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  • Girl, 14, who felt ‘butterflies’ at a school dance was shocked to find out she’d suffered a heart attack

    Girl, 14, who felt ‘butterflies’ at a school dance was shocked to find out she’d suffered a heart attack

    A WOMAN who experienced butterflies while at a school dance when she was just 14 was actually having a heart attack. Ceirra Zeager, now 23, recalls passing out on the floor of her family home on returning from the event. Instagram Ceirra survived a heart attack at just 14[/caption] Instagram The 23-year-old want to spread awareness about heart disease[/caption] Instagram Ceirra…

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  • Thousands of nurses strike again as experts warn the NHS is stuck in a rut

    Thousands of nurses strike again as experts warn the NHS is stuck in a rut

    THOUSANDS of nurses went on strike again yesterday as experts warned the NHS is stuck in a rut until the staff crisis is fixed. The Royal College of Nursing ended a two-day walkout on Tuesday night with nearly 150,000 appointments now cancelled by strikes. Story Picture Agency Thousands of nurses went on strike, as experts warned that NHS surgery waiting…

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  • My wife had a mild cold but days later she died from silent killer disease – know the symptoms

    My wife had a mild cold but days later she died from silent killer disease – know the symptoms

    A HUSBAND has told of his heartbreak after his wife died a few days after contracting a mild cold. Ricky Hill, 41, said his world has fallen apart after wife Lindsey died at the end of January. BPM Ricky Hill said his world has fallen apart since losing his wife[/caption] BPM Lindsey died after contracting sepsis[/caption] Lindsey, 40, had flu-like…

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  • I died for 27 minutes but it wasn’t scary – I was blown away by what I saw

    I died for 27 minutes but it wasn’t scary – I was blown away by what I saw

    A WOMAN who died for 27 minutes has opened up about her experience and said she wasn’t afraid of what she saw. Tina Hines suffered a cardiac arrest in February 2018 after she fell in her driveway. Tina Hines (left) died for 27 minutes and her husband Brian (right) tried to revive himFacebook/It's Real-Heaven While she was dead she said she…

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  • I ate nothing but pizza for 30 days straight now I’m more ripped than ever

    I ate nothing but pizza for 30 days straight now I’m more ripped than ever

    A MAN managed to lose half a stone despite eating 10 slices of pizza every day for a month. Personal trainer Ryan Mercer, 34, who scoffed pizza for breakfast, lunch and dinner, says he’s now more ripped than when he started his weight loss challenge. SWNS Ryan planned diet of pizza, which fell within his calorie limit and hit is…

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  • Tesco offering free health tests in store to check for silent killer

    Tesco offering free health tests in store to check for silent killer

    SUPERMARKET chain Tesco is offering free health tests in stores to check for a silent killer illness. Half a million blood pressure checks will be available to Brits after research revealed many are putting off easy medical tests. Alamy Brits will be able to get free blood pressure checks at their local Tesco stores[/caption] High blood pressure is often deemed…

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  • Man with ‘penis on his face’ has his life transformed after chance meeting at work

    Man with ‘penis on his face’ has his life transformed after chance meeting at work

    A MAN with a ‘penis on his face’ has had his life transformed after a chance meeting at work. Conrado Estrada had been hired to paint the house of surgeon Dr Thomas Romo. Conrado Estrada is a landscaper and had been hired to work on surgeon Dr Thomas Romo’s houseInstagram/@drthomasromo The 58-year-old had been living with a condition called rhinophyma…

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  • Mum shares photos of baby boy’s agonising burns after shocking cause discovered

    Mum shares photos of baby boy’s agonising burns after shocking cause discovered

    A COMMON food has left a baby boy with some agonising burns, a mum has warned. Sharing the pictures on her little boy online, the mum is calling on parents to be on the look out for the little-known condition. Instagram – Tiny Hearts Education Otis’ parents initially thought the burn was an allergic reaction[/caption] Instagram – Tiny Hearts Education…

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  • I was diagnosed with cancer at just 23 after noticing something odd after a night out

    I was diagnosed with cancer at just 23 after noticing something odd after a night out

    MANY people love a glass of wine during a night out. But for Izzy Fletcher, just one glass had been leaving her with unusual pains and headaches. Izzy Fletcher was a self-confessed party-lover and enjoyed having a drinkKennedy Newsand Media But the 23-year-old started to experience strange symptoms after just one glass of wineKennedy Newsand Media After being tested, medics…

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  • An increasing number of bugs are becoming harder to kill with antibiotics

    Can you buy antibiotics over the counter?

    ANTIBIOTICS are arguably human-kind’s greatest discovery. The magic drugs mean we now live in a world where people don’t die from tonsillitis and urinary tract infections. Getty An increasing number of infections are becoming harder to kill with antibiotics[/caption] But when antibiotics are used unnecessary, to fight illnesses caused by viruses which are unresponsive to antibiotics, or for minor infections…

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