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Brave wife of tragic South Shields dad pays tribute to man who ‘made every day happy’

The wife of a South Shields dad who tragically died following a series of medical problems has opened her heart for the first time to pay tribute to the man who ‘made every day happy’.

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Drivers' brains switch off when using satnav, study shows

Following satnav instructions "switches off" activity in parts of the brain used for navigation, a study has shown.

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Britain’s most stupid legal high as children sniff fumes from burning wheelie bins

Kids are literally getting wasted with Britain's daftest drug craze - sniffing fumes from burning WHEELIE BINS, has been claimed today.
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The new packaging created for World Water Day. Picture: One Water.

World Water Day: Dirty bottle packaging urges people to 'drink and think'

Today, on World Water Day, organisations across the globe are taking action to tackle the world's water crisis.
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Zoe Boyle with daughters Felicity, left, and Zeya, unhappy with Harton Primary School.

Mum’s concern for girl’s health over loo break dispute

A mum says a school’s toilet break policy is denying her daughter a “basic human right.”

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Teenage bodybuilder Brad Willis.

Teenage bodybuilder celebrates winning streak

A teenage bodybuilder is celebrating after winning a run of competitions.

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Children from Cleadon Church of England Academy taking part in the 'Walking Bus' initiative.

Pupils help cut congestion at school

Children at Cleadon Church of England Academy have been taking part in a ‘Walking Bus’ initiative to help reduce congestion around the school.

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How many of these foods have your children tried?

How many of these exotic foods have your children tried?

Millions of modern children have already had their first taste of olives, houmous and quinoa before the age of five, a study has found.
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A dentist at work, as figures show that the number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under has risen by almost a quarter in the last decade. Picture by PA.

Worrying rise in young children having milk teeth removed 'due to decay caused by too much sugar'

The number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under has risen by almost a quarter in the last decade, figures show.
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South Shields gran becomes ‘Greatest Loser’

South Shields gran becomes ‘Greatest Loser’

A woman who’s weight prevented her from leaving her home has been crowned a South Tyneside slimming group’s ‘Greatest Loser.’

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An average stay in a residential home could swallow up as much as half of the value of your home, according to a study warning of a care-cost postcode lottery. Pic: PA.

North East families losing out in postcode lottery over care costs

An average stay in a residential home could swallow up as much as half of the value of your home, according to a study warning of a care-cost postcode lottery.

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Only one out of 28 food categories are on track to meet 2017 salt reduction targets, a survey has found. Pic: PA.

Salt survey reveals which foods are failing to meet reduction targets

Only one out of 28 food categories are on track to meet 2017 salt reduction targets, a survey has found.
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Dads can suffer from postnatal depression too, says our expert.

Family life: Can dads suffer from postnatal depression too?

Q: “I’ve just had my first baby and while I feel fine, my husband seems low. Could his depression be linked to the baby – I thought it was just mothers who got postnatal depression?”

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Would you know how to give a child basic first aid treatment?

Family: Why parents should brush up on their first aid

Although more than 60 children a year die in accidents in the home, almost a quarter of parents admit they don’t have any baby or child first aid knowledge.

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A melon, cucumber and lime smoothie.

Shaping Up: Five ways you can increase your fruit and veg intake

Fruit and veg is a hot topic in the health and fitness world at the moment.

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Graham takes part in one of his own boot camps.

Shaping Up: Try this workout to get fit in seven days

Try this seven-day challenge to improve your fitness quickly …

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The vegetables which protect against stress

Eating at least three helpings of vegetables a day keeps the blues at bay... especially for women, according to new research.

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Are we all too busy Googling how to sleep, to get any sleep?

Today is World Sleep Day – and it may be that we need it more than ever.
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What's your favourite vegetable? Picture: PA.

Almost half of UK children refuse to eat their vegetables

Almost half of British children REFUSE to eat vegetables, according to a new study of parents.
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Quality Hotel Boldon. general manager Nicole Vanzie and business development manager Carl Wilkinson.

Boldon hotel staff’s delight at hosting health awards

Hotel staff say they are delighted to honour the area’s health service heroes once again.

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