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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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Couch potato teens ‘as sedentary as 60-year-olds’

Couch potato teens ‘as sedentary as 60-year-olds’

Couch potato teenagers do as little exercise as 60-year olds, according to new research.

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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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Louise Smith

'I saw the fear in my mum's eyes': Daughter joins campaign for assisted dying

A Northampton woman is backing a campaign for assisted dying and urging people to join her at a public event next week.

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Barwood Capital has lodged plans to turn Riverside house into 400 apartments for nurses and students.

Developer bids to turn Northampton's Riverside House car park into 400-flat nursing block

An investment firm has launched plans to turn tired looking 1970s Northampton office block into a major accommodation block for hospital nurses and students.
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Parents of Northampton girl who survived three heart attacks fund life-saving machines at hospital

Parents of Northampton girl who survived three heart attacks fund life-saving machines at hospital

A Northampton couple whose little girl survived three heart attacks and a stroke has raised £32,000 for the hospital who saved their daughter's life.
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Dennis Newlove, 28, with his 2:1 degree certificate in Health Studies and Social Care.

Northampton hospice plays host to determined Dennis at emotional private graduation ceremony

A terminally-ill student from the University of Northampton has had his own private degree graduation ceremony in the hospice where he is being cared for.

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The Daffodil Patrol hosted a sale after their local church service.

Handwritten thank you note by Northampton girl guides lights up staff's faces at hospital's chemotherapy ward

A girl guides group have thanked Northampton General Hospital's chemotherapy ward for their work with a cheque for £80 and a very sweet handwritten note.

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Share your experiences with Northamptonshire maternity services.

Share your experiences with Northamptonshire's maternity services and reshape pregnancy care

New and expectant parents in Northampton are wanted to help change maternity services in the county.

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Parents of Northampton girl who survived three heart attacks fund life-saving machines at hospital

Parents of Northampton girl who survived three heart attacks fund life-saving machines at hospital

A Northampton couple whose little girl survived three heart attacks and a stroke has raised £32,000 for the hospital who saved their daughter's life.
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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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Patients ‘shouldn’t panic’ over Aspirin bleed risk study

Patients ‘shouldn’t panic’ over Aspirin bleed risk study

Elderly patients should not panic over reports that taking aspirin long-term increases the risk of stomach and gut bleeding, doctors said.

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Protein could suppress growth of breast cancer

Protein could suppress growth of breast cancer

A new breast cancer treatment could be on the horizon after British scientists discovered a protein that stops its growth and spread.

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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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Staff thanked Northamptonshire's 'thousands' of fundraisers at the suite's grand opening yesterday (June 12).

Hospital's 'heartfelt thank you' to Northamptonshire's generous donors who funded new cancer treatment ward

A £650,000 refurbishment for a chemotherapy suite at Northampton General Hospital has been almost entirely funded by local donations.

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At the hospital, the headcount for the entire number ofemployees is 4928.

Investigation reveals Northampton General Hospital pays women £14k less than men

Women at Northampton General Hospital are paid £14,570 less than men, a Freedom Of Information (FOI) request submitted by the Chronicle & Echo reveals.
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Overweight children excluded from friendships due to fat shaming

Overweight children excluded from friendships due to fat shaming

Overweight children have more unreciprocated friendships and “frenemies” than thinner kids the same age due to “fat shaming,” according to a new study.

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Deputy chief Deborah Needham revealed the hospital may facehaving to take outpatient appointments and elective procedures down to compensate for cancelled shifts.

Locum doctors at Northampton hospital cancelled A&E shifts at short notice because new tax rules cut pay

Some stand-in emergency department doctors cancelled their shifts at Northampton General Hospital because new tax rules led to a decrease in pay.
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