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Sheffield's Charlie Webster flown back home after Malaria scare in Rio

Television presenter Charlie Webster - born and raised in Sheffield - has arrived back in the UK after falling ill with malaria in Rio.
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Feature: A thousand reasons to stride out for St Luke’s

Feature: A thousand reasons to stride out for St Luke’s

Athousand walkers means a thousand different reasons for being a St Luke’s Night Strider.

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Northern General Hospital, Sheffield.

Sheffield A&E targets missed in summer months

Sheffield’s main A&E department has been missing national targets for treating patients within four hours this summer.

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From l to r:- John Price, Tina Beardshaw, of Special Steels, Anne Price and Alan Beardshaw, of Special Steels.

Former cancer patient’s £250, 000 thank you to Sheffield’s Weston Park Hospital

A former cancer patient at Sheffield’s Weston Park Hospital has raised more than £250, 000 for the specialist team which saved his life.

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The science of naked attraction

The science of naked attraction

The selection and attraction of a suitable mate is of fundamental importance to all species.
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Work absenteeism: not to be sneezed at!

More fight illness to work: are you among them?

Increasing numbers of British employees are still going to work despite being sick, new research has shown.

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L to r:- Restaurant co-owner Mohammed Sobujmiah, community fundraising assistant, Caitlin Hallatt Graham Royle, and restaurant co-owner Mizan Rahman.

Curry night cooks up a fundraising storm for Sheffield Children’s Hospital charity

Staff and customers at a curry restaurant helped Sheffield Children’s Hospital to cook up a fundraising storm after boosting the charity’s coffers by more than £25, 000.

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A new pay and display machine is being installed at Weston Park Hospital in Sheffield.

Anger at ‘vile’ Sheffield hospital parking abuse

People who pretend to be patients at a Sheffield cancer hospital to park for free have been branded ‘disgusting’ and ‘vile’.

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Bupa run Broomcroft House Care Home has been branded 'inadequate' by the government health watchdog the Care Quality Commission.

Sheffield care home branded ‘inadequate’

A Sheffield care home has been branded ‘inadequate’ after a government watchdog discovered a series of failures.

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Mum who couldn’t fit down a slide loses weight and gains new career

A mum has lost nearly six stones and is now using her weight loss success to inspire the community to lead a healthier lifestyle by becoming a Weight Watchers Leader

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Charley Ashton and her daughter Aurelia

Sheffield mum’s cancer battle appeal

A Sheffield mum is in a desperate race against time to raise £100,000 for the cancer treatment she hopes will save her life.

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Atishoo knew? Hay fever on rise

Hay fever will soar across Europe ... study not to be sneezed at!

Millions more people will suffer from hay fever in the future as global warming dramatically increases the pollen count, according to a new study.

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Pin-prick meningitis test developed

Pin-prick meningitis test could be available within five years

A test has been developed that could help to diagnose bacterial infections, including meningitis in minutes.

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Fat chance of cancer

Obesity can increase risk of 13 different cancers

Piling on the pounds increases risks of cancers, according to new research.

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House plants can suck dangerous toxic chemicals out of the air

VIDEO: House plants can suck dangerous toxic chemicals out of the air

House plants can suck dangerous toxic chemicals out of the air - leaving it cleaner to breathe, according to new research.

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Charley Ashton and her daughter Aurelia.

The Sheffield mum in a race against time to save her own life

A mum from Sheffield is in a battle against time to raise

£100,000 for cancer treatment she hopes will save her life. Catherine Scott reports.

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Hayley and Andy Kalinins with their children

Wife of Owls fitness coach needs more money for cancer treatment

The wife of Sheffield Wednesday's fitness coach needs to raise £30,000 in six weeks to fund specialist cancer treatment she hopes will save her life.
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St Luke's Hospice, Little Common Lane. Picture: Andrew Roe

St Luke’s Hospice opens new Sheffield charity shop

A community is being urged to get behind a new charity shop due to open in their neighbourhood in the autumn.

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Rotherham family take on the virtual stampede for two year-old Grace

Rotherham family take on the virtual stampede for two year-old Grace

When it comes to sport, a competitive nature can take you a long way. In the case of Dave Sidwell and his family, it’s taken them right to the top of The Children’s Hospital Charity’s Virtual Stampede team fundraiser leader board.

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Andy Marlow Fallon Marlow and kids Nicholas and Madison Marlow

Sheffield family’s anguish as girl, 7, battles Lyme disease

A couple who led a charity campaign for a woman suffering from the rare Lyme disease believe their own seven-year-old daughter has caught the tick-borne infection.

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