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Oh Baby! Mum gives birth in hospital car park - for the second time!

A Skegness grandma couldn’t believe what was happening when her daughter started to give birth in a hospital car park – for the second time.

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Scientists say nuts to heart disease

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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New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

The over 50s are finding it difficult to see their GP, according to research by Saga Health Insurance which reveals the places in the UK where over 50s say they struggle most to get an appointment with a doctor.

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Looking at remote caring in new trial

If you’re caring for a friend or family member, but are struggling to be with them all the time, then family support charity Every-One wants to hear from you.

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Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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Would a national centre for rural health and care help recruit NHS staff?

The trust behind hospitals throughout Lincolnshire is to use the county’s rural nature as a selling point in a fresh recruitment drive.

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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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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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Rasen MP asks - should we pay for non-essential NHS treatment?

MP Sir Edward Leigh has called for an ‘honest debate’ about the finances of the NHS - and even suggested that the Government may have to ‘think the unthinkable’ and consider introducing charges for non-essential treatment.

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Lincolnshire mental health projects recognised at national awards ceremony

Two innovation projects from Lincolnshire’s specialist mental health and learning disabilities NHS trust have been recognised in a national awards ceremony.

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Lincolnshire’s medicines management consultation finishes on Friday

The medicines management consultation, launched by the four Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), has just three days until it closes - and the CCGs are urging anyone who would like to share their views to do so by November 18.

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Almost 1-in-5 Lincolnshire adults regularly binge drink

Alcohol Awareness Week is encouraging people to ‘know the risks’ of drinking too much, as it is reported that almost one in five adults in Lincolnshire are ‘regular’ binge drinkers.

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VIDEO: Health minister Jeremy Hunt visits Lincolnshire and talks about future of local health services and backs Tory by-election candidate

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt MP has given a video interview to The Sleaford Standard on visiting the town to lend his support to the new Tory candidate in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.

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NHS warns Lincolnshire residents about spreading Norovirus

This winter the public are being asked to think carefully before visiting friends and relatives in hospital in an attempt to protect vulnerable patients from norovirus.

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New dementia project launched in Lincolnshire

Magna Vitae Trust for Leisure and Culture and Louth & District Hospice has launched a new project to help residents who are living with Dementia and other life-changing conditions to live a fulfilling life.

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How to beat the winter blues  practical tips to keep your spirits up

How to beat the winter blues – practical tips to keep your spirits up

As we make the chilly transition from autumn into winter, it’s not uncommon for people’s moods to dip along with the temperatures.

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Village surgery shows it cares

Wragby Surgery has become the second in the county to be formally recognised for the way it supports unpaid carers in the community.

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Winter vomiting bug is coming

Winter vomiting bug is coming

As the autumn leaves fall from the trees, we can spot the stereotypical signs of winter - the sun low in the sky, shops putting up decorations… a sudden queasy feeling in the pit of the stomach.

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Jeremy Hunt (right) and Matt Warman during a visit to Boston.

Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital has ‘a bright future’ says health secretary

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt told Parliament this week that Pilgrim Hospital has ‘a bright future’ under NHS reform plans that will see a greater focus on rural and sparsely populated areas.

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