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Event to share memories

Older people living with dementia can share memories of their ‘sports days’ at a celebratory event.

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Meningitis Now: Tackling virus by making it visible

A charity is urging people who have had viral meningitis to back its ‘Make Viral Visible’ campaign and dispel myths about the disease.

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YEP Says: Leeds family’s credit for accepting nurse’s apology

YEP Says: Leeds family’s credit for accepting nurse’s apology

THE FAMILY of Raymond Stott have faced a long wait to find out the circumstances of his death in a Leeds hospital.

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The plight of young Bradley Lowery has captured the hearts of the nation.

Brave Bradley Lowery returns to hospital as mother reveals his 'horrendous pain'

A five-year-old whose battle with a rare cancer has won the hearts of football fans has returned to hospital with doctors fearing the disease could be progressing.

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Top award for Leeds hospital garden

Top award for Leeds hospital garden

A garden designed to showcase the wonders of the human brain has picked up a top award ahead of its installation at St James’s University Hospital in Leeds.

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OAP died after being given another patient’s medication at Leeds hospital

OAP died after being given another patient’s medication at Leeds hospital

A NURSE wept as she apologised to the family of a Leeds man who died at St James’s Hospital after she gave him another patient’s medication by mistake.

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SUPPORT: Cameron Harper and Alex Craven who both have Cerebral Palsy.

Cameron walks for his pal Alex

It has been two years since nine-year-old Cameron Harper had the life changing procedure that enabled him to take his very first steps.

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Fast-food giant McDonald's is to trial a new home delivery service.

Big Mac delivered to your door... why McDonald's is trialing new home delivery service in UK

McDonald's is to roll out a long-awaited home delivery trial as UK consumers continue to embrace the rapidly expanding market.

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Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

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The links between obesity and stigma

Children as young as six years old worry about their body image, new analysis suggests.

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Concern over A&E crisis funding

Cash injections to ease the pressure on already over-stretched A&E departments are a “sticking-plaster” on a widening crisis, unions have warned, as details begin to emerge of grants to hospitals in Yorkshire.

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LISTED: Leeds’ best and worst GP surgeries revealed - how does yours compare?

LISTED: Leeds’ best and worst GP surgeries revealed - how does yours compare?

The highest and lowest rated GP surgeries in Leeds have been revealed, based on ratings by patients responding to official NHS Choices surveys - how does yours compare?

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SUCCESS: Janette Benaddi, Helen Butters, Niki Doeg and Frances Davies after their voyage.

Yorkshire Rows mum praises the work of Maggie’s charity

One of the Yorkshire Rows – the group of mums who broke the record for the oldest female crew ever to cross an ocean – has spoken about how a Maggie’s cancer centre would have helped her late father.

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Oliver Baker. PIC: Tony Johnson

Dream day for Leeds United fan Oliver after success of op

At just five years old, Oliver Baker has watched his beloved Leeds United play at Elland Road more times than some life-long fans.

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Being skinny linked to depression in both men and women

Being skinny is associated with depression, scientists say.

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Cycling to work ‘provides major opportunities for health improvement’

Cycling to work cuts the risk of developing heart disease and cancer by almost half, research suggests.

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Strawberry diet could starve off aggressive breast cancer, study suggests

Strawberries have been shown to stave off aggressive breast cancer in laboratory studies.

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CLOSE SHAVE: Colleague Sarah Giles works on Nigels new look.

Hair today, gone tomorrow for Leeds businessman

businessman Nigel Finlay was given a smooth new look and raised more than £1,400 for Leeds charity Candlelighters.

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£10,000 diet pays off for Viki

£10,000 diet pays off for Viki

Viki Short has spent £10,000 shedding ten stone and dropping eight dress sizes. Jayne Dawson reports.

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Six year olds worried about their weight says new research

Children as young as six are struggling with their body image according to Leeds experts. Catherine Scott reports.

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