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Leeds experts develop new tool to boost cervical cancer screening numbers

A new online tool developed by experts in Leeds has been launched in a bid to boost the number of women being screened for cervical cancer.

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Paul Dodd on the BBC's Rip Off Britain programme.

Leeds branding expert Paul’s recovery from brain haemorrhage is boosted by TV project

A Leeds design and branding boss showed he is well on his way to making a remarkable recovery from a near-fatal brain haemorrhage – by answering a call for help from Auntie Beeb.

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Hamara Healthy Living Centre in Beeston.

New network to boost wellbeing

A new community mental health and wellbeing network has been set up for organisations working in South Leeds.

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Leeds Marrow volunteers with their 2000th sign up of the year.

Stem cell register boost

Students are celebrating the end of the academic year having recruited 2,117 students to the Anthony Nolan stem cell register since September.

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Date: 30th June 2016. Picture James Hardisty. Official opening of the CityConnect Cycle Superhighway.

‘Evolving’ strategy for cycling in Leeds until 2030 approved

Ambitious plans to a create a “city that embraces cycling as an everyday normalised activity for all” have today been endorsed by Leeds City Council.

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Revised: Chief executive of Leeds City Council Tom Riordan, who met with game organisers.

Company agrees to revise controversial Leeds ‘Asylum’ escape game after backlash over mental health stigma

The company behind a controversial escape game that prompted a backlash from NHS chiefs and mental health campaigners because of its associations with a fictional “asylum” has now agreed to rethink its marketing.

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Fake food poisoning claims could spoil the all-inclusive holiday

British tourists could be banned from all-inclusive holidays

British travellers could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

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Martin Jenkins.

Leeds Maggie’s centre leader senses his dream is becoming a reality

Work is due to start on Yorkshire’s first Maggie’s cancer centre this year. Catherine Scott meets the man leading the project.

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CAMPAIGN: Emma Fisk.

Campaign after daughter’s death from cervical cancer

A PONTEFRACT mother has spoken of her fight to ensure more women use lifesaving tests after her newlywed daughter died from cervical cancer two years ago.

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Staying cool can be easier said than done when there's no air-conditioning to rely on.

How to stay cool during a heatwave

Thermometers have hit 30C in Yorkshire during a prolonged heatwave.

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High praise for Leeds hospitals after rating turnaround

The Health Secretary has led praise for hospital chiefs in Leeds after a new report by highlighted “significant improvements” in the quality of care.

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Akash in hospital in Leeds during his treatment.

Leeds teen transplant patient is bowled over by support from cricket legend Monty

Hospital staff at Leeds Teaching Hospitals laid on a dream day out for teen kidney transplant patient Akash Suryavansi - and the youngster was left bowled over by the experience!

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Bond End has been an AQMA since 2013.

Budget for Bond End gets £100,000 cash boost

A £100,000 cash boost has been added to the pot which will pay to improve congestion through Bond End in Knaresborough.

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Library picture: Drugs can mitigate the symptoms of Hepatitis but not yet cure it

Leeds and York scientists make breakthrough in unlocking Hep-B virus

YORKSHIRE scientists have claimed a breakthrough in unlocking the genetic code that causes Hepatitis B, the virus that is the major cause of liver cancer worldwide.

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Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It's hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn't working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

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Study finds ‘clear link’ between contaminated plane air and health issues

Flying a plane should come with a health warning, according to researchers.

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University to hold school mental health conference in Headingley

University to hold school mental health conference in Headingley

Education and mental health experts from across the country will gather at Leeds Beckett University to help shape the agenda on the subject in schools.

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Leeds health trust’s first electric car goes live

Leeds health trust’s first electric car goes live

Leeds Teaching Hospitals has launched its first electric vehicle.

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Brothers Oliver (left) and Benjamin Scott enjoy an ice cream at The Green in Heckmondwike, Yorskshire, as Britain basks in the hottest day of the year

Weather warning: Met Office issues second highest alert as Yorkshire bakes in sunshine

The heat health warning across the UK has been increased to its second highest level as Yorkshire continues to bake on the hottest day of the year.
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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

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