Stoptober's focus is on the nation's health

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

PERIPHERAL arterial disease is often associated with older people.

Osteoporosis ‘is underestimated’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:28am Tuesday 21st October 2014

OSTEOPOROSIS can lead to painful fractures, disability and early death, but continues to be ignored by the general public and neglected by doctors during routine physical check-ups New survey findings released yesterday, which was World Osteoporosis Day, by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), show that on average, 90 per cent of 13,258 adults questioned are unaware of how common osteoporotic fractures are in men. With one in five men aged 50 or over affected by the condition, the data confirm that although common, serious and potentially life-threatening, osteoporosis remains a vastly underestimated and neglected health issue. The multi-national survey, carried out in adults from 12 countries showed that this ignorance was universal and independent of gender or geography.

Musical fun helps to inspire memories

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:27am Tuesday 14th October 2014

MUSIC and memory sessions aimed at stimulating people with dementia are being held in the district.

Helping the fight against cancer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:25am Tuesday 14th October 2014

MOST of us will have personal experience of breast cancer.

VIDEO: How Amy is baring all to raise alopecia awareness with charity calendar role

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:38am Tuesday 7th October 2014

IT WAS while sitting in a hairdressing salon, staring at her reflection in the mirror, that Amy Johnson first saw herself as completely bald.

Flu jabs: what are you waiting for?

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:41am Tuesday 7th October 2014

OLDER people, the very young and those with a health condition such as asthma, diabetes or heart disease, are at “particular risk” from the most serious effects of flu, Public Health England has said.

'Why being a foster carer is just so rewarding'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Foster carers Libby and Barry Barrett with their brood. Photo by Michelle Heseltine.

12:18pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

TWENTY six children in Bradford are currently seeking a long term or permanent foster family.

Badly wounded Royal Marine looks to sport to rebuild his future

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: COURAGE: Royal Marine Liam Brentley with a medal for competing in the Invictus Games

7:02am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A ROYAL Marine commando who cheated death in Afghanistan is now looking forward to his future in sport after competing in the Invictus Games.

It’s a life-changing journey to be slim

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:33am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

DAYS after celebrating her birthday milestone Pat Nixon’s world fell apart. A celebratory meal to commemorate her 60th birthday had brought great enjoyment to Pat but the following week was, she recalls “the worst week of my life”.

How animals help us stay healthy and well

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:29am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

MANY animal lovers talk about the therapeutic benefits of owning a pet. Vera Scanlon shares her Bradford home with 13 guinea pigs, three cats and a dog and says animals have helped her through the toughest times in her life.

Parenting column: Curiosity is not such an awful thing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: webpix leader comment

11:35am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

WHEN a child asks a factual question, the automatic response from any parent is to answer it - if they can.

Early UK memories of Asian women kept for posterity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:26am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

"THE cold is what I remember most. I came here at night time. The houses were very dark and narrow. I remember the long hallway, I had never seen anything like that in a house.

Evie's determined to use her life in care to inspire others

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: INSPIRING: Evie Weaver  is celebrating her new role as a community resource worker

4:52pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A WOMAN who spent much of her childhood in care is set to use her experiences to "inspire" vulnerable young people in Bradford in her first job.

Former bankers 'living the dream' after opening fairytale tea room

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:21am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

TAKING tea under a fluffy cloud-strewn sky sounds too magical to be true.

Mother loses 10 stone and turns her life around

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:18am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE death of her great grandmother prompted Nicola Barker to put her life into perspective.

'Giggsy' of horses Mr McGoldrick still a winner in comfy retirement

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:27pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

IN a lush, rolling meadow, a handsome bay horse grazes happily, gently swishing his tail in the sunshine of a warm summer’s day. It is a scene of equine contentment in an idyllic rural setting.

Paintings are a lasting legacy to brave artist Sue

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SUE Edwards at home in her garden.

3:20pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

When Sue Edwards succumbed to a brain tumour she left a lasting legacy.

More than 8,000 diabetes patients in Bradford city centre given new 'health passport'

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dr Adeel Iqbal discusses the new diabetes passport with patient Roxanna Rashid.

7:20am Friday 1st August 2014

MORE than 8,000 people suffering from diabetes in Bradford city centre and its immediate suburbs are to be given a new health passport to ensure they get good quality care to manage the condition.

Marathon effort as Bradford health support groups handed £1,400

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SUPPORT: Bradford Breath Easy group has received a donation from the pulmonary rehabilitation team at BRI. From left, Benita Ross, Stuart Ross, Moira Gledhill, Kenneth Willis,  Lynne O'Hara, David Ratcliffe, Linda Ratcliffe, Alan Parsons and Trevor Ho

10:44am Thursday 31st July 2014

BRADFORD'S Breath Easy group has been handed hundreds of pounds to keep up its good work - thanks to marathon efforts from a team of physiotherapists and health workers from Bradford Royal Infirmary.

Rise in prescription medication addiction sees drugs charity widening its scope

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Prescription drugs are often sold to family, friends or neighbours, after being obtained from a doctor for a legitimate or exaggerated medical condition

3:55pm Monday 14th July 2014

A RISE in the misuse of prescription drugs, including some over-the-counter medication available at pharmacies, has led a Bradford drug treatment charity to extend its services.

Get that summer glow!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A Generic  Photo of a woman getting a tan.  See PA Feature BEAUTY Tanning. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Thinkstock. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature BEAUTY Tanning.  (7905727)

11:48am Tuesday 8th July 2014

By Lisa Haynes, Press Association

Sculptor making name for himself

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Living pix of local artist Sam Shendi work plus him busy at work in his studio in Cowling. AG rep HM  (7925724)

11:46am Tuesday 8th July 2014

“AS a child I loved drawing - on books, on walls, anywhere.”

We like short shorts... and long shorts too

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Undated Handout Photo of Jonathan Saunders Edition at Debenhams ombre shorts, #30 (www.debenhams.com). See PA Feature FASHION Shorts. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FASHION Sho

11:45am Tuesday 8th July 2014

[STANDFIRST] Parade your pins for high summer. Lisa Haynes reveals the thigh's the limit with the short styles of the season

Taking responsibility for online safety

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: File photo dated 06/08/12 of a person using a laptop computer as more than a quarter of 11 to 15-year-olds say their parents do not know what films they are watching online, with a fifth admitting they have been disturbed by content from illegal sites, ac

11:39am Tuesday 8th July 2014

PARENTS rely too much on schools to teach their children about online safety, according to 82 per cent of teachers surveyed globally by online security company AVG Technologies.

Bradford to be digital health hub with £12m scheme that will create 2,000 jobs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Announcing the digital health zone are (from left), Dr Liam Sutton, of University of Bradford; Roger Marsh, chairman of the Local Enterprise Partnership, Bradford Council leader David Green, and Eric Hawthorne, a LEP board member

10:27am Friday 4th July 2014

BRADFORD will be at the centre of digital health technology after a £12 million scheme for the city was given Government backing.

How to deal with being a new father

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Family Announcement: Baby Dylan Jude Kourtoulos

2:18pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

After nine months of waiting, your new bundle of joy has finally arrived. But what do you do now?

Don't keep money matters a secret

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A survey has found that people in or near retirement age find financial plans a taboo topic for discussion

2:15pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

The thought of discussing our financial arrangements with people we love leaves many people tongue-tied – and new research suggests it becomes no easier with age.

Help is at hand for caring volunteers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nan Guy (right) learns about computers with volunteer Helen Potts at Carers’ Resource in Shipley

2:11pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Helen Potts became a volunteer to “widen her world” while recovering from a long illness.

Start early to offer a taste of healthy food

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fruit and vegetables (6272851)

2:06pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Offering infants a frequent taste of vegetables may be a way to turn them on to healthy food, a study suggests.

Fiona-Katie Roberts is plucking at the heartstrings

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fiona-Katie Roberts

2:03pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

There is something hypnotic about listening to a harpist play. And when Fiona-Katie Roberts taps the wooden frame of her harp with the rings on her fingers, and shakes the bells wrapped around her ankles, it brings a rhythmic, Celtic beat to the music.

Exercise classes keep you in tune

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Extend    exercise classes at Bolton Methodist Church help people with a range of health conditions

10:14am Tuesday 27th May 2014

Gerald Briscoe looks forward to his weekly exercise class.

Expert care at the Marie Curie hospice is just ‘ace’!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Outside the Attentive Care Experts office are, from left,  Kevin Swaine, Kirsty James, Nick James and Charlotte Jackson

9:43am Tuesday 27th May 2014

They say good ideas come from need.

Accident was catalyst for holistic approach

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sophia Kupse is a holistic therapist who has developed a revolutionary three-way treatment for back pain and stress using massage  techniques, volcanic heat and ice marble called Langellotti  Tri-Therapy

9:32am Tuesday 27th May 2014

It was a cold, crisp December night when Sophia Kupse glanced up to the stars sprinkled across a clear sky, before getting into her car.

Pensions reform for ‘fairer society’

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Thew new state pension will give people clarity and confidence about what income they will get from the state in their retirement

9:07am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Major reforms to the state pension – which will simplify the system and provide greater clarity to people about what they will receive in retirement – are a step closer today after the legislation became law.

Get connected in your community and talk to your neighbours

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Generations and neighbours come together   for The Big Lunch   community drive

9:00am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Communities aren’t what they used to be.

Offering parents the right support to cope with crying babies

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Picture by Jon Challicom

8:51am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Parents often feel stressed when trying to soothe their crying child.

Sewing bee creates a buzz at the hive

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Heather Mills at the sewing class at HIVE in Shipley

8:49am Tuesday 13th May 2014

As the machines drone into action, the room becomes a hive of activity.

How young Emily finds comfort and relief with choir singing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: How young Emily finds comfort and relief with choir singing

9:22am Tuesday 6th May 2014

Singing is Emily Green’s antidote to pain. Taking the breaths she needs to vocalise is also helping in her rehabilitation following an eight-hour operation to correct her twisted spine caused by a condition she was diagnosed with when she was five months old.

Scrabble club: Game for all ages is a real pleasure

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Keen Scrabble players Joyce Beck (left) and Marie Gard are part of the Shipley Scrabble Club

10:14am Tuesday 6th May 2014

"When you’re playing scrabble, you don’t think about what age people are.”

Friends fundraise with epic cycle challenges for hospice charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Marie Curie Cancer Care fundraisers on the Grand Canyon trek

9:49am Tuesday 6th May 2014

Adele Wilkin hadn’t sat in the saddle since she was ten. Encouraged by a nurse at Bradford’s Marie Curie Hospice where her late mum Sheila Morris was treated, Adele decided pedal power would help her and her family raise vital cash needed to boost the charity’s funds.

Karren Brady: Balancing family life and business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Karren Brady speaking at Middlesex University in Hendon.

9:41am Tuesday 6th May 2014

As one of the UK’s hardest-working women, does Karren Brady (pictured) have a relaxation regime to match? No chance – love for the job and precious weekends with her family are all this wonder woman needs.

Menopause for thought as women seek advice

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Menopause - you're not on your own

10:02am Tuesday 6th May 2014

The menopause is often portrayed as a bit of a ‘joke’ topic, but for many women experiencing it, it’s anything but.

Mums who miss out on exercise

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Getting down to exercise at Oxford Brookes Centre for Sport in Headington. Picture: OX66516 Cliff Hide

10:30am Tuesday 29th April 2014

It can be hard for mums to find the time to keep fit – but the trouble is, not doing so can make their, and their children’s, lives even harder.

Rosie's the height of fashion - at 91!

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rosie and daughter Jane model their outfits by the Mirror Pool in City Park.

9:30am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Rosie Perrow has two reasons to celebrate.

Teacher Ruth Murney runs 1,000 miles in memory of son-in-law

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mum/Grandma running 1000 miles for Sue Ryder

9:09am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Losing her son-in-law to a brain tumour gave Ruth Murney the impetus to pull on her running shoes.

Spotting the signs of bowel cancer

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rachel Bown

9:45am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

When Rachel Bown was diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer – the worst stage – she was eager to find a way to make sense of the ensuing chaos and distract herself, and so began writing lists.

Green-fingered trish is really hitting the heights

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Trish Scott took up gardening only four years ago after moving to the sixth floor of the  landmark Gatehaus apartment block in Bradford

9:34am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The pear tree in Trish Scott’s garden is in blossom, and budding honeysuckle is unfolding across a trellis. The air is filled with the sweet scent from a rainbow of flowers, including pansies, tulips and viola, and potatoes are growing in Trish’s home-grown compost.

Jacky’s designs on solo success with her art business

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jacky Al-Samarraie

8:48am Tuesday 15th April 2014

The window of Jacky Al-Samarraie’s Saltaire office – in a building that once housed Sir Titus Salt’s private apartments – overlooks a leafless tree bending in the wind towards the canal.

Kimberley Walsh's auctioned off for charity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kimberley Walsh with her former dance teacher and Haven fundraiser Deana Morgan

11:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Bradford’s singing star Kimberley Walsh is clearing out her closet – to raise funds for a cause close to her heart.

Family inspiration for Laura Edmonds's e-books

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Laura Edmonds with her children Madison and Dexter

10:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

In the early hours of the morning, Laura Edmonds bought her first e-book.



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