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Teenage pregancy statistics: Aylesbury Vale follows national trend as it sees rise

Aylesbury Vale has seen a rise in the number of teenage pregnancies in the district, according to data released this week by the Office for National Statistics.

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Residents and staff celebrated with an entertaining puppet show

Forget Me Not residential home celebrate their GOOD Care Quality Comission report

Forget me not staff celebrated with their residents with a fun sing song and puppet show.
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Teenage girls taking part in the kick start event

'Girls Active' programme aims to get girls into sport

Fifteen schools across Buckinghamshire are putting teenage girls at the centre of shaping PE lessons in a bid to increase their activity levels.

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Doctor Ed Norris-Cervetto, a Registrar in Emergency & Prehospital Medicine at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, models the live streaming camera equipment.

South Central Ambulance Service now equipped with live streaming cameras to improve services

South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) paramedics and local hospital consultants who work on the Thames Valley Air Ambulance are now equipped with live streaming cameras when they are sent to incidents.

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Thames Water fined more than £20MILLION for pumping human waste into our waterways

Thames Water fined more than £20MILLION for pumping human waste into our waterways

Thames Water has been fined more than £20million for pumping human waste into the River Thames and its tributaries. This morning Judge Francis Sherridan at Aylesbury Crown Court handed down a huge fine of £20,361,140 to the firm for the breaches which have had a devastating environmental impact on our waterways and streams.

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Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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And the research shows it is women who suffer more stress than men in their lives.

Revealed: Which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event”

New research has determined which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event” - from losing their smartphone to Brexit.

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Vegetables protect against stress

Vegetables 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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Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

It’s hard not to notice that the range of gluten-free foods available in supermarkets has increased massively in recent years.

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Thame community hospital will be a beneficiary of the new scheme

New healthcare investment to bring care closer to patients’ homes

A new service launched by Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust will help more people get the care they need closer to home.

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Deaf childrens futures are being jeopardised by overstretched audiology services in Buckinghamshire, a new report by the National Deaf Childrens Society suggests.

Services for deaf children in Bucks ‘are at risk’ according to National Deaf Children’s Society

Deaf children’s futures are being jeopardised by over stretched services, says the 
National Deaf Children’s 
Society.

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The superbug is immune to our strongest antibiotics.

Warning over highly-contagious superbug sweeping the nation

A new variant of a gene that causes resistance to our strongest antibiotics has been discovered in a healthy person, prompting fears it could be spreading.

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Free-range eggs become barn eggs following bird flu

Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

A bird flu panic has seen free-range eggs temporarily lose their status after hens were brought indoors.

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Raising smoking age does cut teen smoking

Raising smoking age does cut teen smoking

Raising the legal age of smoking to 21 or even would dramatically slash the numbers of teenagers taking up the deadly habit, researchers said.

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Deaf childrens futures are being jeopardised by overstretched audiology services in Buckinghamshire, a new report by the National Deaf Childrens Society suggests.

Deaf children's futures are being jeopardised by over stretched services, say National Deaf Children's Soceity

The charity’s survey found 47% of South East services seeing longer waiting times for children’s first assessments and hearing tests, blaming lack of staff and rising demand.

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Bowel cancer soaring among younger people

Bowel cancer soaring among younger people

Young adults are facing a bowel cancer “time bomb” because of their unhealthy diets and lack of exercise, scientists warn.

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A defibrillator stock image

Princes Risborough celebrates its 5th public access defibrillator

An event to celebrate the installation of the 5th Public Access Defibrillator for Princes Risborough, and the 17th in the area, is to be held on Wednesday 1st March 2017 at the Princes Risborough Institute, High Street, Princes Risborough at 2pm.

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Men living eight years longer and women almost four more years than 25 years ago

Men living eight years longer and women almost four more years than 25 years ago

Men are living an average of eight years longer and women almost four years more than just 25 years ago, according to official figures.

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Do you know someone who drinks more than 7 pints a week?

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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