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44% of Brits over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but do nothing about it

New research has found that 44% of UK adults over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but over half (52%) do nothing to alleviate the effects.

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VIDEO: How well do we know our bodies?

New research by Balance Activ reveals the need for better understanding of our bodies and works with TV’s Dr Sarah Jarvis to spread the word on what’s normal and what’s not.

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Doncaster GPs and consultants agree it’s good to talk

It’s good to talk – as a new scheme is proving by saving Doncaster patients an unnecessary trip to hospital.

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Column: See yourself as you want to be

Column: See yourself as you want to be

When most people talk of weight loss they should really be talking about FAT LOSS. The goal should be to be leaner, healthier and more fit.

Address the cause and not the symptoms. We need to create positive change. In other words FAT BURNING.

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Doncaster Tai Chi for health

Doncaster Tai Chi for health

Doncaster Tai Chi for Health provides flexible and adjustable exercise routines that can be practiced by almost anyone.

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MP raises issue of poor patient transport services

Isle MP Andrew Percy secured a debate in the House of Commons on the provision of patient transport services in northern Lincolnshire.

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Fundraiser Acker Shaw

Doncaster mum’s memory lives on thanks to the tireless fundraising efforts of devoted husband

A tireless fundraiser from Rossington has raised thousands of pounds for Weston Park Cancer Charity in memory of his beloved wife Brenda.

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Members of RULFC promoting the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Cervical Screening Campaign

South Yorkshire footballers encourage women to not fear their smears

This Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (22 to 28 January), Rotherham United Ladies Football Club (RULFC) has teamed up with their local cervical screening programme and together are urging the women of Rotherham to not fear their smear test.

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COLUMNIST: Campaign for a better deal for our children on the food front

I hope you all had a very enjoyable and relaxing Christmas. I’d also like to think that many of you had what I would refer to as a traditional Christmas featuring plenty of nourishing, home-cooked food.

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Sheffield Childrens chief executive John Somers with Matt Ross and BBC presenter Harry Gration MBE

Nominate your favourite doctors, nurses and healthcare workers in Sheffield

Young patients and their families are being invited to nominate their favourite doctors, nurses and healthcare workers for a Children’s Star Award.

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New £2m frailty assessment unit opens at Sheffield hospital

A £2m purpose-built frailty assessment unit has been opened at the Northern General Hospital to provide assessment and care for frail older patients.

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COLUMNIST: To diet or not to diet in 2018?

COLUMNIST: To diet or not to diet in 2018?

To diet or not to diet in 2018? January, the month when hundreds of people all over the country will embark on a diet.

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Kick start your new year with a FREE NHS Health Check

With the new year just around the corner, Doncaster Council is urging residents to think about their health and get a FREE NHS Health Check to kick start 2018.

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Doncaster Voices - New year, new Doncaster – what are your 2018 hopes? for our area?

Doncaster Voices - New year, new Doncaster – what are your 2018 hopes? for our area?

Welcome to Doncaster Voices forum. If you want to get involved (like Jonti), submit 150 words, name, title & photo to barbara.craythorn@jpress.co.uk and your views may appear next week when subject is ‘Does Doncaster night economy receive undeserved bad press?’

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Sarah celebrates record year with Aussie singer Peter Andre

A Slimming World manager from Doncaster was congratulated on helping slimmers to lose weight and change their lives by singer and TV presenter Peter Andre.

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MP welcomes £2,011,000 winter funding for NHS trust

Isle MP, Andrew Percy, has welcomed the Government’s multi-million pound investment in local hospitals this winter, as it emerged that Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) had been granted an additional £2,011,000 in funding to help cope with winter pressures.

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Rob Waltham

Be smoke aware this winter - save money and reduce health issues

North Lincolnshire Council is asking residents to be neighbourly and think of others when stoking their open fire or wood burning stove this winter.

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Get fit for less in 2018 with a month’s free leisure centre membership

North Lincolnshire Council is offering one month free and no joining fee when you sign up for a membership at its leisure centres before 14 January 2018 – saving you up to £53.

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Hospice honours kind-hearted staff who have raised over £10,000

A local hospice has held an afternoon tea to honour a group of kind-hearted staff at North Lincolnshire’s largest housing provider.

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Zoe with nursing staff

South Yorkshire lung patient says ‘thank you’ with ventilator cake

A woman who was airlifted to Cambridge’s Papworth Hospital after collapsing in an A&E department 25 years ago has presented the doctors and nurses who saved her life with a ‘thank you’ cake – shaped like the ventilator which keeps her alive.

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