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Bucks County Council looks to the young to improve public services..

Listening more to the views of young people will enhance the quality of public services in Bucks, according to a County Council watchdog.

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Scientists say nuts to heart disease

Scientists say nuts to heart disease

A daily handful of any type of nuts slashes the risk of heart disease and cancer, Britain’s biggest killers.

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New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis

Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found.

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Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

The over 50s are finding it difficult to see their GP, according to research by Saga Health Insurance which reveals the places in the UK where over 50s say they struggle most to get an appointment with a doctor.

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One in six workers experience stress, anxiety and depression at any given time but, more often than not, workers dont disclose their problems and mental health remains a workplace taboo

Should I disclose my mental health issues to my employer?

One in six workers experience stress, anxiety and depression at any given time but, more often than not, workers don’t disclose their problems and mental health remains a workplace taboo.

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Benefits of daily asprin outweigh risks

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

The benefits of an aspirin a day really do outweigh the risks, according to new research.

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Product warning

Pet food recalled over salmonella fears

A range of pet food has been recalled by its manufacturer following the discovery that the product contains salmonella.

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Aylesbury man in top ten most wanted criminals in Europe

Armed and dangerous Aylesbury local on the run from cops in Spain

It is being widely reported that an Aylesbury man who was given three life sentences has gone on the run in Spain.
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Breakfast cereals full of sugar

Breakfast cereals full of sugar

A large bowl of Kellogg’s Frosties can contain NINE TEASPOONS of sugar - the same as a can of fizzy drink, a survey shows.

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Aldi issues recall

Aldi recalls popular food dish over allergy fears

ALDI is recalling one of its popular curry dishes because it contains milk, which is not declared within the ingredients list.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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Is your home rat proof?

HOMEOWNERS in Buckinghamshire are being urged to be on their guard as cold weather threatens to spark a plague of rats over Christmas.

Is your home protected from rats?

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Product recall

Burning eye fears lead to contact lens solution recall

A contact lens solution has been recalled by the manufacturer following the discovery of a potential fault which could cause eye irritation or possibly more serious consequences.

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Brave Aylesbury boy shares his story for Grief awareness week

Brave local Josh shares his child bereavement story..
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Its true - women really do have better memories than men

It’s true - women really do have better memories than men

In the battle of the sexes, memory – or lack of it – has traditionally played a starring role.

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Lack of sleep leads to sugary drink cravings

Lack of sleep leads to sugary drink cravings

Getting less than five hours sleep a night makes it more likely you will reach for a can of sugary pop or energy drink - increasing the risk of diabetes.

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Joe’s struggle helps to inspire so many others

Buckingham business owner Joe Harman’s story is a triumph of dedication and hardwork to overcome his disability, serving as an inspirational story to others who are handicapped.

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Losing sleep makes you eat more  and gain weight

Losing sleep makes you eat more – and gain weight

A lack of sleep could cause people to pile on the pounds, research suggests.

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How to beat the winter blues  practical tips to keep your spirits up

How to beat the winter blues – practical tips to keep your spirits up

As we make the chilly transition from autumn into winter, it’s not uncommon for people’s moods to dip along with the temperatures.

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