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Swine flu - The Independent
Experts claim this year’s swine flu pandemic has ended up saving lives by ‘driving out’ seasonal flu. Swine flu, the killer virus that saved lives

End-of-life care - BBC
The NHS in England has failed to take responsibility for ensuring good end-of-life care, according to an independent review by Marie Curie Cancer Care. Call for new NHS end of life role

Diet and pregnancy - The Daily Mail
A study finds junk food smells more attractive to children if their mother ate it during pregnancy.
Junk food smells more attractive to children whose mothers ate unhealthy diets during pregnancy

Maternity care - The Daily Telegraph
A Royal College of Midwives report finds that one in five women are left alone or sent home without support after childbirth. RCM: One in five women failed by NHS during labour

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