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English Bulldog health problems prompt cross-breeding call

BBC News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Crossing the English Bulldog with another breed is the best way to ensure its survival, scientists have argued. Due to centuries of selective breeding for physical traits, the Bulldog has become so inbred it cannot be returned to health without an ...
Experts warn of health problems in 'often brief lifetime' of british bulldog
English bulldogs now so inbred that long-term health might never improve, scientists warn
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Health trust placed in financial special measures

East London and West Essex Guardian Series - ‎18 hours ago‎
Barts Health Trust has been placed into financial special measures by the NHS after it forecast the largest budget deficit of any healthcare provider in the UK.
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E. coli outbreak linked to blue cheese

BBC News - ‎16 hours ago‎
Two people are in hospital after an outbreak of the potentially fatal E. coli O157 bug linked to a cheese manufacturer in Lanarkshire.
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Proud James will think of donor at transplant games

Wakefield Express - ‎18 hours ago‎
James Hodgson with his mum Rachel at their home in Sandal. (Picture by Simon Hulme.) 15:35 Friday 29 July 2016. 0. Have your say. A boy from Sandal who overcame serious illness is competing in a special tournament for people who have had transplants ...
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Don't go on holiday to Florida if you're pregnant: Official advice is updated after latest Zika outbreak

Daily Mail - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Pregnant women are being told to cancel trips to Florida following the latest Zika outbreak. Public Health England has advised pregnant women to scrap non-essential trips to the state after the country's first cases of the virus not linked to travel ...
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Free fruit for kids at town centre Tesco Extra store

Rotherham Advertiser - ‎17 hours ago‎
CHILDREN can get their hands on fruit free of charge when they go shopping at Rotherham's Tesco Extra store. The initiative, which is being launched in more than 800 Tesco Extra and Superstores across the UK, is aimed at creating healthy eating habits ...
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New drugs available after cancer drugs fund revamp

Daily Mail - ‎19 hours ago‎
The NHS has announced new potentially life-saving medicines that will be made available to patients as part of the revamped Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF).
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Gloucestershire hospital trust continues to miss A&E targets

BBC News - ‎12 hours ago‎
A hospital trust is in breach of its licence for not meeting A&E waiting times, a watchdog has found. NHS Improvement said Gloucestershire NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust had not met the four-hour target.
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Drug-related admissions rise

The Northern Echo (registration) - ‎16 hours ago‎
There were 346 admissions for poisoning due to drug taking in the city in 2014-15 - amounting to 172 admissions per 100,000 of the population.
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GP retainer rate increased 30% to keep doctors working for longer

GP online - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
NHS England has bumped up financial incentives for GPs working on the retained doctor scheme by a third in a bid to convince more GPs to stay in the profession for longer.
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Lidl recalls peanuts...because they contain NUTS

Gloucestershire Live - ‎1 hour ago‎
Shoppers in Gloucester and Cheltenham are being warned to return packets on nuts to a supermarket because they contain...nuts. Discount supermarket Lidl is removing packs of peanuts from its shelves because they fail to carry a warning telling ...
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Rape victims suffer 'flashbacks' during childbirth

BBC News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
For many victims of rape and sexual assault, giving birth can trigger frightening, graphic memories of their attack. As the UK's first maternity clinic for rape and sexual assault victims opens, BBC News speaks to three victims - two of whom helped ...
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Prestwich man helps create clothing inspired by cancer research

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
A PRESTWICH cancer survivor teamed up with Cancer Research UK scientists and fashion designers to create an exhibition with a difference as part of European City of Science.
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Pairs are more likely to get a discount if one of them is female

Daily Mail - ‎17 hours ago‎
Whether it is a married couple choosing a new car, two friends buying a holiday or business colleagues investing in stocks and shares, if one of the two is a woman then the pair will take fewer risks.
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IBM and the Zika Virus fight - the rising importance of IoT

Huffington Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Internet of Things (IoT) model being applied here by IBM is to leverage the large scale connectivity and computing power to track and analyse the Virus.
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New international AMR partnership launched

PharmaTimes - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The US government has announced a new global partnership to tackle the health threat posed by antimicrobial resistance, involving two UK partners.
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This is why you shouldn't mistake hair removal cream for shampoo

Daily Star - ‎17 hours ago‎
Kayla Conners took to Twitter to share photos of her sister Kelsey's epic beauty fail in the bathroom. Unfortunately the youngster accidentally mixed up her products, meaning she accidentally washed her locks with a bottle of Nair hair removal rather ...
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Menopause 'may mix up exercise reward pathways in the brain'

NHS Choices - ‎17 hours ago‎
"Menopause 'crushes your motivation to exercise'," the Mail Online reports. But before you bin your gym card, the study it reports on involved rats, not women.