklees urged to be quitters on No Smoking Day 2017

Every year No Smoking Day is the launchpad to a smoke-free life for thousands of people in the UK.

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Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

A bird flu panic has seen free-range eggs temporarily lose their status after hens were brought indoors.

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