Health Headlines: Breastfeeding, reforms and mixed-sex wards

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Breastfeeding - BBC
Women who have survived childhood cancer could benefit if they breastfeed their own children, according to research. Breastfeeding of particular benefit to cancer survivors

NHS reforms -- The Guardian
The NHS reforms will lead to a rise in short term costs and quality of services could fall, warns National Audit Office Watchdog raises alarm over health reforms

Mixed-sex wards – Daily Telegraph
The scandal of mixed-sex wards is 'worse' than previously thought as official figures released for the first time show 11,000 patients were subjected to them in a month. Mixed-sex wards scandal worse than thought: Andrew Lansley

Flu deaths – Daily Mail
The number of people killed by flu this winter more than doubled from 112 to 254 in the past week, figures revealed last night. Flu death toll doubles: As virus claims 254 lives, GPs face being stripped of their power to order jabs

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