Health Headlines: Reforms, flu and fertlity

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Reforms 'oversold': BBC

The government has over-sold the need for its overhaul of the NHS in England, a leading health economist suggests. The case for change in NHS 'over-sold'. GP's story here: Rationale for reform is flawed, King's Fund says

Flu: Guardian
Since September 338 people with the disease have died, but the number of GP consultations in England for flu is falling. Flu cases in decline. GP's story here: Flu cases fall as DoH plans for next year's campaign

Fertility: Daily Mail
Women aged 35 are six times more likely to have problems conceiving compared to those ten years younger, warns a major study from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Don't wait too long for a baby: Women are SIX times more likely to suffer from fertility problems when 35 than at 25.



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