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New sperm bank seeks donors

Yorkshiremen will be able to help couples to start a family after a pioneering sperm donation clinic announced it will open.

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Ban on junk food ads targeted at children

Ban on junk food ads targeted at children

Ads for junk food and drink targeted at children are to be banned from the internet in a bid to combat the obesity epidemic.

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One theory on the cause of the outbreak is that it has originated from wild birds.

People asked to help prevent spread of Avian flu

People are being asked to help prevent the spread of Avian flu to the UK’s domestic birds.

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NHS hospitals face spiralling cash problems

NHS hospitals face spiralling cash problems

Cash-strapped hospitals could miss their targets to make millions of pounds of spending cuts.

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Low uptake of flu jab sparks health concerns

Low uptake of flu jab sparks health concerns

People eligible to be vaccinated against flu are being urged to have the jab.

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Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

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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Hospital Trust pays £50K damages to grandmother after delays in spotting tumour

Hospital Trust pays £50K damages to grandmother after delays in spotting tumour

A Hospital Trust has agreed to pay damages of £50,000 to a grandmother after delays in diagnosing a tumour led to her needing an emergency operation and ongoing health problems which could have been avoided.

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Christmas gifts for children by scooter convoy

Christmas gifts for children by scooter convoy

a convoy of scooter riders in fancy dress will join Father Christmas on his journey to give presents to poorly children in hospital on Saturday.

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Zara Lundy.

Family’s bone marrow list plea to help eight-year-old daughter

The family of a little girl battling cancer is urging people to sign up to the bone marrow register, after being told she needs a transplant.

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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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NHS surgery ban on obese patients and smokers in Yorkshire

NHS surgery ban on obese patients and smokers in Yorkshire

NHS chiefs are backing a plan to ban obese patients and smokers from surgery in Yorkshire.

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Thousands of dogs will be fatally poisoned this Christmas

Thousands of dogs will be fatally poisoned this Christmas

Thousands of dogs could be fatally poisoned this Christmas by gobbling down festive treats left lying around by their owners.

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VIDEO: Parents struggle to identify signs of meningitis - do you know the signs?

VIDEO: Parents struggle to identify signs of meningitis - do you know the signs?

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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VIDEO: Half of owners never clean their dog’s teeth

VIDEO: Half of owners never clean their dog’s teeth

More than half of the UK’s dog owners have never cleaned their dogs’ teeth, according to a new survey.

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Pinderfields Hospital

Virus tests ‘negative’ after Pinderfields Hospital recalls 25 patients

Hospital patients have been called back in for blood tests after a problem was spotted with the cleaning of equipment used to examine them.

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The fight is on to save the surgery.

‘We must fight to protect our medical centre’

A city centre GP surgery with 3,500 patients could close down, along with an NHS walk-in centre housed in the same building.

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Darcy (in the red hoodie) needs NHS bosses to fund the drug.

Family’s funding plea for wonder drug

A family are campaigning for NHS bosses to fund a wonder drug which can save the lives of people with are rare genetic condition.

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Euan MacDonald.

I lost my voice through Motor Neurone Disease – but you can donate yours

Euan MacDonald, who has Motor Neurone Disease, explains how people living with the condition could be given a new voice – with your help

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Salmonella found to be rife in salad

Salmonella found to be rife in salad

Bags of ready to eat salads that contain broken leaves could be harbouring dangerously high levels of the food poisoning bug, a new study warned.

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