‘There’s Something Very Wrong With Me’ – Living with Health Anxiety

Waking up in the middle of the night for most people is an inconvenience. Perhaps it’s something they had forgotten to do whilst at work that day, or perhaps even it might be something as simple as they think they forgot to turn the oven off. Often this feeling subsides and ‘normal’ life resumes after a brief moment of panic or by compartmentalising More...

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By Guest Editorial On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Out of hour emails tying Yorkshire staff down, study

Nearly half of workers (44%) access work emails outside office hours – and almost a third (32%) say that doing so increases their stress, a healthcare specialist has revealed. Tying us down? According to a study More...

By Guest Editorial On Friday, April 17th, 2015
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Diabetes UK launches ‘Text Ramadan’

Diabetes UK has today launched ‘Text Ramadan’ which will aim to help make Ramadan safer for people with diabetes. Fasting can be dangerous to those with health conditions like diabetes, and deciding whether More...

By Guest Editorial On Friday, April 10th, 2015
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VIDEO: Leeds dental nurses parody ‘All About That Bass’

A group of dental nurses have parodied Meghan Trainor’s ‘All About That Bass’ to teach kids about dental health. Image: Leeds Community Health/YouTube. The Community Dental team in Leeds have created ‘All More...

By Guest Editorial On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Majority of region’s parents favour junk food ad ban to cut child obesity

Over half of parents in Yorkshire and the Humber believe stopping kids being exposed to junk food ads could cut child obesity, a leading heart charity has revealed. Image: British Heart Foundation. In a recent More...

By Guest Editorial On Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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Man poisoned and taken to hospital after taking tablets bought from the net

Police have issued a warning after a man was taken ill with arsenic poisoning suspected to be linked to tablets he bought on the internet. Image: West Yorkshire Police. The man was admitted to Leeds General Infirmary More...

By Guest Editorial On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Parents in Yorkshire are ‘most afraid to speak up’ about testicular cancer

Parents in Yorkshire are the least likely to talk to their children about health issues compared to any other region in the UK, according to a new survey. Seeing a GP. According to male cancer charity Orchid, over More...

By Guest Editorial On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Corrie’s Kym Marsh has urged us to ditch chocolate for a month

Actress Kym Marsh is calling on everyone in Yorkshire to join her and give up chocolate for a month in March. She has joined the British Heart Foundation’s first ever ‘DECHOX’ campaign, a sponsored challenge More...