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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

A new drug to treat one of the world’s deadliest cancers is to be given to more than 300 British patients.

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Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

It’s a guilty pleasure that men need six times a week but women can get by with just once - it’s eating chocolate.

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Take care fasting during long Ramadan month

Take care fasting during long Ramadan month

A Luton GP is calling on the Muslim community to take care of their health and to think about what they eat during the holy month of Ramadan.

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Salma Khan. 87% of users visit the Foodbank once or twice before resolving their crisis.

‘Luton Foodbank is here if you need our help!’

Luton Foodbank is reaching out to families in need and willing volunteers, as they hope to spread the word about the donation process.

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Encina and Sam at the festival on Sunday. Samuel is at Luton Sixth Form College and helps his mum with the website, passionate about computer science.

Festival success for Spanish halal meat from The Ojos Foods!

A Luton mother and son are hoping to give the Muslim community a healthier choice of Spanish halal meat.

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Going without sleep could make you lonely

Going without sleep could make you lonely

Young Britons are putting themselves at risk of loneliness by going without sleep, according to new research.

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Airport choir helping spread the word on dementia

Airport choir helping spread the word on dementia

More than 60 people who are living with dementia, their family carers, and volunteers, sang at London Luton Airport during Dementia Awareness Week.

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Penrose walk and ‘tug of war’ for mental health awareness

Luton residents came out in force as they took part in a special walk to encourage support for Mental Health Awareness Week.

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How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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NHS hospitals hit by cyber attack spreading across England

Computers have been shut down across the country after NHS computers across the county were hit by a cyber attack.

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Dionne Manning and Johnny Mullins unite against dementia at Luton Town FC

Hatters unite to raise awareness of dementia

Hatters players are backing the Alzheimer’s Society’s new campaign to raise awareness of dementia.

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Woman’s £2.5k payout from Luton dentists

A woman has received a £2,500 payout from two Luton dentists after allegations of poor treatment.

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Some of the award-winning midwives at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital's annual conference celebrtaing International Day of the Midwife

Celebrating International Midwives’ day at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital

Some of the leading names in widwifery spoke at a recent conference at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital, showcasing best practice and celebrating the International Day of the Midwife.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month

New cigarette laws come into force this month: Here’s what smokers need to know

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

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Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating half an avocado a day helps to shed the pounds and stave off heart disease and diabetes, say scientists.

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Prince Philip to stand down from Royal duties

Prince Philip to stand down from Royal duties

The Duke of Edinburgh is retiring from royal duties this autumn, Buckingham Palace has announced.

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Jeremy Corbyn’s vow to protect hospital services in Bedford

Jeremy Corbyn’s vow to protect hospital services in Bedford

Jeremy Corbyn landed in Bedford on Wednesday, and declared the NHS a key part of his election campaign.

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Pictures: Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to Bedford

Pictures: Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to Bedford

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn came to Bedford town centre on Wednesday.

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