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The long-term health effects of childhood obesity

The long-term health effects of childhood obesity.

The long-term health effects of childhood obesity can include type 2 diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers.

There is also a real risk of premature death.

There are fears extremely overweight children tend to grow up to be the same in adult life.

Click below to watch a video report on the long-term effects of childhood obesity by ITV News Anglia's Natalie Gray

If you want to find out if you are a healthy weight you can use the calculator below.

This is a tool provided by NHS choices, and ITV is not responsible for either the tool or the results

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Fears concrete factory will ruin tranquility of hospice

There are fears that a proposed concrete factory will ruin tranquility of hospice in Milton Keynes.

Campaigners against a new concrete crushing plant and waste transfer station in Milton Keynes say its vital councillors listen to their concerns.

Planners have given their backing to a scheme put forward by developers Mick George for a site close to Willen Lake, close to the M1 and a local hospice.

There are fears it'll ruin the peaceful surroundings there and blight the lives of the hospice residents

Click below to watch a video report by ITV News Anglia's Russell Hookey

Teaching a new generation about the NHS

Youngsters being shown one of the operating theatres Credit: ITV News Anglia

Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge has been holding an open day as part of its 250th birthday celebrations.

Visitors have been given the chance to meet people who work behind the scenes and discover the history of the hospital as well.

Credit: ITV News Anglia

Addenbrookes is still in special measures after the Care Quality Commission judged it inadequate. It faces a financial deficit of more than £65 million.

Health bosses said today was a chance to showcase "all the brilliant work that goes on."

Click below to watch a report by Claire McGlasson..

A behind the scenes look at Addenbrooke's as part of 250th Birthday celebrations

Addenbrooke's Hospital holds an open day Credit: ITV News Anglia

Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge is holding an open day as part of its 250th birthday celebrations.

It also shares the last day of the Cambridge Science Festival.

Visitors have been given the chance to meet people who work behind the scenes and discover the history of the hospital as well.

"This year, we are celebrating 250 years of staff achievement, patient care, research and teaching - a milestone in our history to look back on 250 years' of achievement and look forward to what the next 250 years could hold."

– Jo Timson, Cambridge University Hospitals

Running all day is the Teddy Bear Hospital, in the Deakin Centre, which is part of a national scheme that runs events for primary school children.

During the Open Day, volunteer expert Teddy Doctors will be running different stations, to teach people about healthcare and healthy living in fun way.

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