Issue : 12 January 2009
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Nicorette has launched a new nicotine replacement therapy programme that includes a 25mg nicotine patch to help people trying to stop smoking
A campaign to raise awareness of the early symptoms of lung disease has been launched by The British Lung Foundation and South Tyneside PCT
Using breathing modification techniques can result in improved quality of life for people with asthma, researchers have found
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The NHS has been at breaking point over the past month, after nearly 100,000 more patients attended A&E departments across the country than the year before, Nursing Times can reveal.
A quarter of women on the pill are risking pregnancy by having unprotected sex when they have run out of the contraceptive, a survey shows.
DH announces plans for individual NHS budgetsSubscription
The DH has announced plans to hand control of health care budgets to individual patients, leaving them free to pick and choose which NHS services they receive
Nurses working round the clock in Gaza and Israel to deal with casualties from both sides have been praised by the RCN.
A man coughing up a dead rat after taking counterfeit medicines is to be shown to cinema-goers across the UK in a campaign launched by Pfizer and the MHRA. Scroll down to watch the video
“Getting fewer than seven hours of sleep a night puts you on the fast track for a cold,” the Daily Mail reported. The newspaper was referring to a study which found that adults deprived of sleep were three times more likely to catch a cold than those who sleep for eight hours or more.Brought to you by NHS Choices.