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New Belfast city fish and chip restaurant launches healthy menu

A local couple from Ballynahinch are behind an innovative new fish and chip restaurant and takeaway serving healthy options in Belfast city centre.

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Bereaved Cookstown dad running London Marathon in honour of lost twins and ‘courageous wife’

The father of identical twins lost after surgery to treat Twin-To-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) is running the London Marathon to fund research into the condition.

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File photo dated 14/12/16 of terminally ill football mascot Bradley Lowery, who has been invited to lead out England at Wembley after he won the hearts of people around the world.

Brave football mascot Bradley Lowery asked to lead out England at Wembley

A five-year-old football mascot whose battle with a rare cancer has won the hearts of people around the world has been invited to lead out England at Wembley.

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160,000 people to be stripped of DLA replacement - Labour

Around 160,000 disabled people will be stripped of benefits entitlements after the Government shifted the goalposts to deal with legal rulings, according to Labour.

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GPs are worried political instability will delay improvements in healthcare

Health ‘should be top priority for next Executive’

Health care should be top priority for the next government in Northern Ireland, a poll for a doctors’ group suggested.

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Health Minister O’Neill accused of ‘abdicating responsibility’ to patients

Northern Ireland’s health service is in an “abhorrent” state with more than a quarter of a million people waiting for an appointment to see a consultant, it has been warned.

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Ulster Unionist Jo-Anne Dobson warns of health services 'abhorrent situation'

Northern Ireland's health service is in an "abhorrent" state with more than a quarter of a million people waiting for an appointment to see a consultant, it has been warned.

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WATCH: Anti-drugs video with powerful message goes viral

A local theatre group has sent out a powerful message through a video illustrating the harsh reality of drug use.
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Parking enforcement measures to be introduced at hospital site

Parking enforcement measures are to be introduced at Lagan Valley Hospital in Lisburn from March 1.

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Co Antrim GPs unite to voice fears over health plan

GP practices in a Co Antrim town have submitted an open letter accusing the Health and Social Care Board of ‘misleading’ the public regarding the reallocation of patients from a Glenarm practice, saying it could affect the services they provide to patients.

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Former Teenage Favourite David Cassidy Reveals Battle With Dementia

Former teenage heartthrob David Cassidy has revealed he is battling dementia.

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Pictured are Lauren McCaughtry, Matthew's partner and fellow M&S employee, and M&S Head of Region, Ryan Lemon, as they announce the partnership.

M&S Stores in Lisburn announce partnership with heart charity

Lisburn-based Marks & Spencer stores have revealed a new partnership with leading heart charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), this follows the sudden death of Lisburn man Matthew Thompson last year.

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Dr Greg Hager criticised the target of 10,000 steps for app users

Fitness apps ‘could be harmful to health’

Step counter apps could be doing harm by driving people to chase over-ambitious goals, a leading computer scientist has claimed.

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Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug.

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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Experts have discovered a link between fizzy drinks and liver disease.

Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, biscuits, cakes and ice cream is causing an epidemic of liver disease among youngsters, warns new research.

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‘No one should have to go through losing a baby alone’

‘No one should have to go through losing a baby alone’

Dianna McDowell tragically suffered the loss of her twin girls seven years ago, when Molly was stillborn and Mia passed away after 17 minutes of being born. Brave mum Dianna now works tirelessly to raise awareness and support for families across Northern Ireland who have lost a baby.

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WATCH: Teenager breaks European cancer treatment fundraising record

An Irish teenager has broken a European record for the most successful appeal for money for cancer treatment.
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‘Others must follow NI lead on sex laws’

‘Others must follow NI lead on sex laws’

The Irish government has followed the example of its Northern Ireland counterparts in passing a bill to make it illegal for people to pay for sex.

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