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County signs up for new dementia plan to find missing people

Families in South Holland and the Deepings can now turn to the police for help if a loved one with dementia goes missing.

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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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How do you think we should tackle the obesity crisis? Picture: Pixabay.

Sugar tax works

Hefty taxes on sugary soft drinks could help in the fight against obesity because they stop people buying them, according to new research.

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Children start worrying about their appearance at 12 years old

Children start worrying about their appearance at 12 years old

Children start to worry about their appearance at the age of 12, a study has found.

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Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research

Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research

Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research.

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Hospital donation

Breast cancer sufferer Caroline and her friends donate cheque for £13,000 to Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Trust

A group of fundraisers from Market Deeping have handed over a cheque for £13,887.28 to Peterborough City Hospital in honour of a friend battling breast cancer.

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Prince Harry meets runners taking part in the London Marathon for mental health charity Heads Together.  Photo by Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.

Mental health initiative backed by Lincolnshire Police and young royals

Lincolnshire Police has followed a royal lead in backing a ground-breaking campaign encouraging people to be open about mental health.

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Neil Wood, Kieran McFarlane (back third and fourth right) and members of Bourne under-17s rugby team who have entered the Peterborough 5k Inflatable Fun Run for charity.  Photo by Hannah Clark.

Bourne rugby youngsters in inflatable fun run for crash survivor

Young sportsmen from Bourne are ready for a team game with a difference to raise money for a father-of-two seriously injured in a road crash.

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Stuart Morgan and his wife on holiday in Rome.

Uffington man’s call for women to be aware of ovarian cancer

A bereaved husband has put out an appeal to women to visit their GP if they display any symptoms of ovarian cancer after the devastating illness claimed the life of his wife.

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Coun Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council.  Photo supplied.

Have your say on developing health services in Lincolnshire

Health and social care organisations across Lincolnshire are looking for people’s views own how to change and improve services in the county.

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Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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Vegetables protect against stress

Vegetables protect against stress

Eating at least three helpings of vegetables a day keeps the blues at bay... especially for women, according to new research.

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Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

It’s hard not to notice that the range of gluten-free foods available in supermarkets has increased massively in recent years.

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Bowel cancer soaring among younger people

Bowel cancer soaring among younger people

Young adults are facing a bowel cancer “time bomb” because of their unhealthy diets and lack of exercise, scientists warn.

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Governors for the NHS South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are meeting at the Eventus Centre, Northfield Industrial Estate, Market Deeping, on Thursday at 1.30pm.  Photo supplied.

GP group meet in Market Deeping to discuss health services in south Lincolnshire

Patients and the public can find out how South Holland, the Deepings and Bourne are served in terms of healthcare at a meeting next week.

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A pharmacist behind the counter serving a woman as part of NHS England in Lincolnshire's Dont Let Minor Illness Become A Major Problem campaign. 



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Take precautions to stop winter flu bugs

Families in South Holland and the Deepings are being told to make the most of NHS services available to them, rather than catch winter illnesses.

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Raising awareness during British Heart Foundation’s National Heart Month

South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group is backing the British Heart Foundation’s National Heart Month, this February.

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Peterborough City Hospital praised for breast feeding support

Maternity staff at Peterborough City Hospital have celebrated their reaccreditation from the Unicef Baby Friendly Initiative.

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Parents, MPs and staff from Glenfield Hospital at 10 Downing Street.

Key moment for South Holland families battling to save children’s heart services

Families relying on children’s heart disease services at an East Midlands hospital can give their views on keeping it open.

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