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Kissing injuries better really works

Kissing it better really does work... thanks to a protein in human saliva, according to new research.

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‘Superhero-style’ corset that could banish back pain for millions

‘Superhero-style’ corset that could banish back pain for millions

A Batman style superhero corset has been developed that could end the misery of back pain for millions.

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Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could act as a ‘gateway’ to cocaine for young people, say scientists.

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"Bed blocking", or delayed transfer of care, is when physically-fit patients are kept in hospital due to a non-clinical reason.

Bed blocking figures for Northamptonshire are twice as high as national average, new figures show

Northamptonshire is one of the worst areas in England for "bed-blocking", a national report has revealed.
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MP writes open letter to health bosses after Corby Urgent Care Centre meeting

Tom Pursglove has asked bosses at Corby CCG whether they have considered their positions over the uncertainty of the future of the town’s Urgent Care Centre.

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The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The food standards agency have released an updated list of products in the UK which have been withdrawn due to possible contamination with the Fipronil insecticide.

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Soon-to-close Kettering care home placed into special measures

A Kettering care home has been placed into special measures by the CQC just days after it announced it was set to close.

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REVEALED: The best and worst GP surgeries in Wellingborough as rated by you

Albany House Medical Centre is the best GP surgery in Wellingborough, according to the results of a patient survey.

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The pool area is undergoing a facelift

Sauna and steam room added during facelift for Wellingborough pool

Customers of the Waendel Leisure centre in Wellingborough will be able to enjoy a new sauna and steam room when the swimming pool re-opens in early September.

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Corby's Urgent Care Centre.

Future of Corby Urgent Care Centre still unknown after CCG meeting

Commissioners decided against closing Corby’s Urgent Care Centre on October 1 today (Tuesday) - as long as a deal with Lakeside+ is negotiated beforehand.

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Corby's Urgent Care Centre.

Decision on future of Corby Urgent Care Centre due tomorrow

The future of Corby’s Urgent Care Centre is set to be decided tomorrow morning (Tuesday).

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Tips to help gadget obsessives get a good night’s sleep

Tips to help gadget obsessives get a good night’s sleep

People obsessed by their smartphones or tablets should wear special computer glasses or use screen filters to block out blue light to get a good night’s sleep.

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How to ease your hangover: sharing

How to ease your hangover: sharing

Headache and nausea aside, the morning after an evening of drinking can be filled with regret, anxiety and misery. But it can also be a time of humour, storytelling and emotional bonding.

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High heels

6 reasons to ditch high heels as researchers call for change

Researchers at Aberdeen University have said that more needs to be done to stop women being forced to wear high heels in the workplace after finding direct links between wearing high heels and injury.

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The team released petals in memory of Niamh

No mountain too high for team fundraising for Wellingborough charity

A team of fitness fans released rose petals as they completed the Three Peaks Challenge in memory of Niamh Curry.

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Corby's Urgent Care Centre.

CCG reveals options for future of Corby’s Urgent Care Centre

Corby CCG has revealed the options for the future of the town’s urgent care centre, which it will decide upon next week.

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REVEALED: The best and worst GP surgeries in Corby as rated by you

Studfall Medical Centre is the best GP surgery in Corby, according to the results of a patient survey.

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Dove Court Care Home.

Kettering care home set for closure

A Kettering care home is set to close, leaving 48 residents needing to find alternative accommodation.

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Healthwatch Northamptonshire scrutinise healthcare services in the county.

Help shape how healthcare is scrutinised in Northamptonshire as county prepares to recommission Healthwatch service

Northamptonshire residents are being asked how they want their healthcare services to be held to account in the future.

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Corby's Urgent Care Centre.

‘Ball is in CCG’s court’, say operators of Corby Urgent Care Centre

The operators of Corby’s Urgent Care Centre say the ball is in the clinical commissioning group’s court to decide on what happens next.

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