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FIRST AID FRIDAY: What to do if you suspect someone is having a stroke

We’ve teamed up with St John Ambulance to help them spread the first aid message.

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Footgolf is fun for all the family

Free family pass for footgolf at Tapton Park Golf Club

It’s the latest sporting craze that’s sweeping the nation - and here’s your chance to try it for FREE!

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FIRST AID FRIDAY: Spotting and treating a seizure

FIRST AID FRIDAY: Spotting and treating a seizure

We’ve teamed up with St John Ambulance to help them spread the first aid message.

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St John Ambulance: 140 years of lifesaving first aid

St John Ambulance: 140 years of lifesaving first aid

This week marked 140 years since St John Ambulance was founded to create a nation of life savers.

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How did your GP surgery fare?

REVEALED: What YOU had to say about Chesterfield's GP surgeries

The best and worst GP surgeries across the Chesterfield area, based on responses to an official NHS survey, have been revealed.

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Inappropriate calls received by EMAS in April included a woman who had lost her credit card.

NHS set new 999 performance targets for ambulance service

Ambulance services have been given a new set of four performance targets for responding to calls.

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A study suggests men should ejaculate 21 times a month.

NHS urges men to masturbate after study says it can help ward off cancer

The NHS is encouraging men to masturbate after a study concluded ejaculating at least 21 times a month could reduce their risk of developing the most common form of cancer.
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Greggs sausage rolls are a firm favourite with customers.

Could you lose weight on the Greggs diet?

First it was the F-plan, then the Adkins now the latest scheme to help you lose weight has been launched: The Greggs diet!

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Video: 350 leave Sheffield United’s ground on Chesterfield walk - for the love of Imogen

After her latest gruelling round of treatment and illness, she was tired and not all that well.

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Thousands of East Midlands patients put at risk after NHS contractor blunder

Thousands of patient records from the East Midlands have been left to pile up in a warehouse by a NHS contractor.

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Children play in a water fountain as Britain basks in glorious sunshine and high temperatures.

Tips for coping during the heatwave

Much of the UK is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.
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A Starbucks Berry Crunch breakfast pot contains double the amount of sugar than a Biscoff Krispy Kreme doughnut.

BEHIND THE LABEL: The ugly truth lurking within those ‘healthy alternatives’

You know the situation – you’re “being good” so you use every ounce of willpower to ignore the bacon sandwich and opt for the healthy, half-fat yoghurt pot filled with delicious berries and a sprinkling of granola.

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Which supermarkets fared the worst?

LISTED: The supermarkets that have the highest risk of food poisoning from chicken

Shoppers are more likely to suffer food poisoning from buying chickens at Lidl than anywhere else in the country, health experts have warned.
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East Midlands Ambulance Service improving, but still work to be done

East Midlands Ambulance Service improving, but still work to be done

Improvements have been made at East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS), but there is still work to be done, health watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said.

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VIDEO: ‘Amazing’ help and love for Sheffield teenage cancer sufferer

Family of teenager Imogen Ellis - who has had a leg amputated as she battles a rare form of cancer - have been overwhelmed by donations and gestures of support since her fight against the disease was published in The Star.

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How to talk to your kids after a terror attack

How to talk to your kids after a terror attack

As parents or carers, there is a strong temptation to shield our children when bad news breaks.

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James Cheung. Picture: Anne Shelley.

Derbyshire’s James Cheung is officially outstanding

A teenager who suffers from an extremely rare genetic condition is celebrating after clinching two awards in the space of a year.

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Many pharmacies will be closed on bank holiday Monday.

Derbyshire pharmacy opening times on bank holiday Monday

Many of Derbyshire's pharmacies will be closed for the bank holiday on May 29.

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Aldi launches it summer cycle kit range to rave reviews.

Cycling fan Andrew Ferrill gets the summer biking bug with Aldi

It is summer and as a keen cyclist Johnston Press’ Media and Marketing Consultant Andrew Ferrill could not wait for Aldi’s new cycling range to hit the stores and go online.

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