By Ella Bicknell Thousands of women in the region are missing out on potentially life-saving cervical screening, statistics show. Data from the Department of Health… Read More »Yorkshire doctors urge women to not miss their smear tests
by Ella Bicknell More people died from alcohol-specific causes in 2020 than any other year since records began, a new report from the Office for… Read More »Spike in alcohol deaths during pandemic in Yorkshire and rest of UK, ONS figures show
A Yorkshire teenager has spoken out about her experience with a rare spinal condition. Scoliosis affects, on average, two to three per cent of the… Read More »Doncaster teen speaks about recovery from rare spinal condition
Social distancing measures affect everyone. But for people who choose to stay sober, lockdown offers unique challenges. Zoe Peck reports:
By Jack Walker As the number of cases of Coronavirus continues to rise, questions have been raised about whether people should use anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen… Read More »Take paracetamol instead of ibuprofen for viral infections, study claims
By Jacob Smith The UK’s first legally managed sex zone has now been in operation for over five years but is currently under review by… Read More »An independent review of managed sex zone in Leeds is under way
By Will Ford A HORSFORTH vape shop manager says “the big tobacco firms are playing catch-up” as the vaping business continues to boom. Philip Morris… Read More »Vaping on the rise as cancer charity slams Marlboro maker
By Aston Lamb
IF YOU believe your hamster is dead this winter you may want to think twice as they could be in a hibernation-like state, animal experts have warned.Read More »Hamsters thought to be dead could be in a hibernation-like state
By Jamie Williams
MPS HAVE launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes to assess the impact they have on people’s health.Read More »Inquiry launched into e-cigarettes’ impact on health and UK economy
By Leanne Simmons
A TYPE of synthetic cannabis is now being compared to heroin because of its dangers.
The drug, dubbed “Spice”, works on the same receptors that cannabis does, but the effects can be much worse and extreme.