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Benefits cheat claimed £41k while living in Spain

Kathleen Jones, 63, lied in interview even after she was caught and presented with flight information obtained by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Hull Crown Court heard. Jayne Bryan, prosecuting, said of her interview on April 24 last year: “She was to say initially that she only visited Spain about once every three months and […]

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One In Six Women Able To Conceive Naturally Following Failed Ivf, Study Claims

One in six women who have undergone failed IVF (in-vitro fertilisation) treatment are able to subsequently conceive naturally, a study has claimed. Research conducted by scientists from the University of Aberdeen assessed data from 2,133 women who received IVF treatment between 1998 and 2011 at a fertility clinic in Aberdeen. Published in the journal Human […]

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Mother Makes Breast Milk Ice Lollies To Keep Baby Cool During Heatwave

A mother has devised an innovative way of keeping her baby cool during the heatwave – by turning her breast milk into ice lollies. Leanne, a mother of three from Leeds, West Yorkshire, said she struggled to encourage her 11-month-old baby Willow Abbiss to drink her expressed breast milk. “I thought about maybe putting them […]

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9 Tips For Running In The Summer, From Keeping Hydrated To What To Wear

Nothing quite beats summer running; clear blue skies, warm temperatures, long days, and hedgerows abundant with wildlife and flowers. The psychological benefits of running are even more heightened when the weather and our surroundings make us feel so good. But when the mercury starts edging higher, it’s important not to get too hot-headed and to […]

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What Is Heatstroke, What Are The Symptoms And How Can It Be Treated?

The Met Office has warned that a heatwave is due to sweep over parts of the UKas the school summer holidays begin this week. With temperatures on the rise, Britons unused to the scorching weather will need to take precautionary measures to ensure they don’t suffer from heat exhaustion or heatstroke. If an individual’s body is unable to cool […]

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Diabetic Women Need More Support After Study Into Stillbirth Risk, Say Experts

Researchers are calling for more support to be offered to diabetic women as new research finds that they are more than four times more likely to have a stillborn baby than women without the condition. Clinical experts from the University of Glasgow examined data relating to 5,392 babies born to 3,847 mothers with diabetes in […]