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Going without sleep could make you lonely

Young Britons are putting themselves at risk of loneliness by going without sleep, according to new research.

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Airport choir helping spread the word on dementia

Airport choir helping spread the word on dementia

More than 60 people who are living with dementia, their family carers, and volunteers, sang at London Luton Airport during Dementia Awareness Week.

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Spinning challenge to help dear friend beat cancer

A hardworking mum is organising a charity spinning event to help a close friend beat lung cancer.

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Top housing award goes to Priory View

Top housing award goes to Priory View

Central Bedfordshire Council has scooped four gongs at a prestigious building industry awards, which brought more recognition for Dunstable’s Priory View.

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Dunstable Town centre manager Clare Brett on getting to know your neighbours

The Eden Project launched the ‘Big Lunch’ in 2009 to encourage people to come out of their homes and get to know their neighbours. The idea was to help people feel more of a connection through a fun activity and develop a sense of community.

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How to beat cravings

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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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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NHS hospitals hit by cyber attack spreading across England

Computers have been shut down across the country after NHS computers across the county were hit by a cyber attack.

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Some of the award-winning midwives at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital's annual conference celebrtaing International Day of the Midwife

Celebrating International Midwives’ day at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital

Some of the leading names in widwifery spoke at a recent conference at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital, showcasing best practice and celebrating the International Day of the Midwife.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month

New cigarette laws come into force this month: Here’s what smokers need to know

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

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Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating half an avocado a day helps to shed the pounds and stave off heart disease and diabetes, say scientists.

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Prince Philip to stand down from Royal duties

Prince Philip to stand down from Royal duties

The Duke of Edinburgh is retiring from royal duties this autumn, Buckingham Palace has announced.

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Jeremy Corbyn’s vow to protect hospital services in Bedford

Jeremy Corbyn’s vow to protect hospital services in Bedford

Jeremy Corbyn landed in Bedford on Wednesday, and declared the NHS a key part of his election campaign.

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Pictures: Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to Bedford

Pictures: Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to Bedford

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn came to Bedford town centre on Wednesday.

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Declutter to help Keech hospice

Declutter to help Keech hospice

A Luton hospice is urging people to #DeclutterForKeech and urgently donate their good quality clutter.

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VIDEO Device helps a blind man read

A father-of-four who has been blind for almost 30 years is now able to read a book, thanks to his new artificial glasses.

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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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Ever wondered why you can't resist that burger, pizza or kebab? Now you know

Scientists reveal why we find certain foods irresistible

The food we like eating - even when we know it’s bad for us - is all down to our genes, suggests a groundbreaking new study.

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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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