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Shin splints: an expert explains how to avoid them

Nathan Liddle

So you’re out for a leisurely jog and everything is going great – until you start to feel pain. That distinctive, shooting pain, up your shin. Even when you stop running, every time you put weight on your foot soreness shoots up your lower leg. There’s little doubt: you’ve got shin splints.

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Winter of discontent: how similar is today’s situation?

Christopher Massey

The UK government is battening down the hatches for a wave of strikes in December and January. Railway workers, nurses, ambulance workers, civil servants and postal staff are all set to take industrial action in the coming weeks in protest at wages not keeping up with inflation, with teachers’ and firefighters’ unions also balloting their members.

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Raw vegan diet may be a risk to your health

Laura Brown

Vegan diets have become increasingly popular over the years, especially among people looking to improve their health. However, some people are taking these diets to the extreme.

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In the media

  • University helps thousands of apprentices to reach potential
    Northern Echo, p.35, Print and Web, 02/02/2023
  • Prime Minister outlines plans for the NHS at Teesside University's National Horizons Centre
    Business News North East, Web, 01/02/2023
  • Prime Minister outlines new plan for the NHS at National Horizons Centre
    Tees Business, Web, 31/01/2023

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Teesside University has a proud history of learning and teaching stretching back over 90 years. Officially opened as Constantine Technical College to support Middlesbrough's booming engineering and shipping industries in 1930, the college became a polytechnic in 1969 and then one of 14 new universities approved by the Privy Council in 1992.

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