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Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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Pet food recalled over salmonella fears

A range of pet food has been recalled by its manufacturer following the discovery that the product contains salmonella.

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The Mayor of Milton Keynes signs up for the Willen Hospice Santa Dash - will you join him?

The Mayor of Milton Keynes signs up for the Willen Hospice Santa Dash - will you join him?

The Mayor of Milton Keynes, Councillor Steve Coventry will be participating in this year’s Santa Dash for Willen Hospice.

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Breakfast cereals full of sugar

Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg’s Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

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Bryn: keep Active, Keep Well

Milton Keynes residents with respiratory issues are urged to check in with Bryn’s story

NHS Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group has teamed up with Milton Keynes County Council sports development team, The British Lung Foundation and Hertsmere Leisure Trust, to introduce a life changing education and exercise programme to help patients with respiratory conditions learn about managing their condition and maintaining an active lifestyle.

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MK Hospital one of the best in the UK

Milton Keynes Hospital has been rated Good by health chiefs for the first time in its history - two years after it was deemed to Require Improvement.

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Woodhill prisons’s suicide epidemic is by far the worst in the UK - but it’s not the governor’s fault, says expert

Woodhill prisons’s suicide epidemic is by far the worst in the UK - but it’s not the governor’s fault, says expert

Woodhill prison has come a tragic top of the league in suicide stakes, with significantly more prisoners taking their own lives than in any other jail in the UK.

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Aldi issues recall

Aldi recalls popular food dish over allergy fears

ALDI is recalling one of its popular curry dishes because it contains milk, which is not declared within the ingredients list.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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New maternity service to encourage home births in Milton Keynes

New maternity service to encourage home births in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes is to have a dedicated birthing service to encourage hundreds more mums to give birth in their own homes.

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The Milton Keynes MoRun attracts more than 1200

The Milton Keynes MoRun attracts more than 1200

More than 1,200 people headed to Campbell Park on Sunday to take part in the annual MoRun.

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Milton Keynes College announces new -elearning course in nursing and midwifery

Milton Keynes College announces new -elearning course in nursing and midwifery

Milton Keynes College has announced the launch of a new online Higher Education access course, specifically designed for students looking to carve a career in nursing, midwifery or social care.

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Brain Tumour Research celebrates first anniversary in Milton Keynes

Brain Tumour Research celebrates first anniversary in Milton Keynes

Pioneering national charity, Brain Tumour Research, held a first anniversary Open Day at its offices in Shenley Pavilions, Shenley Wood, last Friday, welcoming supporters, brain tumour patients, business leaders and local dignitaries.

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GP welcomes new Oakridge pharmacy

GP welcomes new Oakridge pharmacy

Hot on the heels of Asda opening its doors at Oakridge Park Local Centre, Jardines pharmacy - having provided ‘temporary’ service from a porta-cabin for past three years – have now opened up in new premises opposite, next to the medical centre.

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Milton Keynes MP supports proposed disability equality training for minicab drivers

Milton Keynes MP supports proposed disability equality training for minicab drivers

Milton Keynes North MP, Mark Lancaster visited the Guide Dogs event in Parliament to show his support for taxi and minicab drivers receiving disability equality training once they have their licence.

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Burning eye fears lead to contact lens solution recall

A contact lens solution has been recalled by the manufacturer following the discovery of a potential fault which could cause eye irritation or possibly more serious consequences.

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Carers Rights Day: A Milton Keynes carer shares her story with the Milton Keynes Citizen

Carers Rights Day takes place on November 25th. The national campaign brings unpaid carers, support charities and local communities together to help carers understand their rights and the support they are entitled to.

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Disruption predicted as work starts on Milton Keynes hospital’s new main entrance - 17 months after it was closed

Disruption predicted as work starts on Milton Keynes hospital’s new main entrance - 17 months after it was closed

Work is finally due to start this month on the hospital’s new entrance – exactly 17 months after the old one closed.

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Victim of sibling sexual abuse launches website to help others

Victim of sibling sexual abuse launches website to help others

A victim of sibling sexual abuse has set up her own website to help other people struggling with the “taboo” subject.

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