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Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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Cancer survivor has hair cut off again for charity

A cancer survivor who lost all her hair during chemotherapy treatment eight years ago has had most of it cut off again for charity.

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Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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Melton rare breeds poultry show to go ahead at the end of the month

The popular annual rare breeds poultry show at Melton Cattle Market will now go ahead on Saturday May 27 after it was rearranged due to restrictions imposed following the Bird Flu outbreak.

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Reveal your lifelong wish and help East Midlands hospices

In a recent ‘Bucket List’ survey, people across the East Midlands have agreed that the most important thing to do before they die is to see their loved ones happy and looked after – despite the fact that most adults don’t have a will and haven’t shared their end of life wishes with their loved ones.

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Patients respond to Melton GP surgery’s ‘inadequate’ rating

Patients at Melton’s Latham House Medical Practice, which has been placed into special measures after an inspector found it to be ‘inadequate’, have expressed their disappointment about the rating.

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Melton Rotarians direct people to pop-up clinic testing for high blood pressure

Melton Rotary clubs were noticeable in Nottingham Street and in Market Place on Saturday, April 22, promoting the Stroke Association’s ‘Know Your Blood Pressure Day.’

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Melton rare poultry breeds show is cancelled again

Organisers of the popular annual rare poultry show at Melton have had to re-schedule it for a third time due to a delay over the lifting of restrictions on owners following the UK Bird Flu outbreak.

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Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Cheap booze is easier than ever to buy despite the dramatic surge in pub closures - especially in deprived areas, according to new research.

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Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

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Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

The notorious hospital super bug C. diff could be spread through contaminated food, a new study warned.

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Ed Sheeran sends special video message to four-year-old Melton girl with leukaemia

A four-year-old Melton girl has been boosted in her fight against leukaemia with a video message from pop superstar Ed Sheeran

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‘Inadequate Melton practice must improve’

Melton’s Latham House Medical Practice has been rated ‘inadequate’ in its latest health service inspection and placed into special measures because of an urgent need to improve its services.

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Leicester Hospitals Charity and Melton solicitors firm to host will writing event

Leicester Hospitals Charity have teamed up with Melton solicitors, Oldham Marsh Page Flavell, to hold their first will writing event.

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Becks campaigns after ‘terrifying’ rare heart attack

A Melton woman who survived a rare type of heart heart attack is spearheading the first patient-led study into the condition and is also fronting a national campaign to raise money for research.

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Melton and Syston carers sought to take up 50 new jobs

A recruitment drive has started for 50 new care jobs to look after people in Melton, Syston and other areas of the county.

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Melton soldier Ben Moore makes his daughter proud by winning emotional charity horse race

Proud 10-year-old leukaemia-sufferer Grace Moore watched her dad, Ben, win a prestigious charity horserace in front of thousands of race-goers yesterday (Thursday) at Cheltenham.

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Volunteers sought to tackle dog foul issues

Volunteer street wardens are being sought in Melton to help tackle the town’s dog fouling problems.

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Sugar tax works

Hefty taxes on sugary soft drinks could help in the fight against obesity because they stop people buying them, according to new research.

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Melton rare breeds poultry show likely to go ahead after Bird Flu restrictions

Organisers of the popular annual spring rare breeds poultry sale are confident it will go ahead despite the government maintaining a ban on bird sales.

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