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Articles from Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales) (December 7, 2015)

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'Fatherless' brides marry in mass wedding. 176
'Health yardstick needed'. 287
'Hospice at home' care expansion. 198
'Industry has potential to create thousands of jobs'. 856
'More service deaths in training than in combat'. 775
'No going back on Corbyn's new politics'. 897
'Virtual ward' daily talks keep hospital beds free; Dozens of dedicated healthcare staff were honoured at the annual NHS Wales Awards at Cardiff's Mercure Cardiff Holland House in July. Powys Teaching Health Board was crowned the overall winner thanks to its innovative'virtual ward'project. Here, health correspondent Mark Smith looks at the programme and why it was so worthy of the award. 706
'Wales must show more environmental ambition'. 588
'Wales set to miss out on a share of PS80bn HS2 cash'. 364
A blow for England as Slade suffers broken leg. 277
A weekend to remember as regions all taste victory. 255
Activist challenges city bid to cut bin collections. 496
Aid for cancer patients at hand, even at a distance; Telemedicine is a new and invaluable tool used for advising patients in rural hospitals to remove the need for them to travel long distances to the nearest city. Mark Smith finds out more, and talks to both patients and their therapists. 1031
Allen immediately feeling at home as he bags try double on Scarlets debut; GUINNESS PRO12. 881
Archbishop serenaded by online prankster. 211
Army drafted in as Desmond leaves trail of destruction in the north. 537
Barclay not banking on anything just yet. 394
Bedwas hit back after coach lays down Law. 356
Boden nets Exiles place in third round of the cup; WELSH FOOTBALL BARNET.................... 0 NEWPORT ................ 1 Boden 59. 718
Bowel disease is crippling, but we won't let it ruin our young lives; Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a group of conditions affecting the colon and small intestine. Here, two courageous young women speak candidly about the disease in a bid to reduce its stigma. 2303
Buckley upset Llandudno in shoot-out; WELSH CUP. 388
Call for fewer bishops in Lords; UK BULLETINS. 121
Cardiff condemned to a third straight defeat. 354
CCR ensures it will be full steam ahead for 2016. 651
Christmas all alone a miserable prospect for many; Many older single people dread the coming of the festive season as feelings of loneliness and isolation are intensified at this time of the year. Volunteer projects can make all the difference... 857
Corbisiero facing more surgery on injured knee. 327
Could Moyes be the man if Monk's days are numbered? 995
Crush Isis while it's still a small serpent; Views of Wales. 384
Cult mum's death: Family calls for new investigation. 637
EBBW VALE[...]. 258
Edmund is a top-50 player, says Henman. 628
End of nursing bursary 'could lead to a shortage of trainees'. 541
EU renegotiation delay 'a sign of PM's strength'. 431
Expansion set to create 10,000 new businesses. 344
Family want diabetes awareness after losing 13-year-old 'Dude'. 776
Finding the joy of living amid fear of dying; Cardiff hopes to get a Maggie's Centre, which will provide emotional support for all those affected by cancer, empowering them with time to talk. 849
Fire crews battle wood waste blaze at city docks. 155
First-aiders play a crucial role as footballer is taken ill in training. 761
Foot on the gas as saving lives is all in a day's work for paramedic; Paramedics carry out one of the most stressful, yet most important jobs in the NHS. The Welsh Ambulance Service saves countless lives every day through their specialist skills on the front line. Here, rapid-response paramedic and Unison member David Thomson describes a typical shift at his base in Flintshire. 2122
Give us your views on introducing minimum unit price on alcohol; The Deputy Health Minister speaks about the health risks, social problems, stigmas and taboos associated with drinking alcohol... 582
Giving you the strength you need to quit smoking; About 20% of adults smoke on a regular basis in Wales - the lowest level on record. The drop is partly down to stop-smoking experts who provide support for people who want to kick the habit. Here, smoking cessation adviser Colleen Newport explains why helping people quit is so satisfying. 975
Gloomy end to year for manufacturer businesses. 317
Godfrey turns game around for Pontypridd. 436
Hard to imagine a way back for Monk after the Swans shambles at the Liberty. 1021
Healing in her hands as research project a big hit; When pressure is applied to an area of skin over a short period of time, it becomes starved of oxygen and can form ulcers. But these sores could be a thing of the past thanks to one clever engineer. 496
Heart-attack gran says thanks for saving my life. 475
Horgan loses his job after defeat at Newport. 360
How representative are Scottish Nats? Views of Wales. 316
How support helps drive cancer recovery; A cancer diagnosis can affect every part of your life. But there are charities out there which can help. Here, we look at how Macmillan professionals support patients during and after cancer treatment. 1074
I fell at brother's funeral to tick it off his bucket list. 532
I'm alive and well - thanks to my incredible grandson; A groundbreaking new organ donation law which could stop patients needlessly dying on the transplant list was introduced in Wales on December 1. Here, we speak to one very grateful nan who was given a new kidney from her very own grandson. 859
Importing the worst of American culture; Views of Wales. 277
Innovative hip surgery a winner for patients and Spire Cardiff Hospital. 341
Jazz strikes gold again in Euros. 178
Jimmy Carter's cancer is gone; WORLD BULLETINS. 102
Keep fit and beat flu as the winter kicks in; The dreaded flu causes misery to thousands of people across Wales each winter. Most people feel much better after a week of rest, but it can prove very serious - and even deadly - for 'at-risk' groups. Here we explain what causes flu, the impact it can have and how it can be prevented. 687
Leon, five, kept a cool head and dialled 999 when his mum became ill; Immediately calling 999 in an emergency can prove the difference between life and death. Ambulance staff will be on hand to calmly advise the caller until paramedics arrive. Here, we celebrate the quick-thinking actions of medical staff and the public who prove you can never be too young to learn the basics. 654
Life's so tough for pro-bombing MPs; Views of Wales. 184
Magpies show steel to ease the pressure on McClaren; PREMIER LEAGUE NEWCASTLE .....................2 LIVERPOOL .......................0. 528
Majority of bosses backing national living wage. 167
Maths model could help surgical lists. 366
Mental Health Research Champs show others that there's hope; Mark Smith meets four people who took part in a research project for the National Centre for Mental Health, helping the understanding of mental conditions. They talk here about their experiences. 1540
MERTHYR TOWN .............2 BEDWORTH .......................2. 148
Migrants 'to be charged to use health services'. 418
Monk rules out quitting as his future at Liberty dangles by a thread. 1003
MP Bryant invites boxer Fury to 'talk about his issues'. 420
MP picked to contest Senedd seat. 219
Munster get no change from the Dragons' den. 771
Murray's mint finish bags Cherries the points at the Bridge. 461
National award for dedicated radiographer. 335
National Front ahead in polls; WORLD BULLETINS. 167
New sound makes an awkward hybrid; REVIEW: Mumford and Sons, Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff. 347
NHS 'superior' for us and our children; Dr Mair Parry, officer for Wales for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), highlights how child healthcare has changed for the better since the NHS was established. 1459
Now is the time to invest in booming Welsh sport - Tanni. 976
Offering a gold standard in breast cancer reconstruction; Having a mastectomy can severely dent the selfesteem of breast cancer patients. But consultants in Wales want to reduce that emotional distress through impressive new procedures. 837
Onlooker tells of horror at 'tube terrorist' attack. 508
Oustanding service by winning team. 300
Pacemakers for the poor are recycled for Africa; Dr Zaheer Yousef is involved with a pioneering project, training surgeons in Libya and Sudan to implant life-enhancing gadgets into patients in need with the help of charity Pace4Life. 675
Policemen win award for wildlife protection. 152
Prince George's Christmas excitement revealed. 251
Promotion hopefuls Pooler bag eight tries. 616
PS12m boost for green economy. 212
Recognising work of frontline staff. 480
Scrum the ace in the pack for fired-up Keys; PRINCIPALITY PREMIERSHIP CROSS KEYS ...................20 LLANDOVERY.................18. 598
Shaun the Sheep memorabilia set for charity auction. 181
Sherlock actor's letter to Mr Claus. 351
Shock at the death of father and son, 7. 364
Skipper Sam hobbles along for Reindeer Run. 303
Star cast in a Christmas meeting with the Doctor. 221
Stroke survivor battles to find new lease of life; The effects of a stroke can be devastating. It makes recovery a long and arduous task but with the right support there should be optimism. Here we look at one stroke survivor's rehabilitation. 1005
Study launched to tackle diabetes complication. 435
Supersta set to complete hat-trick. 414
Surgeon who gets on his bike for his cause; Urologist Andrew Thomas co-founded a charity to help improve Welsh prostate cancer survival statistics and increase understanding of the disease. Mark Smith reports. 462
Teams are too ready to kick the ball away; Views of Wales. 139
the things you're talking about in the pub... 624
Third runway 'key to success' UK BULLETINS. 120
Time is running out for Monk. 625
Time the MoD lost its Crown immunity; COMMENT. 410
Tipuric leads from front as Ospreys extend run; GUINNESS PRO12. 626
TORQUAY ..........................0 WREXHAM ........................1. 142
Two more councils say Welsh is a social irrelevance. 627
Wales centre is working on every facet on cancer; More people than ever before are being diagnosed with cancer - but the survival rate is improving, thanks to cutting-edge research. Here professor John Chester, the director of the recently launched Wales Cancer Research Centre, gives insight into how the centre is contributing to a global effort to eradicate the disease. 1285
Wales' nurses celebrated for 'outstanding' contribution at awards; The annual RCN in Wales Nurse of the Year Awards recognise the phenomenal contribution of staff throughout the year. Here we profile some of the worthy winners. 1851
Warburton dismisses notion of quitting Ibrox for the Swans. 628
Weaving Welsh magic into new line of 'Carthen blanket' clothes. 720
Welcome to my orderly world of huge challenges and top triumphs; Andrew Edwards, 31, was diagnosed with autism at the age of four. Despite suffering a turbulent childhood he went on to win awards, give speeches on autism and secure a dream job with Manchester United. Now the Wrexham man has published a book which describes how his positive outlook on life helped him succeed. 2107
When helping healthy really to keep them feels like fun; Obesity is arguably the biggest challenge facing the Welsh NHS, with fewer children taking part in daily exercise than ever before. Here, MARK SMITH looks at how the Welsh Government's Games4Life scheme is helping one family battle the bulge... 710
Why Aberfan means so much to BBC's Jeremy. 815

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