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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

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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Nearly 500 people are alive now in East Sussex thanks to organ donation

Nearly 500 people are alive now in East Sussex thanks to organ donation

The number of people living in East Sussex currently known to be alive thanks to organ transplants has reached 483.

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Dozens of new ambulances on order

Forty-two new ambulances are on order for South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb),

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Children’s drink recalled from Sainbury’s due to insufficient sterilisation

Alpro has recalled its Alpro Growing Up Drink (1-3+yrs 1 litre UHT pack) because of insufficient sterilisation..

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Network Rail manager Ben West, from Sussex, intervened in a potential suicide in South London

Life-saving interventions on South East rail network up a third

Suicide prevention measures put in place as part of a partnership between Samaritans, Network Rail and British Transport Police are continuing to reduce deaths on the railway.

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Record low number of smokers in the South East

It is ten years since the smoking ban was introduced in England and in the South East it has led to the lowest number of puffers on record.

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Sainsbury’s recall dip over allergy fears

Sainsbury’s has recalled their one of their Taste the Difference dips due to a double allergy threat.

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Curry kits recalled over ‘unsafe’ milk powder

Geeta’s Foods has recalled two sauce kits, as they have been found to contain milk powder produced in an unapproved premises.

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Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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Hundreds of kids beat the streets as scheme gets off to running start

Beat the Street – East Sussex’s giant walking and cycling initiative – has got off to a running start with residents travelling more than four times the circumference of the UK in less than one week.

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Hastings GP surgery placed in special measures

A doctor’s surgery in Hastings has been placed in special measures following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Pictures: London to Brighton Bike Ride

Former England footballer turned Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson was one of 14,700 cyclists to take on the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) iconic London to Brighton Bike Ride yesterday (Sunday, June 18).

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Recognising the achievements of staff working in our health trust

The achievements and amazing work of staff at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust were celebrated at the annual awards ceremony at the De La Warr Pavilion last month.

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Huge pot of cash to improve kids’ health

Schools in East Sussex will receive extra funding to develop an ambitious scheme aimed at improving children’s physical and mental health.

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