Health Headlines: Private healthcare boom, morning sickness and diet alters DNA

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Private healthcare boom - The Guardian
Use of private sector could spiral as result of Andrew Lansley's reform proposals.
NHS cuts expected to spark boom for private healthcare providers

Morning sickness leads to abortions - The Independent
Doctors are failing to treat morning sickness, which can be so severe it has driven some women to abort their babies, because of the legacy of the thalidomide disaster.
Rise in abortions among mothers denied morning sickness drugs

Diet alters DNA - The BBC
A mother's diet during pregnancy can alter the DNA of her child and increase the risk of obesity, according to researchers.
Mother's diet 'can make kids fat'

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