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If you can’t control something then there is a good chance that you are addicted to it

There is a story I like (writes Peterborough hypnotherapist John Cooper). A woman asks her yoga teacher “How often should I meditate?” She replies, “Once a day. Unless you’re really busy”. “I am really busy,” says the woman. The teacher says, “In that case, twice a day!”

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Rachel Andrews,(right) wants to share her story and raise awareness for others - pictured with son Samuel

Mum aims to raise awareness of how a rash led to her 16-year-old fighting to save his life

A mum has told how her teenage son made a miracle recovery from a life threatening condition.

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG hits NHS cancer waiting times target, figures show

Less than one in seven cancer patients started their treatment more than two months after GP referral, with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group hitting the NHS target.

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Attend meeting at city hospital

Peterborough City Hospital will hold its next Governors meeting at the start of May.

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Pregnancy rate for teens falls

Pregnancy rate for teens falls

The number of teenage pregnancies in Peterborough has almost halved in the past 18 years - but the city still has one of the highest rates in the country.

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Cancer sufferer Helen Harber at home in Werrington with her son Luke (15), husband Stephen and  Mum Shirley EMN-170724-175059009

Protests over care change

Protesters are to voice their anger at the removal of overnight respite care from a children’s home in Peterborough.

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Left to right- Technician Phil Lane, Mum Sarah holding baby Arlo, Paramedic James, Dad Gareth holding daughter Emily, Gritter Simon and 999 call taker Lucy

Gritter driver reunited with parents and baby he helped get to Peterborough hospital in snowstorm

A mother and father, whose baby was born in the back of an ambulance on their way to Peterborough City Hospital, when their vehicle and ambulance became stuck in the snow, has been reunited with the ambulance crew who delivered their baby into the world and the gritter man who freed the vehicle from the snow.

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Peterborough City Hospital

Peterborough's men are twice as likely as women to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol related condition, new data has revealed

Men are more than twice as likely as women to be admitted to hospital with an alcohol related condition in Peterborough, new data has revealed.

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Sharp rise in obesity related hospital admissions in Peterborough, data reveals

Sharp rise in obesity related hospital admissions in Peterborough, data reveals

Obesity related hospital admissions in Peterborough have soared over the last three years, the latest figures show.

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Theresa May will announce the funding during a visit to Cambridgeshire today

Theresa May to announce injection of cash towards Prostate Cancer Research during visit to Cambridgeshire today

Theresa May has set out plans to help ensure that prostate cancer patients are "treated earlier and faster" in a new round of funding to be announced during her visit to Cambridgeshire today, Tuesday.

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Cross Keys Homes

Funding for new fitness courses

Housing association Cross Keys Homes has been awarded £8,440 from Sport England to provide health and fitness courses in Westwood.

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Jeanine Helliwell

Gruelling two days of challenges for Bourne mum with Crohn's Disease

A mum who relies upon intravenous nutrition to keep her alive will tackle two gruelling fundraising challenges within two days to support Peterborough City Hospital.
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Rates of teenage pregnancy in Peterborough have dropped

Pregnancy rate in Peterborough under 18s has almost halved since records began, data reveals

The rate of pregnancies among under 18s in Peterborough has almost halved since records began, new figures show.

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LISTED: The conditions you can’t get prescriptions for and the treatments banned by the NHS

Prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ remedies such as paracetamol and cold treatments have been cut after NHS officials voted in favour of money-saving plans.

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Dog owners warned over deadly flesh-eating disease

Pet owners across the UK are being warned that a deadly disease affecting dogs is again spreading across the country.

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Paul Gaudin

Plans to bring controversial ‘carebnb’ to Peterborough

A former city businessman whose new enterprise sees homeowners rent a spare room to recovering hospital patients hopes to bring the care model to Peterborough.

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New chewing gum removing equipment demonstated by Kevin Friend of WBCS watched by council staff and councillors. at Midgate EMN-180315-172113009

New machine could help solve sticky street problem

A new machine could be used to tackle the blight of chewing gum stuck on Peterborough streets.

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Video game backed by Peterborough mental health professionals gets nine BAFTA nominations

A computer game which gives an insight into psychosis and was backed by Peterborough mental health professionals has been shortlisted for nine BAFTAs.

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Simon Stearman

Traffic officer who forfeited his driving licence when he lost his vision has career and sight saving operation in Peterborough

A traffic officer from Cambridgeshire, whose livelihood was put in jeopardy when he began to lose his sight, has had a career-saving eye operation in Peterborough.
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Peterborough City Hospital

Hundreds waited more than an hour in queuing ambulances outside North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust hospitals this winter

Hundreds of patients waited for an hour or more before being handed over to A&E departments, NHS figures have shown.

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