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Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

THE nation will set their clocks forward by one hour this evening as we herald the start of British Summer Time... but tonight also sees the 10th year of Earth Hour.

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Peter Hemsworth and Theresa Normington.

Heart attack victim thanks hero NHS worker who saved his life

A man who collapsed with a heart attack while cycling has thanked the hero NHS worker who saved his life.

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Wards struggling to provide adequate care due to staff shortages

Wards struggling to provide adequate care due to staff shortages

Nurses on short staffed hospital wards have been struggling to provide adequate patient care, figures suggest.

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Pinderfields Hospital

Scientists on strike over ‘unsafe’ shifts at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust

Scientists are on strike in a dispute with hospital bosses over patient safety.

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Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

Warning as skin creams linked to 40 fire deaths

A group of skin creams containing paraffin have been linked to almost 40 fire deaths across Britain over the last decade.

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Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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Dr Gary Wannan.

Vulnerable patients being sent 60 miles - due to a lack of beds

Vulnerable people with mental health problems are being sent up to 60 miles away from home for treatment because of a lack of beds.

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The top 10 vaping no-nos - according to Debretts

The top 10 vaping no-nos - according to Debretts

Social etiquette experts Debrett’s has issued a guide to polite VAPING - including never vape in bed or blow vapour into someone’s face.

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Blood test for autism developed for earlier diagnosis

Blood test for autism developed for earlier diagnosis

A blood test for autism has been developed which could lead to children being diagnosed at an earlier age.

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The affected eggs.

Popular Easter eggs recalled over health risk

Two easter eggs, made by a popular premium chocolate brand have been recalled after it was revealed that they could pose a health risk to some customers.

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Daniel Darkes

Doctors now ‘80% certain’ Brit is the first person ever to cure himself of type 1 diabetes

Tests show a man may well hold the secret to a cure for an illness that kills 1.5 million people every year.

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Children are tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Millions of children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Do you really need to eat ten portions of fruit and veg a day?

Do you really need to eat ten portions of fruit and veg a day?

Only a quarter of UK adults manage to eat the officially recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. In fact, almost half eat less than three a day.

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Vital component of cannabis ‘may help treat anxiety and substance abuse’

Vital component of cannabis ‘may help treat anxiety and substance abuse’

A key ingredient of cannabis may help treat anxiety and drug addiction, suggests a new study.

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Amelia Qadeer with her fundraising friend Lottie Howitt.

A special gift for ‘my poorly pal’

An eight-year-old schoolgirl has raised more than £700 to pay for medical treatment for her close friend.

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Supermarket recalls spagbol over allergy fears

Supermarket recalls spagbol over allergy fears

Tesco is recalling a line of frozen Spaghetti Bolognese due to the presence of egg which is not on the label.

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Patients with sepsis need treating within one hour

Patients with sepsis need treating within one hour

Patients who appear to be suffering from sepsis must be treated within one hour, according to health watchdog NICE.

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PRESENTATION: Valli Opticians donated �250 to Wakefield District Sight Aid and a Kindle to prize draw winner Diane Dixon.

Wakefield District Sight Aid benefitted from opticians’ fundraiser

An award-winning community opticians has raised £250 for local visual sight charity Wakefield District Sight Aid.

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#DARETOBARE: Dr Emma Kirke, of Ossett, is raising awareness of breast cancer through a social media campaign.

Breast cancer survivor launches #DareToBare for charity

A survivor of breast cancer is marking a two-year anniversary of her mastectomy operation by launching a campaign on International Women’s Day (March 8).

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