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Call for nurses to receive health honours

Calling all health heroes.

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Bradley Lowery to be mascot for Sunderland AFC's game at Everton

Bradley Lowery is to be mascot for Sunderland AFC's game against 'his second best team' Everton on Saturday, his family have said.

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Bradley pictured at home in the last week.

Hundreds of messages flood in for Bradley Lowery after scan finds new tumour

Supporters have spoken of their upset after hearing news that Bradley Lowery's latest check up has found a new tumour has developed.
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Many nurses feel they are too busy to give dying patients high-quality care, a new poll suggests. Picture: PA.

Two-thirds of nurses struggle to find time to care properly for the dying

Many nurses feel they are too busy to give dying patients high-quality care, a new poll suggests.

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How much do you drink?

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Men who drink more than a pint of beer a day over several years may increase their risk of heart disease by prematurely ageing their arteries, new research suggests.
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Falls specialist physiotherapist Dean Metz has described the results from the clinic so far as "great".

Hospital clinic which treats dizziness in South Tyneside proves a success

Patients who suffer from dizziness in South Tyneside are on the mend – thanks to a new NHS service.

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Step counter apps could be doing harm by driving people to chase over-ambitious goals, a leading computer scientist has claimed. Pic: PA.

Step-counter apps 'could do more harm than good'

Step counter apps could be doing harm by driving people to chase over-ambitious goals, a leading computer scientist has claimed.

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Sugar in food and soft drinks can cause obesity and diabetes.

SHAPING UP: The dangers of sugar addiction

I’ve started watching a new TV series this week ... Lucky Man.

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David Gallagher, chief officer, NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group.

NHS group backs awards to honour medical heroes

An NHS group is backing awards which look to honour outstanding individuals in the medical profession.

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Abbie Radford is to skydive for Muscular Dystrophy UK in support of her two aunties.

Abbie’s scared of heights - but will skydive for charity

A brave teenager from South Tyneside is taking a leap of faith to raise cash on behalf of her aunts.

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Shigellosis can lead to bouts of vomiting.

What is the highly-infectious shigellosis bug which is sweeping our schools?

A highly-infectious vomiting bug calling shigellosis is sweeping schools across the UK, with parents being warned to watch out for the symptoms.

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Some of the members of the Newcastle, Wear and Tees group of  Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI).

Why Sunderland is set for a ‘purple protest’ over pensions

Campaigners fighting for the penson rights of women are hoping people will support them in their colourful campaign.

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Light smoking still carries major risks

Smokers who cut down are still risking cancer and early death

Smokers who cut down on their habit are being warned they still face significant risks of cancer and heart disease unless they quit.

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Last year's winners.

Entries pour in for the health awards

A glut of awards nominations have already been submitted for health heroes across Sunderland and South Tyneside.

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Police have issued a warning about low grade heroin following three deaths on Teesside.

Three deaths linked to 'low grade heroin' as police issue warning over risk

Police are working alongside other organisations to find the supplier of drugs believed to have caused three deaths.

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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Did you suffer with morning sickness?

Morning sickness worse for mothers with girls

The Duchess of Cambridge suffered it with both her babies ... but severe morning sickness really is more likely to predict a daughter, according to new research.

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The team at mydentist who are sponsoring the Best of Health Awards.

Dental staff back Best of Health Awards

Staff at a dental practice have spoken of their pride in backing this year’s Best of Health Awards.

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Cancer-stricken dog on the mend thanks to almost £10,000 in donations

Big-hearted dog-lovers raised almost £10,000 to save the life of a pooch struck down with mouth cancer.
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Ken Bremner

Health boss praises staff for ‘exceptional care’

A health boss has praised staff for the ‘exceptional care’ they provide in challenging circumstances.

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