Health and Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

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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Deaf teenager’s Olympic dream moves a step closer to reality

Deaf teenager’s Olympic dream moves a step closer to reality

When Jodie Ounsely was born profoundly deaf her parents were told she would never speak. Now the 15-year-old is taking women’s rugby by storm. Catherine Scott meets her

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Paul Young

Celebrity friends help Paul’s charity chocolate book

Barnsley master chocolatier Paul A Young has enlisted some of his famous friends to help him write a cookery book. Catherine Scott meets him.

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Helping teens cope with grief

Helping teens cope with grief

A pioneering service supports teenagers going through bereavement and family illness. Catherine Scott reports.

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Shelena Richardson of Online Wine Cellar Ltd

Shelena give her top tips to avoid a hangover thsi Christmas

Shelena Richardson juggles being an accountant with running her own wine business as well as having a family. Catherine Scott reports.

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Alfie Joe Barraclough ( left) and brother Todd.

How boy who died last Christmas is helping to give others the gift of life

Alfie Joe Barraclough was a sportmad mad nine year old.

He loved football,WWE, swimming and trampoleining, as well as being an avid gamer, typical of most boys his age, but he was also caring and generous.

He was inseperable from his big brother Todd, now 12, and spent a lot of time with his cousins Josh and Sam.

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Singer Imogen’s
heartfelt plea

Singer Imogen’s
heartfelt plea

Five-year-old Imogen Tankard had life-saving heart surgery when she was a baby now she is raising funds. Catherine Scott reports.

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Warning as people living in Hull are twice as likely to die from lung cancer

Warning as people living in Hull are twice as likely to die from lung cancer

A new study is trying to find out why people in Hull are twice as likely to die from lung cancer than the rest of the UK. Catherine Scott reports

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Branded cheddar sales have fallen

Hard cheese: Supermarket brands take bite out of cheddar

Cheddar sales took a £60.9 million hit in the year to August, as Britons abandoned branded cheese for cheaper supermarket labels.

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Alex Krol  (right)  taking part in the Help For Heroes cookery competition at the Swinton Park Hotel Cookery School  near Masham being watched by  Giles Farrington from York a competitor in the competition two years ago.

Cookery competition dishes up a new passion for injured Marine

When injured soldier Alex Krol entered a special cookery competition he wanted to learn to cook more than baked beans , but he ended up winning. Catherine Scott reports.

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Kelly Holder . Picture: 
JENNY WOOLGAR PHOTOGRAPHY

For ten years everything I ate made me ill

For ten years Kelly Holder felt ill every time she ate. Now a pacemaker-style implant has changed her life. Catherine Scott reports.

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Imogen Whittaker  Photograph by Richard Walker/ www.imagenorth.net

Brave Imogen’s appeal for help

Imogen Whittaker spent more than two years fighting leukaemia, now she is asking for you to back a campaign. Catherine Scott reports.

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