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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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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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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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A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

Close to a quarter of a million Brits have undergone cosmetic surgery - at the age of 50 or over, it has emerged.

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Free course in Market Rasen to help understand dementia

A course, to help people caring for someone with dementia, is coming to Market Rasen next week.

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Cathedral event will be highlight of ‘National Carers Week’

A special service of thanksgiving at Lincoln Cathedral will be a highlight of National Carers Week on Sunday June 18.

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UPDATED: Pictures and video as ‘bigger, faster, better’ air ambulance takes to the skies

After more than a year in the planning, the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance are delighted to announce that their new state-of-the-art AgustaWestland 169 (AW169) helicopter has arrived at its base at RAF Waddington.

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East Midlands Ambulance Service has been rated at 'requires improvement' by CQC inspectors.

New report acknowledges EMAS improvements, but rates ambulance service as still “requiring improvement”

A new CQC report on the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) will acknowledge that improvements have been made, but the service still ‘requires improvement’ in several key areas.

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CQC inspectors upgrade rating of NHS trust for mental health and learning disabilities in Lincolnshire to ‘Good’ in new report

England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has found improvement at a Lincolnshire based NHS trust for mental health and learning disabilities.

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Free CPR training at Rasen’s Rase Park

Market Rasen Rotary Club is joining a county-wide initiative to create an army of life savers.

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Blood donor session in Market Rasen

The Blood Donor Service will be at the Festival Hall in Market Rasen on Friday, June 9. Session times are 12.20pm to 2.50pm and 4.20pm to 7.20pm.

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

A new drug to treat one of the world’s deadliest cancers is to be given to more than 300 British patients.

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Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

It’s a guilty pleasure that men need six times a week but women can get by with just once - it’s eating chocolate.

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Rasen slimmers bag ‘before’ clothes for charity

Rasen slimmers bag ‘before’ clothes for charity

Kind-hearted slimmers in Market Rasen are clearing out their wardrobes and donating clothes they have successfully slimmed out of in support of Cancer Research UK

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Rural Services Network concerned over impact of cyber-attack for rural GPs

The Rural Services Network (RSN) – England’s largest partnership of rural service providers – has voiced concern at the impact of cyber-attacks on doctors’ surgeries that serve rural communities.

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MONDAY: ‘Do not attend hospital and GP surgeries - except for life-threatening emergencies’

Residents in the Louth, Horncastle, Mablethorpe and Market Rasen areas are being asked to avoid hospitals and GP surgeries today (Monday) except in the case of genuine emergencies, following the recent cyber-attack on the NHS.

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How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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