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Lincolnshire people invited to understand more about autism this World Autism Awareness Week

Lincolnshire Autism Partnership is urging people understand more about autism this World Autism Awareness Week (March 27 – April 2).

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A dentist at work, as figures show that the number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under has risen by almost a quarter in the last decade.

Worrying rise in young children having milk teeth removed ‘due to decay caused by too much sugar’

The number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under has risen by almost a quarter in the last decade, figures show.

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Rasen woman calls on support from MP for syndrome tests

A Market Rasen woman is campaigning to improve local services for an inherited genetic condition that can devastate whole families with cancer.

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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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New legislation surrounding cigarettes

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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Life-changing result of new UK eczema trial

A man whose eczema was so serious that he had to wear gloves day and night has had his life transformed after taking part in a trial of new treatments.

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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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Super slimmer opens Saturday group in Rasen

A Market Rasen woman who has turned her life around by losing more than three and half stone in weight is looking to help others succeed.

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The ‘face of Saint Andrews’ sets up support service

A well-known local face is launching a new service offering a lifeline to families, after spending more than 20 years at St Andrew’s Hospice.

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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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Tuck in! It’s a healthy start for Healthy Minds in Rasen

Breakfast was served with a twist at a Rasen mental health group’s meeting last week, as Tesco supplied them with their most important meal - on the house.

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Lincolnshire NHS Trusts’ scores improve in national staff survey

NHS staff working in mental health, learning disabilities and acute hospital services in Lincolnshire, feel supported by their managers, are satisfied with their levels of responsibility and involvement and feel more motivated at work, according to the findings in a national survey.

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The superbug is immune to our strongest antibiotics.

Warning over highly-contagious superbug sweeping the nation

A new variant of a gene that causes resistance to our strongest antibiotics has been discovered in a healthy person, prompting fears it could be spreading.

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Rachelle Cryan, left, and Rochelle King.

Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust employs first mental health nurse

A Boston mental health nurse has become the first to work directly for the trust that runs Lincolnshire hospitals.

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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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Care workers recognised at Lincolnshire awards ceremony

Outstanding care workers, teams and organisations were celebrated in an awards ceremony organised by Lincolnshire Care Association (LinCA) last week.

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Do you know someone who drinks more than 7 pints a week?

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Men who drink more than a pint of beer a day over several years may increase their risk of heart disease by prematurely ageing their arteries, new research suggests.

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VIDEO: 60 seconds can save a child’s life - parents need to know these lifesaving skills

A new study of 2,000 parents reveals millions of children’s lives are at risk because their mums and dads don’t have the appropriate life-saving skills.

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NHS IN CRISIS: Millions of pounds could be saved if more pharmacists prescribed medicines

Millions of pounds could be saved if more pharmacists prescribed medicines, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has said.

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