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Health & Wellbeing

Painful hell over for Jojo

A bride-to-be can finally look forward to her wedding this September after a year of pain and anxiety comes to an end following successful surgery . Catherine Scott reports

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William with his little brother Ben

Dad says thanks for saving ‘miracle’ son

Tom Starey has raised £2,000 for the hospital that saved his son born ten weeks early. Catherine Scott reports.

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Actress heads appeal to get city marching for men this Father’s Day

Leeds is one of just three cities in the UK chosen to hold a March for Men with prostate cancer. Catherine Scott reports.

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Caitlin was 12 when she first tried to kill herself. Now she’s raising awareness of children’s mental health

Caitlin Newdall was 12 she first tried to kill herself. Now 15 she is telling her story to raise awareness of children’s mental health. Catherine Scott meets her

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Appeal to help Emmie keep safe

Appeal to help Emmie keep safe

Little Emmie Fafera-McCullagh sufferes 15 seizures a week and struggles to sit safely. An appeal has been launched to help her. Catherine Scott reports.

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Otley mum rises to SAS test from hell

Otley mum rises to SAS test from hell

The BBC’s latest reality series is one of the toughest yet. Catherine Scott meets contestant and mum of two Lynsey Donoghue

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How his own cancer ordeal led Tom to seek career in medicine

How his own cancer ordeal led Tom to seek career in medicine

After Tom Grew was treated for a rare form of cancer he decided he wanted to spend the rest of his life helping others. Catherine Scott reports

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Little Henry smiles on despite life limiting illnesses.

Little Henry smiles on despite life limiting illnesses.

Henry Sugden was born with a twisted bowel, but that was just the start of his health problems.Catherine Scott reports.

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Anabel drops five dress sizes to fit into dream wedding dress after losing seven stone

Anabel drops five dress sizes to fit into dream wedding dress after losing seven stone

Anabel Bonner weighed 16 stone when she was 16. It took a marriage proposal to make her shed seven stone to fit into her wedding dress . Catherine Scott meets her.

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Jodie rewrites medical history

Jodie rewrites medical history

Jodie Goulden was just 15 when she rewrote medical text books when it came to appendicitis. Catherine Scott reports.

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Forget clean eating. now Gwyneth says we need to be clean sleeping

Forget clean eating. now Gwyneth says we need to be clean sleeping

Copper pillows, heated socks and 12 hours just some of the things we should be doing to be a clean sleeper. Catherine Scott reports

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Family doctor and healthy living author Dr Julie Coffey at home in Sheffield

The Yorkshire GP who says we can think ourselves slim

Yorkshire GP Dr Julie Coffey has written two books to help us lead healthier lifestyles. Catherine Scott reports.

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Courgettes

Why the price of courgettes is rocketing

You may have noticed that the price of courgettes is higher than normal.

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Dan walks with football hero against the odds

Dan walks with football hero against the odds

A man who was told he might never walk has walked 23 miles raising £1,400 for the hospital that treated him. Catherine Scott reports.

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The new superfood trends to watch out for in 2017

The new superfood trends to watch out for in 2017

Clean eaters could be scoffing offal, insects and algae this year as new superfood trends take off.

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Former Olympic sprinter Emily Freeman, left, and lawyer Natalie Jackson have set up Totally Runable to help women and girls take up runing. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

The Olympian and the lawyer empowering girls through running

What do a former Olympic athlete and a Yorkshire lawyer have in common? They want to get us running and improve our lives. Catherine Scott meets them

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Dad helps the unit where little miracles happen

Dad helps the unit where little miracles happen

Grace Taylor was born prematurely weighing just 2lbs 8oz, now her dad is helping the unit that saved her life. Catherine Scott reports.

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Catherine Scott: Why I will never take the NHS for granted again

Catherine Scott: Why I will never take the NHS for granted again

I recently returned from a trip visiting my brother in America.

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Battle is on to beat rare cancer

Battle is on to beat rare cancer

A hospital needs £90,000 for research into an incurable cancer. Catherine Scott speaks to one nurse about the horror of myeloma.

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Caroline’s call for better awareness of women’s bladder cancer

Caroline’s call for better awareness of women’s bladder cancer

A bladder cancer survivor from Leeds is leading a campaign to raise awareness of the disease in woman. Catherine Scott reports.

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