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Drinking to forget doesn’t work

Drinking to forget not only doesn't work but actually strengthens bad memories, a new study reveals.

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Sean Mullan and sister Eileen have encouraged more people to join the organ donor register

Brother’s ‘mind blowing’ experience after donating kidney to sister

A paramedic who donated a kidney to his sister has spoken of the “mind blowing” experience of giving the gift of life.

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Pamela said she was out of breath walking and felt awful going out

Magherafelt woman ‘unable to look at herself’ before amazing weight loss transformed life

A Magherafelt woman has said she is the happiest she has ever been after weight loss of 5.5stone “completely transformed” her life.

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Some Doritos lightly salted crisps could be harmful to people with an intolerance or allergy to wheat/gluten or soya.

Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

The owners of popular crisp brand. Doritos, is recalling some products after it was revealed they could pose a health risk.

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The McGeehan family from County Tyrone are encouraging families from across the country to step out on  February 25 for Cancer Fund for Children's Winter Woolly Walk. The family were supported by Cancer Fund for Children after their daughter/sister Cassie (centre) was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2010.

Mum encourages families to go walking for kids with cancer

Cancer Fund for Children is delighted to announce that its annual Winter Woolly Walk is back once again in 2017.

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Class, not education reason why women delay motherhood

Class rather than education was the main driver for British women delaying motherhood, a new study found.
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The consultation will run from January 6, 2017 to March 3, 2017.

POLL - Should smoking in a car where children are present be banned?

Health Minister, Michelle O’Neill, is proposing that smoking in a car where children are present should be made illegal in Northern Ireland.

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The consultation will run from January 6, 2017 to March 3, 2017. (Photo: Richard Clark)

Proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying children

Health Minister Michelle O’Neill has announced an eight-week consultation on regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles when children are present.

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Eyes on the Future for Autism Support in NI...Shirelle Stewart, Director of NAS NI with Mr Noel McCrystal, McCrystal Opticians Dungannon. McCrystal Opticians has named The National Autistic Society NI as its nominated charity for 2017 and has also backed the charitys exciting new Autism Centre project by becoming an official sponsor.

McCrystal’s back new Autism Centre

McCrystal Opticians, Dungannon has named the National Autistic Society NI as its nominated charity for 2017 and has also backed the charity’s exciting new Autism Centre project by becoming an official sponsor.

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Increasing numbers of older people are being treated at home.

New contact details for health Trust

The Northern Trust has revealed details of a new service model for Mid Ulster area that provides communities with access to a dedicated, local team.

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Blood pressure

Only attend 'Emergency Department' if your condition is urgent, urge Health chiefs

Emergency Departments across Northern Ireland are currently experiencing very high levels of pressure, a joint statement from the Health and Social Care Board and Public Health Agency has revealed.

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So what is the answer?

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won't stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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The Currans hand over �5k for defibrillators

Life-saving doctor given £5k cheque

An Ardboe family that raised over £5,000 for the health surgery that saved their US-based brother’s life, handed over the money last Wednesday.

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Anna Daniels

Your biggest diet questions answered

There’s the old saying that we are what we eat. If this is true then we’ve become a nation of carrot sticks and chickpeas. We’re on a mission to be healthier than ever.
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Fat cells help cancer to move around the body, according to a study.

Cancer cells need fat to spread

Cancer cells need fat to help them spread around the bodies, a new study found.

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Health warning over illicit prescription drugs in circulation

Health warning over illicit prescription drugs in circulation

The Department of Health has issued a warning about the dangers of using prescription medicines from illicit sources.

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grapes

Young children can choke to death on grapes, warn doctors

Parents have been warned of the potential danger of young children choking on grapes.

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1 in 5 at risk of food poisoning this Christmas

Thousands are at risk of contracting food poisoning this Christmas as a result of dodgy dinner leftovers according to research from Onbuy.com.

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turkeys

How your Christmas turkey arrives already stuffed – with antibiotics

You may consider the turkey to be a traditional part of your Christmas celebrations. But however you cook it, something about this festive bird is changing – it’s getting fatter.

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The norovirus

Advice on how to deal with ‘winter vomiting bug’ as cases expected to rise

The winter vomiting bug also know as norovirus, is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK and is particularly common at this time of year - but do you know what to do if you or a loved one catches it?

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