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All children offered flu nasal spray

The Scottish government’s senior medical officer said the nasal spray was more effective in children The flu vaccine is for the first time being offered to every child in Scotland, in the form of a nasal spray. Previously,

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London 2012 athletes ‘had bad teeth’

Dentists have found “striking” levels of bad teeth in athletes competing at the London 2012 Olympic Games. A fifth of athletes surveyed said their oral health actually damaged their training and performance. The study, published in the British

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Cancer drugs fund ‘to be extended’

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said cancer sufferers in Wales were renting homes

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September 27, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Charities warn on ageing population

The charities backed calls for a cabinet minister to be appointed to represent elderly people’s interests Ministers should do more to prepare for the impact of an ageing population, a group of leading charities has warned. A poll by

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Thirty NHS trusts ‘set for deficit’

By Adam Brimelow Health Correspondent, BBC News Half of non-foundation trusts are set to end the year in deficit Thirty NHS hospital trusts in England expect to be in deficit by the end of this financial year, it has been

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Big Breakfast May Be Best for Diabetes Patients

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) — A hearty breakfast that includes protein and fat may actually help people with type 2 diabetes better control both their hunger and their blood sugar levels. Patients who ate a big breakfast for three months experienced lower blood sugar

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