Couple stranded abroad with desperately ill baby girl after she arrived 13 weeks EARLY – and they had no travel insurance Zowie Lyons, 25, and her partner Sam Hilton, 20, had planned winter breakMiss Lyons was 27 weeks pregnant but had been given all-clear to flyShe went into labour on second day of holiday and baby Ellizeah was bornNewborn suffered several medical complications and is in intensive careIs so sick that needs to come home by air ambulance, which will cost 12,000Couple have no travel insurance, so are stranded unless they raise the funds By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 19:02 GMT, 22 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:32 GMT, 22 March 2013 A couple who went to Spain for a quiet weekend before their daughter was born have become stranded after she arrived 13 weeks early.
Why you shouldn't get sick in a cold snap – it can take ambulances twice as long to respond Study looked at how long it took ambulances to arrive at emergencies in Birmingham between 2007 and 2011Ambulance response time dropped 1.3% for each degree drop in temperatureDuring December 2010 ambulances took 15minutes rather than average eight minutesIncreased demand and treacherous road conditions blamed By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 23:44 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 23:44 GMT, 27 February 2013 It's common knowledge that it's better to get sick on a weekday because hospitals aren't as well staffed on weekends.
Woman suffers TWO strokes by the age of 30 (defying odds of a billion to one) – but says ordeal helped her finally find love Colette Boyd, from Glasgow, suffered her first stroke aged just 28 Against odds of a billion to one, suffered another stroke a year later Missing the buzz of working in an office, she visited an internet chatroom There met now-husband Pete, 46, who has shared love of music and football By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:41 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:59 GMT, 20 February 2013 True love: Collette Boyd suffered TWO strokes by the age of 30, but says her ordeal helped her meet her husband Pete A woman who suffered two strokes before the age of 30 – defying odds of a billion to one – has finally found love thanks to her illness.
Sun, sea and a body MoT: From new teeth in Bratislava to banishing insomnia in (where else) Bedfordshire, the breaks that are a REAL health tonic | UPDATED: 22:28 GMT, 29 December 2012 You might assume that an annual holiday is the one time when health concerns go out of the window.
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Memo to workaholics: Go home on time tonight and have dinner with your familyToday is national Go Home On Time Day | UPDATED: 01:26 GMT, 26 September 2012 You”ve clocked in early to write that report, skipped lunch to finish the filing – and there’s still a pesky pile of paperwork to approve.
How that free bus pass can help keep over-60s fitter: Pensioners who use perk walk more and have lower risk of heart disease Study says over-60s who use pass take more exerciseThis in turn gives them better mobility and strengthComes as Cameron faces pressure to scrap free travel By Steve Doughty PUBLISHED: 23:33 GMT, 20 September 2012 | UPDATED: 06:34 GMT, 21 September 2012 Free bus passes are spreading good health among older people, a report by scientists said yesterday.
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