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Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

A line of Disney Frozen socks have been recalled by their manufacturer due to concerns that it may contain a cancer-causing chemical.

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The final roadshow of the year will be atMoultonCommunity Centre.

Last Well for Life roadshow of the year heads to Daventry district village

For the final time this year Daventry district residents can seek advice on how to improve their health and wellbeing when the Well for Life roadshow visits Moulton.

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Harriet Margieson at M1 Toddington services on discovering they have suitable facilities - she wrote thank you on her talking computer. Photo: Newlife NNL-170825-150307001

Generous donors mean disabled Byfield girl will get portable hoist

A disabled girl from Byfield will soon have the freedom most teenagers have thanks to generous donors who have raised enough money to buy her a portable hoist.

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Tall people ‘more at risk from deadly blood clots’

Tall people ‘more at risk from deadly blood clots’

Tall men and women are more likely to suffer a potentially deadly blood clot, warns new research.

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Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

A reluctance to talk about death is leading to hundreds of life-saving transplant opportunities being missed, say the NHS.

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One shower a week is clean enough for eight million Brits

One shower a week is clean enough for eight million Brits

8.4 million Britons take just one shower per week, according to new research into the hygiene habits of UK adults.

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Almost 100 people in Northants have died in past decade while waiting for an organ transplant

Almost 100 people in Northants have died in past decade while waiting for an organ transplant

New figures show 89 people in Northamptonshire have died on the waiting list for an organ transplant over the past 10 years.

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Safety warning issued over craze of swimmers wearing mermaid tails

Safety warning issued over craze of swimmers wearing mermaid tails

A safety warning has been issued over a new craze of swimmers wearing MERMAID tails.

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Harriet Margieson at M1 Toddington services on discovering they have suitable facilities - she wrote thank you on her talking computer. Photo: Newlife NNL-170825-150307001

Fundraising appeal to get a new hoist for disabled Byfield girl

A charity has launched a fundraising appeal to buy a portable hoist for a disabled teenager from Byfield.

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Gradual diet ‘key to shedding the pounds’

Gradual diet ‘key to shedding the pounds’

Dieters are more likely to keep the fat off if they shed just one pound a week... or even less, according to new research.

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Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

One in five sunbed users are at risk of becoming ‘tanning addicts’, scientists warn.

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Supermarkets could ‘trick’ shoppers into buying fewer calories, claims study

Supermarkets could ‘trick’ shoppers into buying fewer calories, claims study

Supermarkets could easily “trick” customers into buying and eating fewer calories, according to new research.

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Concern over ‘rapid’ rise of drink and drug abuse among the over 50s

Concern over ‘rapid’ rise of drink and drug abuse among the over 50s

Soaring cases of drink and drug abuse among people over the age of 50 are causing concern among health officials.

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Talcum powder cancer claims: the facts

Talcum powder cancer claims: the facts

Most recognisable as the creator of family favourite baby products, Johnson & Johnson have been in the headlines for other reasons this week after being ordered to pay $417m (£323.4m) to a California woman who claimed their talcum powder gave her ovarian cancer after allegedly using it for 50 years.

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Free PSA tests for all men aged 40 and over

Daventry charity event offers free prostate cancer tests to men aged 40 and over

Free prostate cancer screening tests for all men aged 40 and over will be available at a charity event hosted at Daventry Rugby Club next month.

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‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

A major UK supermarket could have infected thousands of people with a strain of hepatitis E through its pork sausages, says researchers at Public Health England (PHE).

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A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

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Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast may be doing themselves long term harm by not getting enough nutrients, warns new research.

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Kissing injuries better really works

Kissing injuries better really works

Kissing it better really does work... thanks to a protein in human saliva, according to new research.

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‘Superhero-style’ corset that could banish back pain for millions

‘Superhero-style’ corset that could banish back pain for millions

A Batman style superhero corset has been developed that could end the misery of back pain for millions.

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