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Primark recalls popular product containing chemical linked to cancer

Discount clothes retail giant Primark has recalled pairs of flip-flop over fears they contain a chemical linked to cancer.

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9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

Nine lifestyle and environmental changes starting in childhood could prevent a third of dementia cases according to an international study.

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A campaign group held a protest outside Shire Hall, Warwick this week, against plans to cut children's centres across the county. NNL-170718-131247009

Campaigners protest against Warwickshire children’s centre cuts

Numerous parents and campaigners held a protest outside the county council today (Tuesday, July 18) against plans to close 27 children’s centres across Warwickshire.

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Rugby MP Mark Pawsey in the House of Commons NNL-170702-114528001

Rugby MP welcomes contaminated blood inquiry

Rugby MP Mark Pawsey welcomed the government’s announcement of an inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal as a constituent is among those affected.

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Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent

Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent

The number of children getting just 60 minutes of daily physical activity has dropped by almost half, Public Health England has revealed.

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This is the age you’re officially ‘too old’ to go to a nightclub

This is the age you’re officially ‘too old’ to go to a nightclub

If you’re still feeling the effects of a night out this weekend, it may be because you’re now “too old” to go to a nightclub.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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Kids born to smoking mums more anti-social

Kids born to smoking mums more anti-social

Kids born to mums who smoke are more likely to be an antisocial teen and their loutish behaviour increases the more their mums puff away.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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Peter Realf (left) with Rugby MP Mark Pawsey at the relaunch of the All-Party Parliamenty Group on Brain Tumours NNL-171207-100927001

Bereaved Rugby dad hopeful for ‘new era’ in brain tumour research funding

A Rugby father who lost his only son to a brain tumour has welcomed what he hopes will be a ‘new era’ for patients and their families.

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The Baby Box made especially for Coventry and Warwickshire.

New bed for newborn babies coming to Warwickshire hospitals

More than 100 new and expectant mums are expected to be at the launch of a new bed for newborn babies to be used in hospitals across Warwickshire - the Baby Box.

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Rugby Town Medical Practice's car park was closed because of a hole in the ground.

Rugby doctors’ car park reopens after drain collapse

A doctors’ surgery car park in Rugby reopened yesterday (Wednesday, July 12) after being closed for a few weeks due to a drain collapsing.

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More than 11,000 new cases of FGM reported, NHS reveals

More than 11,000 new cases of FGM reported, NHS reveals

Latest figures from the NHS has revealed that there has been 11, 471 newly recorded cases of FGM in England in the last two years.

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Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Just two beers or glasses of wine a day raises the risk of bowel and gullet cancer by more than a fifth, according to new research.

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Karen Tait, Clifton Court Operations Manager, receives the award from Sandra Fulton, Care Homes Lead Nurse with the clinical commisioning group. Also pictured is resident Nancy Crane 99. NNL-170627-191053009

Special award for Clifton care home

Staff at a care home in Clifton-upon-Dunsmore are celebrating getting a special award for work to prevent pressure ulcers.

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Warwick Hospital

Campaigners’ anger at “cuts” to stroke services for Warwick and Rugby patients

Campaigners are arguing that proposals to remove stroke services from Warwick Hospital and have them based at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire would be “cuts” and not “improvements”.

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Hayley and Tommy Lloyd. NNL-170407-135206001

Appeal to renovate disabled Rugby boy’s home

Friends of a Rugby family with a disabled 11-year-old son are appealing to the community to help renovate their home to make it more suitable.

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Peter (left) and Muriel Farley (right) share their delight about Drovers House being rated outstanding with manager Louise Goode.

Rugby care home praised for 'outstanding' rating

Residents of a Rugby care home sang its praises after the health watchdog gave it the highest-possible rating.

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Water was gushing over the road because of the leak. Photo: Warwickshire Police

'Major' leak affects water supply at St Cross hospital

Engineers are working to fix a 'major' leak in a water pipe in Rugby which affected neighbours and the Hospital of St Cross this morning (Friday, June 30).
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Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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