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Young Doncaster kidney transplant patients are going for gold at British games

Two Doncaster youngsters are competing in the British Transplant Games after undergoing kidney transplants.
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Charlie Gard with his mum Connie Yates and dad Chris Gard

National news: Charlie Gard 'unlikely to be able to spend last days at home'

Terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard is unlikely to be allowed to spend his final days at home with his parents, a High Court judge has said.

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The state of dental health in Sheffield has been revealed. Picture: Pixabay

New report shows shocking inequality in children's dental health in Sheffield

A Sheffield child is more likely to have tooth decay if they live in a poorer part of the city, according to a new report.
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A rally held by the Royal College of Nursing. Picture: RCN

Protest to be held in Sheffield as 'demoralised nurses' leave the NHS due to pay freeze

'Demoralised' nurses in South Yorkshire are quitting the NHS after seven years without a  proper pay rise.

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The Fisher Price carrier

Argos recalls infant carriers over fire safety fears

Argos has recalled two separate infant carriers following fears that the products could present a fire risk.
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Hop on Doncaster health bus and get immunised

Young people can have immunisations quickly and easily on a health bus that is taking to the roads around Doncaster.

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New discovery in motor neurone disease and dementia by Sheffield scientists could pave the way to novel treatments

A new discovery by scientists at the University of Sheffield could help slow down the progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as motor neurone disease (MND), dementia and neurological decline associated with ageing.

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Parts of Sheffield city centre are exceeding the legal amounts of nitrogen dioxide (NO2)

Sheffield city centre air pollution blackspots revealed by campaigners

Parts of Sheffield city centre are being 'blighted by illegally polluted air', campaigners have said.
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Carol takes credit in newly introduced South Yorkshire hospital award

Barnsley Hospital has introduced the first ever public nominated Brilliant Awards with Phlebotomy Service Manager Carol Heritage the first praiseworthy recipient.

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'Eating for two' could cause health issues for mothers and babies, according to experts.

How pregnant women 'eating for two' may risk harming the health of babies

Pregnant women who believe in the "eating for two" myth risk harming the health of themselves and their babies, experts have warned.

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Sheffield family prepare rock climb for Prostate Cancer UK

Sheffield family prepare rock climb for Prostate Cancer UK

Andy Cockayne, 50, and his family from Sheffield are preparing to hike to the summit of the Ifach Rock in Calpe, Spain to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK and awareness of the disease.

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Navid Mansouri v Sam Sheedy 04/07/15

Boxing champ Nav feared he’d never walk properly again

When fighter Navid Mansouri’s Achilles tendon snapped in March 2016, he wondered whether he’d every be able to walk again properly - let alone return to the boxing ring.

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Nursing and midwifery applications to Sheffield Hallam University has fallen by 22 per cent

New figures show fall in applications to study nursing and midwifery in Sheffield

Applications to study nursing and midwifery at Sheffield Hallam University has fallen by nearly a quarter, according to new figures.

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NHS services in Sheffield are rated 'good'

NHS services in Sheffield are in good hands according to report

Sheffield’s health services are 'good', according to national ratings published today.

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Veganism has risen 360 per cent in the UK

Macrobiotic cookery class bids to improve Yorkshire’s health

Heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes and some kinds of cancer are linked to being overweight or obese and are on the rise in developed countries. Could one local woman’s plant-based dining make all the difference?

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Cygnet Hospital on East Bank Road. Picture: Marie Caley/The Star

VIDEO: Private hospital in Sheffield criticised in Parliament by MP after patient was found with 'MRSA with open wounds'

A private mental health hospital in Sheffield has been criticised in Parliament after a young patient was found with 'MRSA with open wounds'.
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Lewis Jeynes, pictured with his mum Samantha Tolmie. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Jeynes MC 3

Doncaster dad planning early wedding so terminally ill son can be there

A Doncaster dad is planning a special early wedding – so his beloved terminally ill son can be his best man.

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Joana Burns died after taking drugs on a night out in Sheffield

Woman out of hospital after taking drugs on night out in Sheffield

A woman left fighting for life after taking drugs on a night out in Sheffield has been released from hospital.

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A children's swimming lesson

Free swimming and ice skating on the cards for children at leisure centres where drinks tax has cut Sheffield's sugar intake by 30 per cent

Sheffield's sugar intake has been cut by nearly a third through a 'tax' on unhealthy drinks at the city's leisure centres - which are offering free swimming and ice skating lessons to children as part of a £40,000 fund.

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Sheffield Council is to get 24m over three years to help with adult social care

Sheffield Council reveals where £24m of government money will go to help adult social care

Carers are set for a pay rise after Sheffield Council outlined how it will spend a government handout to ease the crisis in adult social care.

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