Health Headlines: Hospital waiting times, antibiotics on farms and late cancer diagnosis in the elderly

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Hospitals waiting times - The BBC
The number of areas in breach of hospital waiting time limits in England has more than doubled in the past year, the BBC has established.
Hospital wait breaches 'going up'

Antibiotics in farm animals - The Independent
As Europe and the US face up to the menace of antibiotic-resistant superbugs, UK farmers have dramatically increased their use of the drugs most likely to cause these lethal strains.
Death wish: Routine use of vital antibiotics on farms threatens human health

Late cancer diagnosis in the elderly - The Daily Mail
Late diagnosis of cancer is far more common in the elderly than younger age groups, research shows.
Lives are being lost because cancer is not being diagnosed early enough in older sufferers

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