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Cannabis treatment working wonders for Kenilworth schoolboy

A six-year-old Kenilworth boy whose life has been blighted by severe epilepsy has responded brilliantly to medical cannabis treatment in the Netherlands.
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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

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Kayes Miah

Warwick restaurant infested with rats leads to food business ban for owner

The owner of a Warwick restaurant where rat and mouse infestations put the health of customers at risk has been banned from taking part in running any food business.

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Diabetes and obesity ‘cause almost 800,000 cancers a year’

Diabetes and obesity ‘cause almost 800,000 cancers a year’

Almost 800,000 cancer cases a year are caused by being overweight or diabetic, a study shows.

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VIDEO: Warning after holidaymaker is potentially scarred for life - by henna tattoo MOUSTACHE

A holidaymaker has been left red-faced and potentially scarred for life - by a henna tattoo MOUSTACHE.

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Safeline, a charity that helps victims of sexual abuse, needs to raise �10,500 to repair a toilet system, that is causing extensive damage through a leakage in the pipework.

Pictured: Neil Henderson (CEO - Safeline) NNL-171128-184347009

Warwick-based charity that helps thousands of people appealing for help

A Warwick-based charity that helps and supports thousands of people who have been through sexual abuse is reaching out to the community for help in raising £10,500 to help complete essential maintenance work.

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Alabama Rot.

Vet's warning after Alabama Rot kills dog in Rugby area

Bilton Veterinary Centre has taken to social media to warn residents after a dog from the area died from the Alabama Rot this month.

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Scarlet Fever rash. Photo: NHS

What parents need to look for as cases of Scarlet Fever reaches 50-year high in England

Scarlet fever hit its highest level in England for 50 years, with more than 17,000 cases reported in 2016 - research in the Lancet shows.

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Leamington Spa Regency Rotary President Sabrina Marnham (right) joins Valley Road team leader Anisha Rai, Heart of England Mencap customer Katie Chadburn and Fundraising Manager Cath Errington

Equipment joy for Leamington Mencap centre users after kind donation

People with learning disabilities in the Warwick District are to benefit from new sensory equipment thanks to a generous donation.

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Energy drinks ‘cause mental health problems and kidney damage’

Energy drinks ‘cause mental health problems and kidney damage’

Children should be banned from buying energy drinks as they can cause high blood pressure, heart problems, obesity and even kidney damage, warns new research.

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Are you a heavy snorer?

Loud snorers more at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease says new research

A study of middle aged and elderly people found those with sleep apnoea had a build up of proteins in their brain that trigger the condition.

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Mental health news.

Mental health services in Warwickshire 'require improvement'

An NHS provider of mental health services across Coventry and Warwickshire requires improvement, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has ruled.
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Myton Hospices.

Warwickshire-based Hospices appealing for help to raise thousands in just 24 hours

A Warwickshire-based charity is appealing to the public for help to raise more than £3,000 in just 24 hours.

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The staff behind the Birth and Babies Appeal have applied for a grant through the Aviva Community Fund.

New maternity unit at Warwick Hospital needs public’s votes

A fundraising appeal to help make a new maternity unit at Warwick Hospital a “home away from home” needs help securing votes to be in with the change of winning grant money.

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Common blood thinner lowers cancer risk

Common blood thinner lowers cancer risk

The common blood thinning drug warfarin lowers the risk of cancers in the over 50s.

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Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

A popular brand of protein supplement has been recalled by its manufacturer due to its containing possible allergens not mentioned on its label.

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Revealed: the highest and lowest rated GP surgeries in Warwick district

Warwick district’s highest and lowest rated surgeries according to their patients can be seen in the results of a bi-annual patient survey published by the NHS Choices website.

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Spencer Morrey was six weeks premature, and later had to be placed in intensive care when he suffered breathing difficulties

Kenilworth couple backing specialist ambulance service after it helped save premature son's life

A Kenilworth couple is encouraging people to donate to a specialist ambulance service after it helped save their premature son’s life.
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Kenilworth vet Kieran O'Halloran with Barney, who fell ill after eating half a Terry's Chocolate Orange

Kenilworth vet urges dog owners to be careful after three dogs suffer chocolate poisoning in one night

A Kenilworth vet is urging dog owners to be aware of the dangers of their beloved pets eating chocolate after dealing with three poisoning cases in just one night at the practice’s out-of-hours hospital.

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Warwick scientist giving cancer a karate chop

A leading cancer scientist from Warwick is stepping up the fight against the disease - by giving it a karate chop.
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