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Mental health services in Warwickshire 'require improvement'

An NHS provider of mental health services across Coventry and Warwickshire requires improvement, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has ruled.
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Commonly used blood thinner can prevent cancer

Common blood thinner lowers cancer risk

The common blood thinning drug warfarin lowers the risk of cancers in the over 50s.

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Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

A popular brand of protein supplement has been recalled by its manufacturer due to its containing possible allergens not mentioned on its label.

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REVEALED: The best and worst GP surgeries in Rugby

Latest figures from NHS Choices reveal the best and worst GP surgeries in Rugby based on patient feedback.
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A patient action group was formed to fight for a replacement Brownsover Surgery

Long-awaited Brownsover Surgery faces further delay

The long-awaited replacement surgery for Brownsover faces further delays say campaigners.

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Brioche rolls recalled due to allergy fears

Les Brioche is recalling its Les Brioche Pain au lait Brioche Rolls 8 Pack because they have been incorrectly packed with Les Brioche Chocolate Chip Brioche Rolls, which contain soya.

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'Worrying increase' in children across Warwickshire seeking help for mental health issues

A spokesperson for mental health services for young people in Warwickshire has spoken of a ‘worrying’ trend after data obtained by the Advertiser revealed referrals increased by more than half in the last five years.
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Queens Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre.

Olympic star to host free swimming class in Rugby

Olympic silver medallist and two-time world 10km open water swimming champion Keri-anne Payne will be hosting a free swimming masterclass at Queens Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre, Rugby on Sunday October 22.

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The flu jab

It’s official - ‘man flu’ does exist, finds study

It’s official ... ‘man flu’ DOES exist - because men are more likely to call in sick with a cold than women are, according to new research.

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Fizzy drinks linked to liver disease in children

Fizzy drinks damaging kids’ livers

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, cakes, biscuits and ice cream is fuelling a potentially fatal liver disease in children, according to new research.

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'Breakfast is the most important meal of the day' is not a myth

Skipping breakfast could harden your arteries

Skipping breakfast could lead to hardening of the arteries, raising the risk of heart attacks, scientists claim.

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Asthma inhaler use increases risk of hard-to-treat infections finds study

Asthma inhaler use increases risk of hard-to-treat infections finds study

Asthma inhalers can increase the risk of killer hard-to-treat infections, a new study has found.

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Greenways Care Home

Carer describes Long Itchington care home rated inadequate as 'insidious'

A carer at Greenways Care Home in Long Itchington has described it as ‘insidious’ after a female patient died of renal failure there.
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Tick bites can kill

Huge swathes of countryside marked high risk for Lyme disease due to tick infestations

Huge swathes of stunning English countryside are being invaded - by killer ticks.

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Taking a break from dieting could improve weight loss

Taking a break from dieting could improve weight loss

Slimmers can shed more pounds by taking a two-week break from dieting - every fortnight, say scientists.

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Charly says...

Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

A line of Disney Frozen socks have been recalled by their manufacturer due to concerns that it may contain a cancer-causing chemical.

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Residents have until September 25 to have their views heard

Residents have until September 25 to voice views on pharmacies

Warwickshire residents have until 8am, September 25, to complete a survey to assist Warwickshire County Council and the NHS in better understanding how pharmacies (or chemists) are used.

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Police appealing for help in locating lost medication in Rugby

Police are appealing for help from the public in locating medication that has been lost in Rugby.

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Myton Hospices has been chosen as Sainsbury's charity partner for the year. Photo from Myton Hospices.

Warwickshire-based hospices chosen as Sainsbury’s Charity of the Year

Warwickshire-based hospices has been announced as the official charity partner for three Sainsbury’s stores.

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