Health Headlines: Doctors' industrial action, obesity risk and mobile phone advice

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Doctors' industrial action - Independent
Doctors will call for industrial action against the NHS reforms and a vote of 'no confidence' in the Health Secretary Andrew Lansley at an emergency meeting next week.
Doctors back strike against NHS reforms

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Obesity risk - BBC
Doubts have been raised over the idea that being overweight and "apple shaped" increases heart attack risk.
Doubts emerge over heart risk to 'apple shape'

Mobile phone advice - Daily Telegraph
Mobile phone users have been given the first official advice to send text messages rather than making calls for health reasons.
Mobile phone users encouraged to text by Government

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