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How a day in denim can make a major difference to young lives

The bond between Jack Mawer and his mum Mandy is clear to see. Now they are raising awareness of Jeans for Genes Day. Catherine Scott meets them.

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Woman tells of life in pain from endometriosis

Doctors have been told to improve the way they treat endometriosis after it was revealed women can wait seven years for a diagnosis. Catherine Scott reports

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Why sitting at your desk could be bad for your health

Why sitting at your desk could be bad for your health

A new study has shown that sitting at your desk all day could be doing you harm. Catherine Scott reports.

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England hockey player back on track after op in Leeds

England hockey player back on track after op in Leeds

A knee injury could have spelled disaster for Olympic hopeful Ashpal Bhogal until she had surgery in Leeds. Catherine Scott reports.

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Dad tells of mental struggles and being diagnosed wtih PTSD after twins’ premature birth

Dad tells of mental struggles and being diagnosed wtih PTSD after twins’ premature birth

When Ben Orrah’s twins were born prematurely it had such an effect on his mental health he was diagnosed with PTSD. 
Catherine Scott reports.

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Sam Horsfall is running to raise awarenesss of the distance parents of premature babies have to travel. Catherine Scott reports.

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Burying taboos around death

Burying taboos around death

A year ago former doctor Sarah Jones set up a funeral directors with a difference. Catherine Scott reports.

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Riding 400 miles to Hull to highlight silent struggle of a friend who took his own life

The last time Adam Mitchinson saw his friend Simon Burger was during a family visit to his wife’s home town of Beverley.

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Setting sail for the rest of their lives after overcoming cancer

Setting sail for the rest of their lives after overcoming cancer

A group of youngsters who have suffered cancer are sailing around Britain as part of a charity voyage. Catherine Scott meets one of them.

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Contaminated Dutch eggs have been distributed in Britain.

Number of contaminated Dutch eggs distributed to Britain now 700,000 - as food is taken off our supermarket shelves

Around 700,000 eggs from Dutch farms implicated in a contamination scare have been distributed to Britain, rather than the 21,000 first estimated, the Food Standards Agency has said.
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Gas Safe Register has created a new Spotify and Apple Music playlist to remind music festival campers - including Leeds and Reading Festivals - to have a #GasSafeSummer

Gas Safe Register advises festival-goers on staying gas safe this summer

With Britain’s summer music festival season in full swing - including Leeds and Reading Festivals later this month - Gas Safe Register has created a new Spotify and Apple Music playlist.
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Op brings relief for Chris’s 40 years of pain

Op brings relief for Chris’s 40 years of pain

One in ten people suffer acid reflux and the consequences can be devastating, but there is a treatment. Catherine Scott reports.

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Stacey Clarkin pictured with her daughter Lottie Clarkin at their home at Methley...Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds mum: “I won’t hide my scars, what message would that give my daughter?”

Stacey Clarkin’s body is covered in scars from a chronic condition, yet she refuses to let them define her. Catherine Scott meets the inspirational mum,

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Anna Lickley, who is deaf and blind and this weekend competed in the  national RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) championships, pictured with Robbie at the St Ives Riding for the Disabled, Bingley. 
17 July 2017. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Anna riding to success

Anna Lickley is deaf and blind and yet she competes in national horseriding events. Becky Bond reports.

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Yoga fighting the signs of ageing

Yoga fighting the signs of ageing

Yoga is nolonger just a trendy pastime for celebrities and yummy mummies, it is helping older people too. Catherine Scott reports.

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Amie Knott with her brother Andrew (centre) and husband David in the Palliative Care Unit at Sheffield's Norther General Hospital

Brother’s dying wishes honoured

Andrew Lake’s dying wish was to see his sister Amie married and so hospital staff made it happen. Catherine Scott reports.

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Anita Bartram, 54, from Kirkbymoorside taking part in the Macavalanche with other members of her Help for Heroes team

Thrillseeker Anita gets her life back on track head-first

Former army nurse Anita Bartram needs a wheelchair to get around, yet she has just hurtled head-first down a mountain. Catherine Scott 
finds out why.

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Tish completes toughest challenge after op before taking on the world

Tish completes toughest challenge after op before taking on the world

Tish Joyce completed one of the world’s toughest races, in the desert, just weeks after ankle surgery. Catherine Scott reports.

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Niamh Kane, 14, having her eyes checked at Vision Express in Sheffield

Girl’s life saved by eye test

A routine examination led to a life-saving discovery for 14-year-old Niamh Kane. Catherine Scott reports.

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Helen Watson

Injuries can’t stop Helen on a quest for suicide awareness after brother took his own life

Despite a compacted spine and a fractured hand Helen Watson will be taking part in a charity 10k run in memory of her brother at the weekend. Catherine Scott meets her.

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