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Milton Keynes residents urged to stock up on medication ahead of the Bank Holiday Weekend

With the last May bank holiday weekend fast approaching, local health professionals are reminding people to think ahead and prepare to pick up prescriptions and stock up their medicine cabinets in case of any reduced bank holiday hours.

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Linking of Hands at intu Milton Keynes

Marking Dementia Awareness Week in Milton Keynes

Last week was Dementia Awareness Week and intu Milton Keynes, along with other MK businesses united together to raise awareness for the disease with the Alzheimer’s Society.

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How the new entrance will look

New main entrance to open at Milton Keynes University Hospital this week

Milton Keynes University Hospital’s new main entrance will open its doors to the public for the first time at 6am on Friday (May 26).

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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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Milton Keynes intu supports Dementia Awareness Week

Milton Keynes intu supports Dementia Awareness Week

intu Milton Keynes will be supporting Dementia Awareness Week on Friday, raising awareness for the Alzheimer’s Society.

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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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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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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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Bedford chiropractor urges routine spinal checks for children

Bedford chiropractor urges routine spinal checks for children

Bedford chiropractor Dr Surinder Sandhu is backing calls from a national organisation that parents should consider regular spinal check-ups for their infants and children.

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Mental Health Week aims to look at issues from a ‘new angle’ in Milton Keynes

Mental Health Week aims to look at issues from a ‘new angle’ in Milton Keynes

One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem at some point in their lives.

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Macmillan ‘living with and beyond cancer’ conference hosted in Milton Keynes

Macmillan ‘living with and beyond cancer’ conference hosted in Milton Keynes

Local people living with cancer are invited to the Macmillan-funded ‘Living with and Beyond Cancer’ conference on Friday, June 9.

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Milton Keynes residents invited to ‘break the taboo’ and talk about death

People in Milton Keynes are invited to break the taboo and talk about death during Dying Matters Awareness Week 2017 which is running until Sunday.

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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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Comment: Fighting the good fight against fake news

This week our team have been joining forces with local and regional titles across the UK to launch a campaign to fight fake news.

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Jeremy Corbyn’s vow to protect hospital services in Bedford

Jeremy Corbyn’s vow to protect hospital services in Bedford

Jeremy Corbyn landed in Bedford on Wednesday, and declared the NHS a key part of his election campaign.

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Pictures: Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to Bedford

Pictures: Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to Bedford

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn came to Bedford town centre on Wednesday.

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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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