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‘Throughout it all, there was nobody to talk to’ – epilepsy

When she was diagnosed with epilepsy five years ago, one of the hardest things for Jade Milner was not having anyone to talk to about it.

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Another check-up...time to be weighed and measured again

Halfway into challenge - I’ve lost 32lbs

Having started my lifestyle change in the first week of December, with the aim of completing the Parkrun at the end of May, I have reached the halfway point of my challenge.

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Field House surgery

Field House getting better, says trust

The organisation which has taken over the running of a busy doctors’ surgery in Bridlington has promised “sweeping improvements”.

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Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Parents have been warned to check their children for symptoms of scarlet fever following a growing number of cases in recent weeks.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, biscuits, cakes and ice cream is causing an epidemic of liver disease among youngsters, warns new research.

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Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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Some of the Bridlington Men In Sheds group: David Ford, Keith Prime, Mark Burrell, Chris Lewis and Dave Bulmer

Sheds heaven! Group tackles men’s loneliness

An Englishman’s home is his castle, but perhaps his shed can be an even more important building.

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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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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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Health care cuts killed 30,000 people in 2015

Health care cuts killed 30,000 people in 2015

Cuts to health and social care budgets are to blame for 30,000 extra deaths in England and Wales during 2015, a new study claimed.

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Pregnant? Morning sickness is worse for mothers with girls

Pregnant? Morning sickness is worse for mothers with girls

The Duchess of Cambridge suffered it with both her babies... but severe morning sickness really is more likely to predict a daughter, according to new research.

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Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

A daily dose of sunshine via Vitamin D pills keeps coughs and colds at bay, according to new research.

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The Free Press is supporting six-year-old Eve Gascgoine and her family with a campaign to raise money for the youngster to have proton beam therapy in America.

Believe In Eve: Support our campaign to help girl with cancer

The Free Press is today calling on kind-hearted readers to dig deep and support a six-year-old’s brave fight against cancer.
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James Bowes keeps a log of his progress. Picture by Paul Atkinson.

RELUCTANT RUNNER: James kicks the habit to get healthier

While I am using all my willpower to try to resist the temptation of cakes, bread and puddings, other people in Bridlington are winning their own battle.

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There are lots of reasons why people can't get a good night's sleep.

10 things that are stopping us getting a good night’s sleep

There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep to prepare us for the new day. But sadly many people aren’t getting one.

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The warning has come from Public Health England.

Parents warned to consult GP after cases of scarlet fever rise

Parents are being urged to take their child to a GP if they suspect scarlet fever, after cases rose in some areas of England.

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Scarborough Hospital

‘Impossible NHS plans will cost £1.2bn in Yorkshire alone’

Yorkshire’s NHS needs £1.2bn of investment to deliver a massive reorganisation of health services in the next five years, it has been revealed.
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Scarborough Hospital

NHS special report: What’s happening in Scarborough and the rest of Yorkshire?

SCARBOROUGH: A new model of care is in place with a lower number of consultants and patients initially being seen by “advanced clinical practitioners” before being passed to consultants if needed.
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James Moorcroft collapsed and died on the pitch during a local league football match. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

English teacher James Moorfoot collapses and dies during amateur football match in Yorkshire

A FOOTBALL player has died after collapsing on the pitch during a match between two amateur teams in East Yorkshire.

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