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Tesco recalls ready meal over health concerns

Tesco has issued a notice recalling a popular ready meal

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Sitting down too much can age women by 8 years, warn scientists

Sitting down too much can age women by 8 years, warn scientists

Sitting for too long can age women by up to eight years, say scientists.

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Four weeks of engineering works will affect trains to and from London Euston

Rail passengers have been warned to expect engineering works over the next four Sundays, between London Euston and Willesden Junction and also at London Euston.

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Milton Keynes charity seeks fundraisers for tandem skydive

Milton Keynes charity seeks fundraisers for tandem skydive

The Willen Hospice Tandem Skydive wiil take place on Sunday May 14 at Hinton-in-the-Hedges Airfiled in Brackley. And you could be among those taking part.

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‘The doctors are turning away my dying mother’ says Milton Keynes woman

‘The doctors are turning away my dying mother’ says Milton Keynes woman

A mum with terminal cancer is locked in a grim life or death battle with the Home Office in a bid to get the medical care she needs.

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Your chance to air your views on health service changes in MK

City health bosses are staging two public meetings for people to give their views on how Milton Keynes services should run in the future.

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Woburn Safari Park welcomes new bush dogs

Woburn Safari Park welcomes new bush dogs

Keepers at Woburn Safari Park have welcomed two bush dogs to the Park for the first time in its history.

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Milton Keynes hospital staff ‘have to leave 45 minutes early to park’

Milton Keynes hospital staff ‘have to leave 45 minutes early to park’

Patients in and out of hospital are being hit by the ongoing saga of parking at MK Hospital.

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Patients in Milton Keynes urged not to visit A&E for sprains

Sprains are one of the most common reasons that people wrongly attend A&E in Milton Keynes.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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Milton Keynes couple urge people to sign e-petition in memory of their daughter

Milton Keynes couple urge people to sign e-petition in memory of their daughter

With just days to go before it closes, Great Linford parents Kim and Richie Bennett are appealing to people to sign their e-petition to raise awareness of and the need for research into a rare cancer from which they lost their beautiful little girl.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Hidden sugar in everyday foods could be causing us to die younger

‘Hidden sugar in everyday foods could be causing us to die younger’

The “hidden sugar” in our diets could be causing us to die younger, according to scientists.

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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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‘Urgent improvements’ must be made by NHS at Woodhill prison

‘Urgent improvements’ must be made by NHS at Woodhill prison

NHS staff working at Woodhill prison have admitted they cannot devote enough time to inmates at the suicide-plagued jail.

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New blue light emergency hub gets planning permission - despite councillors’ previous objections

New blue light emergency hub gets planning permission - despite councillors’ previous objections

MK Council has granted planning permission for a blue light hub that will involve the closure of two city fire stations.

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NHS hits the buses in search for new staff in Milton Keynes

NHS hits the buses in search for new staff in Milton Keynes

CNWL is hitting the buses with a brand new recruitment campaign for staff across Milton Keynes featuring three locally-based colleagues.

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Milton Keynes Council welcomes mental health measures for schools

Milton Keynes Council welcomes mental health measures for schools

Milton Keynes Council has welcomed government measures aimed at reducing the stigma around mental illness. The Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that every school will have mental health first aid training in a bid to catch problems early.

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