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Health Lottery raising funds for good causes in North Yorkshire

HealthLevel Community Interest Company (CIC) is raising money for health-related good causes in North Yorkshire through The Health Lottery. which runs five weekly draws.

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Child cancer survivor opens new opticians

Child cancer survivor opens new opticians

A Knaresborough child eye cancer survivor was a guest of honour as a Wetherby optician launched its new premises.

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Fun Run boosts cancer research by over £10k

Fun Run boosts cancer research by over £10k

Organisers have revealed that this years’ Bramham Park Fun Run raised £10,240 for Cancer Research UK at St James Hospital Leeds.

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Harrogate facing home care crisis after second provider pulls out of contract

Fears have been raised that the county council’s home care system is facing crisis after the second of three Harrogate providers pulled out of their contract.

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Salmonella found to be rife in salad

Salmonella found to be rife in salad

Bags of ready to eat salads that contain broken leaves could be harbouring dangerously high levels of the food poisoning bug, a new study warned.

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A reader asks: Do we care more about our pets than people?

Pet flea and tick drops recalled over poisoning fears

A range of pet care products has been recalled by its manufacturer due to concerns that they may contain an element poisonous to cats.

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Harrogate District Hospital could be 'starved of funding' according to health chiefs.
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£1billion funding hole in Harrogate District's healthcare

Patients in the Harrogate and District healthcare system could face very different  NHS services as officials predict a £1bn deficit in five years.
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Little Macey with her dad, James and mum, Robyn. Picture: Adrian Murray

Our Mission for Macey: £35,000 campaign for little girl has successful start

The Harrogate Advertiser Series has launched a campaign to raise £35,000, which could give a bright little girl the use of her legs.
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The norovirus is a particularly unpleasant sign of the season

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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Little Macey Clarke shows off her cheeky smile in the garden at home.

CAMPAIGN: Our mission to raise £35,000 for a little girl who dreams of walking

The Harrogate Advertiser Series would like to invite you, to support ‘Our Mission for Macey’.

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Growing demand for counselling service

Growing demand for counselling service

Wellspring Therapy and Training, the Harrogate-based counselling and training centre, is moving into new premises to cope with the growing demand.

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Each bottle of his energy drink contained 40 mg of Niacin - 200 per cent the recommended daily value.

Man developed hepatitis after energy drink ‘overdose’

Downing too many energy drinks can cause hepatitis, doctors have warned.

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'Tragic' case of end of life care in Harrogate reveals county-wide problem

Health officials have explained how a ‘tragic and appalling’ case of end of life care in Harrogate has highlighted a wider problem across North Yorkshire.

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Living in squalor: Older tenants who fall victim to slum landlords

VULNERABLE OLDER people endure shocking conditions in the private rental sector, leaving them at risk of neglect, bullying and abuse, a charity has claimed.

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The unfair secrets behind celebrity fitness DVDs

The unfair secrets behind celebrity fitness DVDs

It’s two months until Christmas, and the reality TV stars of Britain are beginning to crawl out of the woodwork to sell their fitness DVDs.

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Fears over killer food poisoning bug prompt recall

Fears over killer food poisoning bug prompt recall

Patchwork Pate has recalled 15 varieties of its pate over fears it could contain the toxin responsible for potentially fatal botulism food poisoning.

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Harrogate District Hospital

Could you be a governor for the Harrogate and District NHS Trust?

Nominations have now been opened for the public to elect a council of governors who will represent the healthcare interests of the people in the Harrogate district and beyond.

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L-R: Head Of Midwifery at Harrogate and District Foundation Trust Sara Keogh, RCM Learning Representative Jessica Lowe, and Chief Executive of HDFT, Ros Tolcher

Harrogate Hospital promises to protect its midwives

Midwives at Harrogate Hospital have been promised a 'compassionate and positive' working environment thanks to a national campaign to protect NHS maternity staff.

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Babies should share bedroom with parents - but in their own bed

Babies should sleep in the same rooms as their parents for the first year of their lives - but never in the same bed - as it reduces cot death by 50 per cent.

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