Health Headlines: NHS Reform, Flu and Breastfeeding

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NHS Reform – The Guardian
Labour has accused Andrew Lansley of ‘disgraceful secrecy’ for refusing to reveal what risks his officials believe the NHS shake-up poses to the health system. Andrew Lansley accused of secrecy over NHS plan

Flu – BBC
The number of people seeing their GP for flu-like illness may be beginning to plateau, the HPA says. Sixty more deaths, but flu 'may be starting to plateau'

BreastfeedingThe Telegraph
NHS guidance on breastfeeding should be changed in light of new evidence, say researchers.
Only breastfeeding for six months may increase anaemia in babies: experts

Beer – The Daily Mail
Moderate consumption of ale and lager can reduce the risk of diabetes and high blood pressure, say Spanish researchers. Cheers! Drinking a pint of beer a day is GOOD for you, say experts

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