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  1. Healthwatch: Fiber in CerealRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    A new study concludes that people who eat certain types of cereal live longer than those who do not. The important ingredient? Fiber.

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  2. Healthwatch: Weekly Medical NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 5NEWSonline.com

    Regular kitchen spoons are not healthy to use for measuring out children's medicinal dosages. A new policy in the Journal of Pediatrics suggests against random drug testing in schools. Young athletes who receive ACL surgery are at a higher risk for re-surgery later on in life.

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  3. NHS Wyre Forest CCG get the go-ahead to commission GP servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kidderminster Shuttle

    ... England. A committee will be set up with representatives from both CCGs, NHS England, the local authority and Healthwatch, to jointly plan and arrange GP services for the people of Wyre Forest and Redditch and Bromsgrove. The committee will also ...

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  4. Andrew Jones, from Healthwatch Bradford and DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Wharfedale Observer

    HEALTHWATCH organisations across West Yorkshire are working together to highlight issues around information about, and access to, NHS dentists in the region. Andrew Jones, from Healthwatch Bradford and District, said: "We hear a lot from people who are struggling to find an NHS dentist that is accepting new patients.

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  5. Speak out over NHS dentist difficultyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ilkley Gazette

    HEALTHWATCH organisations across West Yorkshire are working together to highlight issues around information about, and access to, NHS dentists in the region. Andrew Jones, from Healthwatch Bradford and District, said: "We hear a lot from people who are struggling to find an NHS dentist that is accepting new patients.

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  6. Healthwatch: Drinking and CreativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 5NEWSonline.com

    New research shows that having a stiff drink at work could actually help you be more productive. This according to the researchers at the University of Illinois in Chicago, in a study participants with an alcohol level of 0.08 were better creative tasks than their fellow participants.

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  7. Healthwatch: More Health Issues With SmokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | 5NEWSonline.com

    It's been nearly 50 years since the Surgeon General's report on smoking was released, and they're still finding new diseases linked to it. The CDC has released a report saying more issues have been linked to tobacco juice.

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  8. Healthwatch: AnaphylaxisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 5NEWSonline.com

    For most people, the occasional bee sting is slightly painful and annoying. But for people with anaphylactic or allergic reactions, the encounter can be deadly. Today's Healthwatch features a boy who had a close call, and the doctor who saved him.

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  9. Doctors get more say on GP servicesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Bromsgrove Standard

    ... A joint committee involving Redditch and Bromsgrove and Wyre Forest CCGs, NHS England, the local authority and Healthwatch will be established to jointly commission services and manage any conflicts of interest which may arise. Dr Jonathan Wells, ...

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  10. Future Voices: Having a say in how our health systems runRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Eastern Daily Press

    First of all, you may be asking yourself what Healthwatch is, or how it's relevant to young people, or perhaps just how you the individual can get involved. Well as this edition of Future Voices is themed on Healthwatch, I decided to meet up with a member of the HW team to answer the above, and also find out a bit more about what they do.

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  11. Lifeline service which has brought A 7m into Hartlepool faces axeRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Hartlepool Mail

    ... Group (CCG), and is seeking to secure some European Funding, as well as running its Government-funded Healthwatch initiative, and its 50+ scheme funded by the council up until March 2016. But Keith said that if finances continue as they have been ...

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  12. Healthwatch: This Week's Medical NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A new study suggests teaching breast cancer patients stress management can reap long lasting rewards. Researchers at the University of Miami tracked 240 women and found those who learned relaxation and coping skills along with their treatment had less depression and better quality of life up to fifteen years later.

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  13. Get your teeth into issues of dentistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    Healthwatch organisations across West Yorkshire are working together to highlight issues around information about, and access to, NHS dentists in the region. A survey by Public Health England over the next four weeks will ask patients about their experiences of NHS oral health services, including dentists, in Yorkshire.

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  14. Doctors get more say on GP servicesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Bromsgrove Standard

    ... A joint committee involving Redditch and Bromsgrove and Wyre Forest CCGs, NHS England, the local authority and Healthwatch will be established to jointly commission services and manage any conflicts of interest which may arise. Dr Jonathan Wells, ...

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  15. Healthwatch: Ebola DelayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Did the World Health Organization delay sounding the alarm on Ebola? A new report by the Associated Press found the organization resisted declaring an Ebola emergency last year. It was a delay that some say may have cost lives.

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  16. Living To Tell About a Brain AneurysmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... year. We spoke with her, and the doctors who performed a relatively new procedure to save her life, for this Healthwatch 16 report. Joanna Pazzalia from Moscow remembers only a bit about the day in May of 2014 that changed everything for her. The ...

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  17. Healthwatch: This Week's Medical NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Learn how to get sleep in a noisy place, updates on cystic fibrosis, and a new way to pinpoint seniors at risk of dementia. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have developed a scoring new system to determine which elderly people are at highest risk of developing memory problems.

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  18. Primary care: a review of local Healthwatch reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Health Management

    This report showcases the work that local Healthwatch have carried out to champion their local population's primary care needs, and brings together the key issues the public have raised with them regarding GP practices, dental surgeries, opticians and pharmacies.

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  19. Healthwatch: Alzheimer's DrugRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 5NEWSonline.com

    As many as five million Americans age 65 and older suffer with Alzheimers disease. Now researchers in New York are testing a drug that could be the first new treatment for the debilitating brain disease in a decade.

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  20. Psychiatrists Paid by Outside InterestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | LymeBlog News and Personal Stories

    ... with him different (but perhaps related) problems in that he is, on his own admission, an active member of HealthWatch, an organisation that has received funding from both Big Pharma and the medical insurance industry. Simon Wessely has had ...

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