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National Charity Partnership launches free online tool to help you get healthier this summer

Sussex residents wanting to get healthier this summer now have extra support to achieve their goals thanks to a new, free online tool.

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The artist's impression of the new building under construction the Royal Sussex County Hospital

First foundations for new Brighton hospital building

The £468 million redevelopment of Brighton’s hospital has passed another milestone, as the first foundations for a new 11-storey building were set in place.

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E-cigarette laws change this weekend - Here’s how vapers will be affected

E-cigarette laws change this weekend - Here’s how vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes has come into force this weekend.

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New rules come into effect

Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging from this weekend

Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging bearing graphic warnings of the dangers of smoking from this weekend as rules designed to prevent young people taking up the habit come into full effect.

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IN PICTURES: DIY SOS the Big Reveal

The hero volunteers who have transformed a home in just nine days got to see what their hard work will mean to the family who live there at the DIY SOS ‘Big Reveal’.

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Photography exhibition highlights campaign to 'save the NHS'

A public art project protesting NHS privatisation launched on Saturday (May 13) in the North Laine.
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Campaign to 'save the NHS' through photography exhibition

Caroline Lucas has lent her support to a public art project protesting NHS privatisation, which launched on Saturday (May 13) in the North Laine.

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DIY SOS VIDEO: Nick Knowles determined to ‘make a mum a mum again’

The transformation of a disabled mum’s home is now well underway.

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When did you last have your eyes tested?

Nearly 10 million Brits could lose their eyesight by not having eye tests

Almost 10 million Brits could lose their eyesight - by shunning regular eye tests.

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Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Cheap booze is easier than ever to buy despite the dramatic surge in pub closures - especially in deprived areas, according to new research.

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Hospitals issue Bank Holiday A&E warning

Hospitals across the county have warned people to go to A&E only if absolutely necessary this Bank Holiday weekend.

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Brighton Sports Chiropractor Matt Bateman

Video: Hip Flexibility Stretches by Brighton Chiropractor Matt Bateman

Hip Flexibility Stretches can effect your chances of developing low back pain.

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£1.5 million university centre in Brighton will drive vital cancer research

The University of Sussex’s new Biological Imaging Centre, which will drive vital research into cancer and neuroscience, has received a major £1.5 million investment from the prestigious Wolfson Foundation.

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HIV experts to discuss Brighton’s ‘Fast Track City’ status

Experts in HIV will gather at a special Brighton Festival event to discuss the city’s United Nations ‘Fast Track City’ status.

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World Immunisation Week campaign urges parents to check their child is up to date with important vaccinations

Parents in Brighton and Hove urged to check their child’s vaccinations are up-to-date

This week is World Health Organisation (WHO) World Immunisation Week and parents and carers are being urged to check that their child’s vaccinations are up-to-date, protecting them from serious diseases and helping to prevent outbreaks.

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COUNTY NEWS: Traders answer DIY SOS for Sussex family

Hit TV show DIY SOS has been ‘absolutely inundated’ with offers from trades people across Sussex to help transform a family’s home.

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How do you think we should tackle the obesity crisis? Picture: Pixabay.

Sugar tax works

Hefty taxes on sugary soft drinks could help in the fight against obesity because they stop people buying them, according to new research.

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Penny Dodds and the robotic seal pup

‘Therapeutic benefits’ of robotic seal explored by university

A robotic baby seal is being used by health experts at the University of Brighton to bring ‘therapeutic benefits’ to people with dementia and learning difficulties.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Ambulance service preparing for ‘very busy’ Easter weekend

Sussex’s ambulance service is preparing for a ‘very busy’ Easter bank holiday weekend with demand for paramedics expected to surge.

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