Health Headlines: Implanon, flu and fertility

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Contraception – Channel 4 News
The NHS has received 1,604 complaints from women who have become pregnant or been injured by the contraceptive implant Implanon, an investigation reveals. Implanon contraception failures cost NHS £200,000

Flu - BBC
Experts warn there could be a surge in flu cases as people return to work and school following the Christmas holidays. Back-to-school flu surge expected

Fertility – The Daily Mail
Scientist say they have created a 60-second test which predicts couples’ chances of having a baby through IVF. One-minute test to tell a woman her IVF chances 'is 99% accurate'

Homeopathy – The Daily Telegraph
Scientists have condemned a company offering homeopathic remedies as alternatives to vaccines for life-threatening diseases. Homeopaths condemned over 'travel vaccine claims'

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