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Going without sleep could make you lonely

Young Britons are putting themselves at risk of loneliness by going without sleep, according to new research.

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Heart of England Mencap's new Sensory Place in Leamington

South Warwickshire’s first sensory centre officially open

The first sensory centre of its kind in south Warwickshire has officially opened in Leamington.

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James and Laura Maclellan with their son Ethan with Sarah Carr, chairwoman of the Woodloes Townswomen Guild.

Warwick family receives kind donation to help their son

A women’s group in Warwick has made a donation to a family who are on a fundraising drive to help their young son.

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How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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NHS hospitals hit by cyber attack spreading across England

Computers have been shut down across the country after NHS computers across the county were hit by a cyber attack.

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Leamington shop owner prosecuted for selling counterfeit cigarettes to children

A Leamington store owner has been prosecuted after selling counterfeit cigarettes to children.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month

New cigarette laws come into force this month: Here’s what smokers need to know

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

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Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating half an avocado a day helps to shed the pounds and stave off heart disease and diabetes, say scientists.

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Abbey Medical Centre in Station Road. Copyright: Google Street View

Kenilworth medical practice earns ‘outstanding’ rating after inspection

Abbey Medical Centre in Station Road has been rated as ‘outstanding’ after an inspection by the Care 
Quality Commission.

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Burton Dassett twins to play for 24 hours to raise £10,000

Twins from Burton Dassett will be teaming up for a 24-hour concert to raise money for a hospital that saved one of the duo’s future in music.

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Councillors Jenny St John (Warwick North) and John Holland (Warwick West) in Birmingham Road where the speed limit is being reduced to 30 mph.

Warwick residents win 30-year-long campaign to change speed limit

A campaign that has been going on for three decades to change the speed limit on a busy road in Warwick has finally succeeded.

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Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Cheap booze is easier than ever to buy despite the dramatic surge in pub closures - especially in deprived areas, according to new research.

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Castle Brook resident Audrey cuts ribbon held by WCS Care Chairman Karl Demian and SWFT Director of Operations Jane Ives to open the therapy building

Kenilworth care home giving therapy patients extra help with new ‘therapy beds’

A Kenilworth care home is helping therapy patients recover before they are able to go home with 13 new ‘therapy beds’.

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Ever wondered why you can't resist that burger, pizza or kebab? Now you know

Scientists reveal why we find certain foods irresistible

The food we like eating - even when we know it’s bad for us - is all down to our genes, suggests a groundbreaking new study.

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Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

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Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

The notorious hospital super bug C. diff could be spread through contaminated food, a new study warned.

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Ethan Maclellan was diagnosed with an undeveloped brain.

Warwick couple marking Undiagnosed Children’s Day for their son

A couple from Warwick are marking Undiagnosed Children’s Day today (Friday).

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Warwick Hospital’s maternity care unit still ‘requires improvement’ according to care commission

Warwick Hospital’s maternity department still ‘requires improvement’ along with its medical care, according to an update into a Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection.

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Competition win for surgeon training at Warwick Hospital

A video made by a surgeon training at Warwick Hospital highlighting the importance of informed patient consent has won a national competition.

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