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Health

High cholesterol signs: The sensation in your foot that puts you at risk of ‘amputation’

According to the health body, you should ask your GP surgery for a cholesterol test if you have not had a test before and you’re over 40, overweight, or have high cholesterol or heart problems run in your family. There are two ways of having a cholesterol test: Taking blood from your arm Finger-prick test. […]

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US

Good Samaritan offers White Settlement officer a ride to help take down suspect during foot pursuit

“Together, WSPD and our community, we are strong,” read a post from the department. “We are so very appreciative,” Chief Chris Cook added. WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas — A good Samaritan helped a White Settlement police officer during a pursuit to capture a suspect wanted in connection with stealing a vehicle over the weekend. The entire […]

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Sports

female tennis stars and their foot injuries

In the runup to the Wimbledon Championships, the tennis world has been focused on the condition of Rafael Nadal’s deteriorating left foot. But the fact is, serious lingering foot injuries are far more common on the women’s professional tour. They’ve derailed plenty of promising tennis careers — including those of popular champions. Here are just a few of […]

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UK

Palace shoots itself in the foot by not releasing new report on Meghan’s bullying claims

The Duchess of Sussex was accused of bullying staff at the Palace before she quit the firm as a working royal and moved to California with Prince Harry. An investigation was subsequently launched which led to the Palace “improving the policies and procedures” in its HR department, according to royal sources. However, the findings from […]

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Celebrities

Coronation Street star Alex Bain snapped out with foot brace after hospital dash

Coronation Street star Alex Bain has been snapped out and about with a foot brace after injuring his ankle at the end of May. The actor, 20, plays Simon Barlow in the long-running soap, and has been spotted hanging out with friends wearing a foot brace after ending up in A&E at Blackburn Hospital with […]

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UK

Mum furious after son burns foot on beach fire

Ezekiel Long stepped on scorching hot sand while playing at the beach on Saturday, June 11. The four-year-old was taken to the hospital by his mother, Kerensa Long, where he was treated for burns. Kerensa shared a photo of her son’s injury in a bid to remind people of the dangers of leaving beach fires unattended. […]

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Sports

Tennis: Nadal seen on crutches after beginning foot treatment in Barcelona

On Sunday, Rafael Nadal wrapped up his 14th Roland-Garros title with a straight-sets win over Norway’s Casper Ruud. The win marked Nadal’s 22nd Grand Slam title, giving him an edge of two in the list for all-time Majors among the men (both Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are tied at 20 each). Two days later, […]

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Sports

Rafael Nadal fears surge as expert casts doubt over ‘extreme’ plan to treat foot injury

A radiofrequency expert has cast doubt over Rafael Nadal’s ambitious treatment plan that he hopes will allow him to compete at Wimbledon this month. The Spaniard romped to a staggering 14th French Open title on Sunday, but questions remain over how much longer he can turn out nursing a chronic foot injury.  Nadal has had […]

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Canada

From bureaucracy to the battlefield — the Governor General’s Foot Guards turn 150 | CBC News

The roots of one of Canada’s most easily recognizable military reserve units might raise a few eyebrows within the starchy, buttoned-down ranks of Ottawa’s civil servants. The Governor General’s Foot Guards — that scarlet-draped, bear-skin-hatted regiment familiar to visiting tourists in the nation’s capital — turns 150 years old today. The unit’s marching band and changing-of-the-guard ceremony on Parliament […]

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Celebrities

Love Island’s Liam denies having fetish but admits ‘I like a foot, I admit it’

Love Island newcomer Liam Llewellyn could be following in Jake Cornish’s footsteps this year after he told OK! he can “appreciate a good foot”. After revealing he likes to compliment girls on their feet, we asked the Strength & Conditioning Masters Student from Newport whether he has a foot fetish. “I haven’t got a foot […]