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Child car seats recalled

Mamas & Papas is recalling a number of child car seats following safety concerns.

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Suffolk home urges older people living alone to take care in cold weather

A manager from a care home in Hadleigh is today urging older people living alone in the community to take extra care in the cold weather.

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Sudbury man found dead at home after alarm raised

A Sudbury man was found dead at his home after worried relatives who could not contact him went to the police, an inquest has been told.

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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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Pharmacy among first to achieve accolade

The team at Clare Pharmacy is celebrating after achieving Healthy Living Pharmacy status, delivering enhanced face to face support to keep people healthy.

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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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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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East of England Ambulance Service launches new dementia strategy

An ambitious strategy has been launched by the region’s ambulance service to improve the care and experience for people with dementia.

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Sick man unable to get GP appointment despite making 100 calls

A sick man has been unable to get an appointment to see a GP despite calling his surgery more than 100 times.

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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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Sudbury woman died after a fall

A Sudbury woman died in hospital after undergoing surgery for a fracture sustained in a fall at her home, an inquest has heard.

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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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Glemsford stroke victim ‘an inspiration’

A former stroke patient has been hailed by hospital staff as an “inspiration” after fundraising for a vital piece of equipment.

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VIDEO: Help and insight available for Suffolk family carers

VIDEO: Help and insight available for Suffolk family carers

Suffolk County Council has released a new video and booklet giving an insight into what it means to be a carer.

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Call for Suffolk’s most vulnerable to get their FREE flu vaccination

Call for Suffolk’s most vulnerable to get their FREE flu vaccination

With winter well and truly here, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service is joining the fight against flu by calling on thousands of Suffolk residents who qualify to get their free flu vaccination.

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Long Melford Pharmacy running health checks.
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Free health checks at Melford pharmacy

The Pharmacy in Hall Street, Long Melford, is offering free health checks to people between the ages of 40 and 74 who do not already suffer from any cardiovascular disease.

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Kind-hearted taxi support for Sudbury counselling drop-in service

A Sudbury taxi company is a backing a recently launched campaign to encourage people to talk about their problems.

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Top accolade for West Suffolk Hospital’s housekeeping team

West Suffolk Hospital’s housekeeping team has received a top accolade at the British Institute of Cleaning Science’s annual awards ceremony.

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St Gregory’s claims top spot in Beat the Street

Local residents, businesses, community groups and schools came together to celebrate Sudbury and Great Cornard travelling 52,000 miles for Beat the Street.

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