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Residents rate Rugby care home in regional top 20

A care home in Rugby has been chosen by residents and their families as one of the top 20 in the West Midlands.

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The Hospital of St Cross' cardiac rehabilitation team. NNL-170523-141906001

St Cross cardiac rehab team in running for BHF award

A caring team at the Hospital of St Cross are in the running for a national award from the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

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Going without sleep could make you lonely

Going without sleep could make you lonely

Young Britons are putting themselves at risk of loneliness by going without sleep, according to new research.

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How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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Sean Prendergast with his wife Vivienne and his motorcycle NNL-170805-114329001

Double heart attack survivor from Wolston motorcycling to Prague for BHF

A Wolston biker is motorcycling 1,800 miles to Prague for charity to repay his debt of gratitude having suffered two heart attacks in five years.

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Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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Laura Bedford wants to raise up to ?50,000 for stem cell treatment for her multiple sclerosis in Mexico. Laura with one of her four carers Sabina Duszynska NNL-170905-163545001

Newbold woman’s £50k hope for life-changing MS treatment

A Newbold woman is hoping to ‘get her life back’ by raising up to £50,000 for life-changing treatment for her multiple sclerosis in Mexico.

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NHS hospitals hit by cyber attack spreading across England

Computers have been shut down across the country after NHS computers across the county were hit by a cyber attack.

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A very pleased Lottie Dronfield after completing the Brighton Marathon NNL-170805-111229001

Wolston runner raises hundreds for charity close to fiancé’s family’s heart

A keen runner from Wolston raised more than £1,300 for a charity close to her fiancé’s heart by completing her second marathon in as many years.

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A patient action group was formed to fight for Brownsover Surgery to re-open NNL-161020-163913001

Planning application for long-awaited Brownsover Surgery submitted

The long-awaited plans for the proposed new GP surgery and community room in Brownsover have been submitted to the council.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month

New cigarette laws come into force this month: Here’s what smokers need to know

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

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Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating half an avocado a day helps to shed the pounds and stave off heart disease and diabetes, say scientists.

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Aj's Bar on Dunchurch Road. Photo from Google Street View.

Rugby man handed landlord ban after putting tenants life at risk

A Rugby man who rented out rooms above a town centre bar has been banned from being a landlord after putting the lives of his tenants at risk.

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Hospital of St Cross NNL-161115-121329001

Donations reduce frail patients’ risk of falling at St Cross

Frail and elderly patients at the Hospital of St Cross will be less likely to hurt themselves getting into bed thanks to a kind donation.

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Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Cheap booze is easier than ever to buy despite the dramatic surge in pub closures - especially in deprived areas, according to new research.

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Ever wondered why you can't resist that burger, pizza or kebab? Now you know

Scientists reveal why we find certain foods irresistible

The food we like eating - even when we know it’s bad for us - is all down to our genes, suggests a groundbreaking new study.

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

Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

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

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Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

The notorious hospital super bug C. diff could be spread through contaminated food, a new study warned.

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Mum-of-two Keeley Parker wants some provisions for teenagers at the proposed community space at the new Brownsover Surgery NNL-170426-172323001

Brownsover Surgery community space ‘needs to get teens off streets’

Getting teenagers off the streets was the dominant suggestion from people in Brownsover when the Advertiser asked about the new surgery’s proposed community space.

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Warwick Hospital’s maternity care unit still ‘requires improvement’ according to care commission

Warwick Hospital’s maternity department still ‘requires improvement’ along with its medical care, according to an update into a Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection.

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