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Tot’s epilepsy battle inspires family in charity run

The family of a toddler whose epilepsy caused him to fall 30 times a day has urged people to support a charity run.

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Colin Ferrie.

Leeds doctor caught in drug sting can return to medical work

A former Leeds General Infirmary children’s doctor caught taking cocaine before an on-call shift has been given the green light to return to medical work.

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Consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon Catherine Hernon.

Leeds surgeon restoring patients’ movement and independence

Two strong female role models inspired Catherine Hernon to follow a career in medicine.

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Scientists believe they are closer to unlocking the common cold virus.

Leeds boffins make cold breakthrough

SCIENTISTS in Leeds believe they have come a step closer to unlocking the “enigma code” that causes the common cold.

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YEP Says: Rachel’s death is such a tragic loss

YEP Says: Rachel’s death is such a tragic loss

THE campaign by Rachel Carrack to raise money for cancer treatment takes the breath away.

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York and Leeds scientists in breakthrough on ‘unlocking’ common cold virus

SCIENTISTS in Yorkshire believe they have come a step closer to unlocking the “enigma code” that causes the common cold.

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Tributes paid to tragic cancer Leeds mum who sparked a campaign backed by thousands

Tributes paid to tragic cancer Leeds mum who sparked a campaign backed by thousands

An inspirational mum from Leeds who sparked a campaign backed by thousands has died after a fierce battle with cancer.

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Breeda Columb, Head of Nursing, with Lisa Aldam, Non Clinical Support Worker, next to the new sign.

Hospital bus stop signs to help calm dementia patients

Bus stop signs have been installed in Leeds hospital Accident and Emergency departments to help keep dementia patients calm.

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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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Jessica Graham with her dog Archer.

Leeds woman reveals trauma of ectopic pregnancy in bid to raise awareness

When Jessica Graham discovered she was pregnant with her first child, she was delighted.

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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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The Blood Donor Centre at Bridle Path, Seacroft

Councillors raise concerns over consultation before Leeds blood donor centre closure

Councillors have raised concerns over a “lack of consultation” before the closure of a blood donor centre in Leeds.

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Prescriptions were misplaced by Leeds GP surgery

A Leeds GP surgery has been told to improve by the health watchdog after prescriptions were misprinted and mislaid.

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Social workers take week-old baby over ‘dad’s view on bottled milk’

A week-old baby was taken off his parents in hospital by social workers after his father expressed unorthodox views about “the benefits of formula milk”.

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