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Huddersfield consultant cardiologist explains why a broken heart really is a medical condition

And its snappy title is takotsubo cardiomyopathy

Hands off HRI: Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman raises A & E issue in the Commons

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt put on the spot in debate

How Good is Your Local Surgery? - See how yours performed here

The Shepley Health Centre is the best GP practice in Huddersfield – at least as far as patients are concerned

The Body Coach's Joe Wicks is encouraging you to get Lean in 15 by eating more, exercising for just 20 minutes and cooking in under 15!

Joe Wicks and his fitness empire The Body Coach is already a social media sensation and now he's got a new recipe book out. Here he shares some of his top tips and fitness advice plus a recipe from Lean in 15

Shelley College students become Laura Crane Trust's first Youth Health ambassadors

Pascha and Sophia are spreading the word about preventing cancer

Hands off HRI: Talented Huddersfield University student Lucia Widdop suffers rare illness

Twenty-one-year-old says her battle has given her key insight into proposals to move services

Public Health England is encouraging people to give up smoking.

16 people a day in Yorkshire and Humber told they have cancer caused by smoking

Shock TV adverts designed to persuade people to quit

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust hits its A&E targets

Trust is performing better than many others

Damning report on Elm Royd Nursing Home in Brighouse

Inspectors found that seven legal requirements had been breached

Hand transplant patient Mark Cahill

Hospital which gave Mark Cahill pioneering hand transplant to become world class centre

NHS England to fund up to four hand transplants a year

Cervical cancer survivor Sarah Smith turned medical tattoo remover after beating disease

Sarah's business removes marks left by medical procedures

BioEden is Huddersfield's very own tooth fairy

Medical firm stores stem cells taken from baby teeth to help cure diseases

National breakfast week: Members of Huddersfield Vegans share their animal free recipes

Pancakes, fry ups and smoothies are all included

Hands Off HRI: Meet the health chiefs who decide the future of your hospital

Sixteen GPs plus former nurses, accountant and NHS managers will decide whether Huddersfield A&E closes

Diabetic pupils from Royds Hall meet Mayor of Huddersfield to discuss the condition

Pupils with type 1 of the condition help with ideas for funding care

Weight worries over that glass of wine on an evening - Take note

Health experts fears over calorie count of our favourite tipples

Almost half of Yorkshire teachers have brought food into school for hungry pupils

Many parents say they are too busy to give their children breakfast

Special feature: Why is it so difficult to lose weight and why are we getting fatter?

This is the time of year when gym and slimming club membership soars. But as a nation we are losing the battle of the bulge and it’s estimated that by 2030 nearly half the population will be obese. Why is it so difficult to shed the pounds and stay slim?

New alcohol guidelines: What has changed and how much is recommended for men and women?

The recommended weekly units of alcohol have changed for men and pregnant women, so how much should you be drinking?

Batley MP Jo Cox calls for Dewsbury A&E 'downgrade' to be reversed if it doesn't work

Second MP criticises hospital chiefs' bid to accelerate shake-up plans

Videos & Photos

Mean-spirited thieves steal DVDs and toys from Dewsbury children's A&E

Giants boss Ken Davy says all options for HRI should be considered

Hands Off HRI: Huddersfield Giants owner Ken Davy urges health chiefs to consider all options

Police, stock

Attack on woman prompts Meltham man hunt

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Henryk Zientek
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Martin Shaw
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