the under-prepared NHS will 'break' if Aussie flu does strike the nation as viciously as expected, the Society for Acute Medicine claims. Experts warn it could be the worst outbreak in 50 years.Read More »
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Researchers from University College London found that while being bullied at 11 may cause children to experience depression and anxiety, these conditions do not persist at age 16.Read More »
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FLU VACCINES must be taken by asthma, diabetes and heart disease sufferers, urged three-time London marathon winner Paula Radcliffe.
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WORLD Arthritis Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of early diagnosis of the condition, and quick access to treatment.