Health Headlines: Morning heart attacks, treatment requests and autism screening

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Morning heart attacks - The Independent
The most serious heart attacks happen in the morning, research has shown. Between 6am and noon, a heart attack is likely to affect 20 per cent more of the organ than if it happens at another time, according to doctors in Spain.
Morning heart attacks cause more damage

Treatment requests - The Daily Telegraph
As GP reports, doctors are being forced to make more special requests for treatment for their patients as NHS managers try to cut costs.
17% more special requests for treatment as NHS rations care

Autism screening - BBC
Asking parents a few simple questions about their baby during routine one-year well-baby checks can help spot early autism, say US experts.
Screen may spot autism in one-year-olds


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