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Struck down by a stomach bug? Take care and don’t overshare as Norovirus spreads

When it comes to sickness and diarrhoea, no-one likes it when you overshare – particularly if that means spreading a virus around.

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Ruth Berkeley, Cheryl Fergison, Maureen Nolan and Rebecca Wheatley, stars of Menopause The Musical. EMN-170314-142917001

Celebrate the Menopause

A host of famous faces will star in a show celebrating the menopause at the Embassy Theatre, in Skegness, next weekend.

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VIDEO: See what health and social care services are available in Skegness

Services provided locally by the NHS, social care and the voluntary sector are the focus of a networking event being held in Skegness today.

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Lincolnshire people invited to understand more about autism this World Autism Awareness Week

Lincolnshire Autism Partnership is urging people understand more about autism this World Autism Awareness Week (March 27 – April 2).

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A dentist at work, as figures show that the number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under has risen by almost a quarter in the last decade.

Worrying rise in young children having milk teeth removed ‘due to decay caused by too much sugar’

The number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under has risen by almost a quarter in the last decade, figures show.

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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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New legislation surrounding cigarettes

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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Life-changing result of new UK eczema trial

A man whose eczema was so serious that he had to wear gloves day and night has had his life transformed after taking part in a trial of new treatments.

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Consultation on ‘maternity hubs’

Consultation on ‘maternity hubs’

NHS staff, patients and families are being asked for their views on developing community hubs for maternity.

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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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Geoff Poulter outside Skegness Hospital. ANL-171003-180509001

‘Save our hospital’: Plea to join campaign at meeting in Skegness tonight

A campaign is growing to secure the future of Skegness hospital.

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'Still Me' dementia project.

‘Still Me’ dementia project comes to Alford, Louth, Skegness, Horncastle and Mablethorpe

Magna Vitae Trust for Leisure and Culture has teamed up with The Big Difference Company to warm the hearts of people affected by dementia.

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Representatives from Skegness RAOB joined by Pilgrim Hospital staff. EMN-170703-091826001

Kind donation to children’s ward

A Skegness organisation has donated a television to the children’s ward at Pilgrim Hospital, in Boston.

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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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Lincolnshire NHS Trusts’ scores improve in national staff survey

NHS staff working in mental health, learning disabilities and acute hospital services in Lincolnshire, feel supported by their managers, are satisfied with their levels of responsibility and involvement and feel more motivated at work, according to the findings in a national survey.

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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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Rachelle Cryan, left, and Rochelle King.

Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust employs first mental health nurse

A Boston mental health nurse has become the first to work directly for the trust that runs Lincolnshire hospitals.

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Representatives from The Rotary Club of Skegness with Kirsty Raywood from LIVES and Mark Belton from Fresh Fitness. EMN-170227-121234001

Swimmers take the plunge for charity

More than £5,000 has been raised for charity after The Rotary Club of Skegness held its first ‘swimarathon’.

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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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