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Call for tougher IVF regulation

Fertility experts are calling for tougher regulations around IVF treatment because the solutions used to grow embryos can influence the birthweight and health of babies.

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VIDEO: House plants can suck dangerous toxic chemicals out of the air

House plants can suck dangerous toxic chemicals out of the air - leaving it cleaner to breathe, according to new research.

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Dead end jobs are bad for your health says a new report

Dead-end jobs are bad for your health

Being stuck in a dead end job by your early 40s is bad for your health.

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Haydock House has been rated as 'good'.

Kettering disability support provider rated as ‘good’ by inspectors

A Kettering disability support provider is celebrating after being rated as ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission.

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Kettering care provider left patients ‘missing meals and medicine’

Kettering care provider left patients ‘missing meals and medicine’

A Kettering care provider left patients without meals and vital medicine, a damning report has found.

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Plans go in for new Kettering care home

Plans go in for new Kettering care home

Plans have been submitted to build a 66-bedroom care home for the elderly in Kettering.

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Free NHS treatments are available to protect kids teeth

Parents putting teeth of millions of children ‘at risk’

Six out of ten parents don’t know about a free NHS treatment that protects against decay, a survey has revealed.

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Trampoline warning

Trendy trampolines cause child injuries

Bryony Page may have wowed crowds by becoming the first Brit to win an Olympic medal on a trampoline.

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New generation of teas could cure hangovers, report suggests

New generation of teas could cure hangovers, report suggests

The choice of leaf-based beverages on offer has mushroomed in recent years, from builder’s tea or nothing, to every flavour from peppermint to rhubarb & ginger.

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How much sunshine can your skin stand?

How much sunshine can your skin stand?

Although sunlight boosts our mood and is good for us in small doses, too much exposure can lead to serious long-term consequences, including skin cancer as well as damage to your eyes.

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James Donnelly completing the 292 miles

Cycling challenge sees hospital worker from Corby complete 292 miles in 15 hours

A member of staff from Kettering General Hospital has successfully cycled 292 miles in just over 15 hours.

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Staff at KGH are taking part in the Global Corporate Challenge

Kettering hospital staff proving to be some of the most active in Britain with global challenge

Staff at Kettering General Hospital are proving to be some of the most active in Britain - and the world - as measured by the Global Corporate Challenge.

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“Blackmail” claim as planned cuts to team which prevents NHS bed blocking comes under fire at NCC

The county council is effectively “blackmailing” the NHS by slashing funding to a team which prevents hospital bed blockers, according to the opposition’s finance chief.

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EMAS has set up a frequent callers team after it was revealed the service received more than 10,000 repeat calls in 2015

EMAS sets up frequent callers team after one man rings for ambulance 500 times in 12 months

One man called the East Midlands Ambulance Service a staggering 500 times last year.

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Leo recovering after surgery at Glenfield Hospital.

Petition launched to save specialist children’s heart unit at hospital which serves north Northamptonshire families

Parents have been urged to sign a petition to save a specialist children’s heart unit at a hospital which serves many families from the north of the county.

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Tesco to offer free fruit to children in healthy eating push

Tesco to offer free fruit to children in healthy eating push

Supermarket chain Tesco has announced that it is to offer free fruit to children while their parents are shopping in store.

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Statistics revealed this week show that patients in Corby failed to turn up to 18,487 appointments made with a doctors surgery.

Almost 20,000 medical appointments wasted by Corby patients who fail to turn up

Close to 20,000 medical appointments in Corby were wasted last year after patients didn’t turn up to them.

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Kettering General Hospital has been nationally recognised for the work it does to provide fair and equitable services for the diverse communities it serves.

KGH rated country’s best for equality and fairness

Kettering General Hospital has been nationally recognised for the work it does to provide fair and equitable services for the diverse communities it serves.

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Jess Ritchie with her dog Tessa (SWNS)

Animal lover films herself in sweltering car to show how dogs suffer

An animal lover has filmed a video of herself suffering the same shocking effects as dogs which are left in cars on hot days in a hard-hitting warning to pet owners.

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Students warned over 'smart drug' pregnancy risk

Pregnancy warning over so-called ‘smart drug’

A so-called ‘smart drug’ favoured by students cramming for exams could lead to unplanned pregnancies, experts have warned.

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