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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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Simon Perkin in 2014.

Warwick man one step closer to World Transplant Games

A Warwick man is one step closer to achieving his dream of competing in the World Transplant Games thanks to a kind donation.

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Adam Branagan will be running the London Marathon this weekend.

Warwick man’s marathon challenge to thank premature baby charity

A man from Warwick will be running the London Marathon at the weekend to raise money for a premature baby charity.

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Anya O'Callaghan on her new trike

Disabled Kenilworth girl ‘very happy’ after specialist trike donation

A four-year-old Kenilworth girl who struggles with her mobility is ‘very happy’ after being donated a specialist trike to give her more independence.

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How do you think we should tackle the obesity crisis? Picture: Pixabay.

Sugar tax works

Hefty taxes on sugary soft drinks could help in the fight against obesity because they stop people buying them, according to new research.

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Whitnash woman takes part in charity photo shoot to boost confidence of others

A brave woman from Whitnash is showing off her stoma bag for a another charity in the hopes of empowering more women.

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Olive oil could offset unhealthy diets

Trendy extra virgin olive oil could offset a host of health problems caused by Western-style diets, according to new research.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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

Overweight and obese workers take more sick days

Overweight and obese workers pull more sickies for non work related illnesses than their slim colleagues, a study found.

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How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

Who doesn’t like chocolate? While there may be some who claim to prefer savoury – in my experience, crisps are suggested by these strange people as an equivalent – chocolate has a special place in many people’s hearts, and Easter gives them the perfect opportunity to consume vast quantities of it.

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Kids’ mouthwash recalled over contamination fears

A range of children’s mouthwash has been recalled due to potential contamination of the product.

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Understanding Uniqueness Autism Support celebrated their first birthday.

Warwick-based autism support group celebrates first birthday

A Warwick-based autism support group celebrated their first birthday last week.

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The Warwick District Mencap customers at the Warwick centre.

Warwick District Mencap customers creating a book about their disabilities

People with learning disabilities are getting the unique opportunity to tell their story with the production of their very own book.

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Alfie Dingley, who suffers from a severe form of epilepsy

Severely epileptic Alfie to be mascot at Kenilworth RFC’s final game this season after big fundraiser

A Kenilworth schoolboy with severe epilepsy has been invited to be the mascot for a Kenilworth RFC’s last game of the season - all after they raised £2,300 to help him get cannabis treatment abroad.

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Lucy and Alan Rose with their daugter Evelyn-Mae. Photo by Darren at Everybody Smile photography.

Couple’s event raises thousands for Warwick Hospital

A couple who held a fundraising event this month have raised thousands for the maternity and special care baby units at Warwick hospital.

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Children start worrying about their appearance at 12 years old

Children start worrying about their appearance at 12 years old

Children start to worry about their appearance at the age of 12, a study has found.

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L-R: Mandy Littlejohn, Caroline Beresford-Ruck, Helen Smith, Alan Coope, Tracy Kewley and Jan Grewal.

Warwick charity joins Jaguar Land Rover to transform hospital

Warwick-based charity Evelyn’s Gift teamed up with volunteers to help transform a local hospital.

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Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant more likely to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant ‘more likely’ to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink BEFORE they become pregnant can still harm their babies, warns new research.

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