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9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

Nine lifestyle and environmental changes starting in childhood could prevent a third of dementia cases according to an international study.

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Dementia charity campaigner Steve Boryszczuk EMN-171107-111424001

Step up and step out for Rasen walk to defeat dementia

A well-known local fundraiser and dementia campaigner is calling on people to step out and help defeat dementia.

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Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent

Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent

The number of children getting just 60 minutes of daily physical activity has dropped by almost half, Public Health England has revealed.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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A new study has revealed 548 people in Northamptonshire owe their lives to organ donors.

Nearly 700 people now alive in Lincolnshire thanks to organ donation

The number of people living in Lincolnshire currently known to be alive thanks to organ transplants has reached 677.

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Give blood at the Festival Hall

The Blood Donor Service will be in Market Rasen on Friday, July 14.

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Annabelle has lost three and a half stone, now she wants to help others. EMN-170628-141112001

Super slimmer set to support others at Wragby group

A slimmer who transformed her life by losing three and a half stone is using her success to expand her career and help others achieve their weight-loss dream.

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Silver celebrations for North Lincolnshire Hospice

North Lincolnshire’s Hospice is getting out the balloons and bunting to celebrate its 25th anniversary on Tuesday, July 18.

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Make a splash with dementia friendly swimming at Gainsborough

A project to help people with dementia to keep swimming starts in Gainsborough this week

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Mental Health Services are based at Windsor House in Louth.

Exclusive: Louth area victim of brutal attack is at ‘breaking point’ over support

A Louth area man has delivered a damning verdict on the support available for patients with mental health issues in Lincolnshire, after revealing he has struggled for the last six years to get the help he desperately needs.

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A TASL ambulance. The company is taking on a new five-year contract to provide non-emergency patient transport in Lincolnshire. EMN-170629-134210001

New provider for non-emergency hospital patient transport in Lincolnshire

A new company will take over the contract for non-emergency patient transport in Lincolnshire from Saturday (July 1).

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Organic product recalled due to salmonella contamination

An organic food retailer has recalled a line of tahini because salmonella has been found in the product.

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A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

Nearly half of all animal owners confess that they’ve pulled a ‘sicky’ to pander to a poorly pet.

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Pam Bradley and Jenny Turner are promoting the IA support group EMN-170615-094222001

Local ladies help raise awareness of stoma support

Being told you need to have a stoma fitted is a life-changing moment, but help is at hand as two local ladies are keen to show.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Annabelle Stemp EMN-170618-204928001

Silver award for Rasen’s slimming success story

A weight-loss expert from Market Rasen has won an award for the exceptional work she does in helping more than 100 people in the area to lose weight every week.

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#ImThere campaign calls for Lincolnshire blood donors to save lives

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging people in Lincolnshire to say #ImThere and start saving lives by registering as new blood donors during National Blood Week (June 19 – 25).

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Louth County Hospital

Patient numbers reduced in Louth hospital wards following fire safety inspection

A number of patients have been moved out of two wards at Louth County Hospital - as a ‘precautionary measure’ - following a scheduled fire safety inspection.

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