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Revealed: The Aylesbury Vale businesses with the worst food hygiene ratings

These Aylesbury Vale restaurants, cafes, takeaways and businesses have all been given a one or less hygiene rating by the Food Standards Agency.

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Fake toys are flooding the UK market and can be dangerous

Dangerous counterfeit toys that can cause cancer and even KILL are flooding the market

Dangerous fake toys that can cause cancer or even KILL are flooding into the UK – costing the industry a whopping £400 million last year.

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Sleep deprived teens are spending too much time on social media

Teen social media addicts more likely to suffer sleep deprivation

Teens addicted to Snapchat, Instagram and Whatsapp are more likely to be sleep deprived, a new study found.

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Sweatcoin app promises money for exercise, but critics fire warning

Sweatcoin app promises money for exercise, but critics fire warning

Sweatcoin, an app that promises to reward you for simply exercising, has shot to the top of the app downloads chart despite criticism about the rewards on offer and the amount of battery it uses.

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Louisa Foster and her daughter, Poppy

Granborough family fights for mum who died of cervical cancer

“No women should have to go through the pain Louisa did."
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BREAKING: "Disruption and Delays" at Stoke Mandeville A&E after burst pipe

BREAKING: "Disruption and Delays" at Stoke Mandeville A&E after burst pipe

Accident and Emergency services at Stoke Mandeville are under increasing strain, as a burst water pipe has made life difficult at the hospital.

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VIDEO: More than half of workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague

More than half of UK workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague, a study found.

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Thames Valley Police couple launch online search for a new kidney for their poorly one-year-old son

A couple from Bicester who both work as Thames Valley Police officers have launched an online search for a new kidney for their poorly one-year-old son.

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NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

The NHS has issued nine telltale signs you could have Australian Flu and it comes after a Scottish teenager died after taking ill with the deadly virus sweeping the country.

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Can you help mother suffering from rare form of cancer "make memories"?

Sarah Bryant, from Aylesbury, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer grade 4 synovial sarcoma, a very rare form of cancer.
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Red indicates a high level of flu cases while blue highlights a low level of flu cases

How do you know if you have Australian flu as cases in Aylesbury Vale rocket?

Workplaces in Aylesbury Vale and wider Bucks are feeling the strain as 1,600 Brits are struck down by the deadly ‘Aussie flu’ virus.

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Vaccination warning over Australian 'flu

Vaccine warning as Australian ‘flu threat grows

The elderly, pregnant women and children with chronic illness in the UK are being urged to get vaccinated as the threat of the Australian ‘flu reaching our shores heightens.

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Superbug fuelled by food additive

Deadly superbug fuelled by food additive in cakes, juices and jams

A sugar additive found in cream cakes, fruit juices and jams has fuelled the rise of a killer superbug, according to new research.

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Worrying trend: Millions fear for partners’ health

Worrying trend: Millions fear for partners’ health

Three in four of us are concerned about the health of their partner - due to stress and lack of exercise, according to research.

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Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

A map showing flu hotspots across our region has been revealed.

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Fizzy drinks fuelling obesity crisis in children AND adults

Fizzy drinks fuelling obesity crisis in children AND adults

Fizzy drinks really are fuelling the obesity epidemic - among both children and adults, according to new research.

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The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume a staggering 3.5 MILLION calories over a lifetime - in BOOZE alone, a study has found.

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Dawne Garrett, Royal College of Nursing Professional Lead for the Care of Older People and Dementia

1400 Vulnerable Adults will spend Christmas in hospital, caused by lack of social care funding

At least 1,400 vulnerable people will spend Christmas on a hospital ward – well enough to go home, but trapped because of a social care system starved of funding – an Alzheimer’s Society investigation has revealed.

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Vets warn over salt and grit dangers to pets

With temperatures dropping as low as -15C in some parts of the country this week, vets are warning pet owners to take extra caution during the cold spell with salt, grit and antifreeze proving fatal to pets.

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Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig ‘encourages parents to abuse NHS services’ says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.

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