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Organic product recalled due to salmonella contamination

An organic food retailer has recalled a line of tahini because salmonella has been found in the product.

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Couch potato teens ‘as sedentary as 60-year-olds’

Couch potato teens ‘as sedentary as 60-year-olds’

Couch potato teenagers do as little exercise as 60-year olds, according to new research.

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A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

Nearly half of all animal owners confess that they’ve pulled a ‘sicky’ to pander to a poorly pet.

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People in Milton Keynes urged to stay ‘sun safe’ this summer

People in Milton Keynes urged to stay ‘sun safe’ this summer

With the school holidays about to begin, Dr Nicola Smith from NHS Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group has sent a timely reminder urging people to take care when enjoying the sunshine.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Have your say and make a difference to health services in Milton Keynes

Have your say and make a difference to health services in Milton Keynes

Patients in Milton Keynes are being encouraged to have a greater say in how local health services are being run by joining a Patient Participation Group (PPG) at their local GP practice.

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Patients ‘shouldn’t panic’ over Aspirin bleed risk study

Patients ‘shouldn’t panic’ over Aspirin bleed risk study

Elderly patients should not panic over reports that taking aspirin long-term increases the risk of stomach and gut bleeding, doctors said.

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Protein could suppress growth of breast cancer

Protein could suppress growth of breast cancer

A new breast cancer treatment could be on the horizon after British scientists discovered a protein that stops its growth and spread.

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A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

Close to a quarter of a million Brits have undergone cosmetic surgery - at the age of 50 or over, it has emerged.

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Overweight children excluded from friendships due to fat shaming

Overweight children excluded from friendships due to fat shaming

Overweight children have more unreciprocated friendships and “frenemies” than thinner kids the same age due to “fat shaming,” according to a new study.

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Horse ‘brutally’ slashed and wounded in Milton Keynes on the mend

Horse ‘brutally’ slashed and wounded in Milton Keynes on the mend

A horse which had to undergo emergency surgery after being attacked is ‘recovering well’.

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Can you help Toby from Milton Keynes fund his ‘special’ car seat?

Can you help Toby from Milton Keynes fund his ‘special’ car seat?

Gazing at Toby O’Grady’s gorgeous smile it’s hard to believe that anything could be wrong with the Olney three-year-old.

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Parasite in cats linked to prostate cancer risk

Parasite in cats linked to prostate cancer risk

A common parasite found in cats is linked to prostate cancer in men while scientists say it can be spread by handling litter trays.

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

A new drug to treat one of the world’s deadliest cancers is to be given to more than 300 British patients.

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Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

It’s a guilty pleasure that men need six times a week but women can get by with just once - it’s eating chocolate.

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

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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