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VIDEO: More than half of workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague

More than half of UK workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague, a study found.

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NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

The NHS has issued nine telltale signs you could have Australian Flu and it comes after a Scottish teenager died after taking ill with the deadly virus sweeping the country.

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‘I was fined for nursing my baby in Marriott Hotel car park’ claims Houghton Regis mum

A Houghton Regis mother fought a long battle to have her parking fine cancelled, after she claimed she was charged for nursing her baby.

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Council needs views on support and care it provides

Council needs views on support and care it provides

Central Bedfordshire Council will be contacting around 900 people to find out their views about the care and support services they receive.

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Vaccination warning over Australian 'flu

Vaccine warning as Australian ‘flu threat grows

The elderly, pregnant women and children with chronic illness in the UK are being urged to get vaccinated as the threat of the Australian ‘flu reaching our shores heightens.

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Superbug fuelled by food additive

Deadly superbug fuelled by food additive in cakes, juices and jams

A sugar additive found in cream cakes, fruit juices and jams has fuelled the rise of a killer superbug, according to new research.

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Worrying trend: Millions fear for partners’ health

Worrying trend: Millions fear for partners’ health

Three in four of us are concerned about the health of their partner - due to stress and lack of exercise, according to research.

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Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

Flu hotspots revealed: Map shows areas worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

A map showing flu hotspots across our region has been revealed.

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Key services WILL remain at Bedford and Luton hospitals under merger

Full A&E, maternity and paediatrics services are to remain at both Bedford AND Luton hospitals, the T&C can reveal.

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Sharp rise in demand for 999 care over New Year holidays

Ambulance staff and volunteers have been thanked for their hard work during an incredibly busy end to 2017 and beginning of 2018.

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Fizzy drinks fuelling obesity crisis in children AND adults

Fizzy drinks fuelling obesity crisis in children AND adults

Fizzy drinks really are fuelling the obesity epidemic - among both children and adults, according to new research.

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The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume a staggering 3.5 MILLION calories over a lifetime - in BOOZE alone, a study has found.

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Man seriously hurt in lorry collision

Man seriously hurt in lorry collision

A man has been seriously injured following a collision between a car and a lorry Ain Toddington early on Thursday morning.

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Use the three ‘P’s to check your drink

Central Bedfordshire Council is on the hunt for premises selling illicit alcohol this party season.

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Stay away unless you are an emergency pleads L&D Hospital

Keep A&E for emergencies only – this is the stark message from Luton Clinical Commissioning Group (LCCG) this week, as the inclement weather puts extra pressures on NHS acute services in the Luton area.

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Vets warn over salt and grit dangers to pets

With temperatures dropping as low as -15C in some parts of the country this week, vets are warning pet owners to take extra caution during the cold spell with salt, grit and antifreeze proving fatal to pets.

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Peppa Pig ‘encourages parents to abuse NHS services’ says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.

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Luton’s Keech Hospice Care Santa Run is on Sunday!

Luton is raring to go racing as the Keech Hospice Care Santa Run has been rescheduled for Sunday (Dec 17), after being cancelled on Dec 10 due to poor weather.

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Jeremy Kyle backs hard-hitting ambulance campaign for Beds and Herts

Jeremy Kyle, a television presenter known for his zero tolerance approach, has backed a hard-hitting new ambulance campaign for Beds and Herts.

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Nothing negative about these donors - blood centre needs your help now

Nothing negative about these donors - blood centre needs your help now

People with two valuable blood groups are being urged to donate at Luton Donor Centre now.

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