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Scientists say nuts to heart disease

A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain’s biggest killers.

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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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Sussex to get maternal mental health funding boost

A Sussex NHS trust is set to receive a major funding boost as NHS England reveals plans to invest £40m in maternal mental health services around the country.

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WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

WARNING: UK kids at risk from virus that can leave victims paralysed

A health alert has been issued warning parents over an outbreak of a polio-type virus that can easily be spread through coughs and sneezes.

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South East smoking rates the lowest on record

Sales of cigarettes fell by 12 per cent across the South and South East between December 2014 and November 2015.

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Smoking rates in England are the lowest on record

Smoking rates in England are the lowest on record

England now has twice as many ex-smokers as smokers, according to health officials.

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How much sunshine can your skin stand?

How much sunshine can your skin stand?

Although sunlight boosts our mood and is good for us in small doses, too much exposure can lead to serious long-term consequences, including skin cancer as well as damage to your eyes.

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Tesco to offer free fruit to children in healthy eating push

Tesco to offer free fruit to children in healthy eating push

Supermarket chain Tesco has announced that it is to offer free fruit to children while their parents are shopping in store.

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Animal lover films herself in sweltering car to show how dogs suffer

An animal lover has filmed a video of herself suffering the same shocking effects as dogs which are left in cars on hot days in a hard-hitting warning to pet owners.

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Hayling beach wins Blue Flag award for 25th year running

A Hayling beach has been awarded the Blue Flag accolade for the 25th year running.

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NHS plea to avoid unnecessary rush to hospital

NHS England joined forces with the nation’s top A&E doctors to urge those patients who can to avoid the post-Christmas and New Year rush to hospital.

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To floss or not to floss: the big flossing falsehood

We know we’re supposed to do it every day; but let’s face it, no-one really wants to be faced with yucky lumps of old food that stick onto the dental floss, more often than not there will be blood, and it all just seems like too much effort for not much reward.

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Hayling care home told to improve to keep residents safe

A CARE home has been told it must improve following a poor inspection.

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BEST EFFORT Janet Rye, front, completed the event for a third year and won an award for her feat

Participation and fundraising surge at annual kayak event

A charity kayak event round Hayling Island had a bumper number of participants this year.

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Dementia support worker Cliff Cropley at the Alzheimer's contact point in Commercial Road, Portsmouth'''Picture: Ian Hargreaves (150846-6)

Charity on hand to give vital support for dementia

WHETHER it’s needing help to come to terms with dementia or finding support groups, this team of people is always there to assist.

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‘I get upset as I feel dementia has taken away my husband’

IT was three car accidents that could have ended in tragedy and his family noticing changes in his behaviour that led Tony Dowlen to be tested for dementia.

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Hayling church minister makes YouTube video to announce she has HIV

A MINISTER who revealed to her congregation she has HIV through a YouTube video says she is humbled by their supportive response.

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Staff at Sisterly Care in Havant L-R Natalie Vokes, Marion Steer, Shirley Fuller , Julie Ronson and her sister Frances Hussain-Shah''Picture: Paul Jacobs (141427-1)

Winning team is back as a sponsor for The News’ Best of Health Care Awards

AFTER taking a prize at last year’s ceremony and seeing the positive stories highlighted, this care company is now a sponsor for the Best of Health Care Awards 2015.

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Mick Lyons, founder and co-ordinator of The Rocky Appeal with the painting.''Picture: Sarah Standing (150754-5095)

Painting gets second chance to raise cash for the Rocky Appeal

HE BOUGHT the painting at a charity sale almost three decades ago because it reminded him of his grandchildren.

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