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Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast may be doing themselves long term harm by not getting enough nutrients, warns new research.

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East Sussex third in top counties to retire to

East Sussex third in top counties to retire to

If you want to retire then East Sussex is only the third best place, according to Prudential’s latest Quality of Retirement Index.

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Tesco recalls cooking sauce after allergy fears

Tesco is recalling jars of its own brand Creamy Leek and Bacon Cooking Sauce because of allergy fears.

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Bryony Grindley with Noah, one, and Tom, four. Inset: Tom's burns after touching the plant

COUNTY NEWS: Warning after boy develops ‘nasty blisters’ from plant

A grandmother is warning South Downs walkers to be careful after her four-year-old grandson was left with ‘nasty’ blisters and swelling from picking a wild plant.

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Keith Hinkley, director of adult social care and health at East Sussex County Council, and Amanda Philpott, chief officer for both Hastings and Rother CCG, and Eastbourne, Hailsham, and Seaford CCG.

Health and social care transformation an ‘opportunity we must take’

Transformation of health and social care services in East Sussex is an ‘opportunity we must take’, according to one senior figure.

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The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The Food Standards Agency has released an updated list of products in the UK which have been withdrawn due to possible contamination with the Fipronil insecticide.

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Albert Road Surgery

Bexhill GPs criticised for 'lack of response' to CQC advice

Concerns have been raised about GP services in Bexhill after the Care Quality Commission (CQC) criticised a practice for “a lack of response” to its advice.

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Deborah, left, with Owen Smith and Sling the Meshs Kath Sansom

Woman who lives in constant pain calls for op to be banned

A woman who lives her life in excruciating pain after a medical operation four years ago, joined other women at Parliament last month in a campaign to get the surgical procedure banned in the UK.

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Kate Arnold

Keeping healthy on holiday

Sussex nutritionist Kate Arnold shares her tips to help you keep healthy on holiday.

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What does the colour of your pee say about you?

What does the colour of your pee say about you?

Medics are advising Brits to regularly check the colour of their urine to stay on top of hydration levels after a new report discovered that 7.2 million British adults are going without drinking water on a daily basis.

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The Hastings Observer of February 12, 1993

Celebrating 25 years of the Conquest Hospital

The first phase of major hospital changes in Hastings and Rother took place 25 years ago this month.

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Youngsters will be able to learn water saefty thsi summer/

Water Safety campaign launched by Wave as summer holidays start

A new water safety campaign has been launched as the school summer holidays get underway.

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The key to a healthy old age - get a dog

The key to a healthy old age - get a dog

Older people could be “prescribed a dog” because it increases their physical activity by half an hour a day - especially in rainy Britain, according to new research.

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9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

Nine lifestyle and environmental changes starting in childhood could prevent a third of dementia cases according to an international study.

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Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Ice served in drinks at the three biggest fast food chains in the UK has been found to contain faecal bacteria.

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‘Megalithic’ changes to health and adult social care agreed

‘Megalithic’ changes in East Sussex could see the creation of a new NHS trust providing health and social care services to patients in East Sussex by 2020.

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Doritos recalled over allergy fears

Two pack sizes of Doritos have been recalled by their manufacturer due to allergy concerns.

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Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent

Number of kids getting physical activity drops by 40 per cent

The number of children getting just 60 minutes of daily physical activity has dropped by almost half, Public Health England has revealed.

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Tesco withdraws salads due to food poisoning bug

Tesco has recalled two chicken salads because it contains the food bug Campylobacter.

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Bexhill Lions Ckub members David Burstow, Mike Scott, June Hough and Andrea Etheridge

Use fake tan advises skin specialist

Dozens of people took the opportunity to attend a melanoma and skin check clinic, sponsored by Bexhill Lions Club, at the De La Warr Pavilion last Sunday (July 9).

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