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Promoting breast feeding in the community
Use of emergency oxygen in adults
Heart failure with a normal ejection fraction
ANTIBIOTICS FOR SKIN SURGERY
CONFLICTING RECOMMENDATIONS
CONFLICTING RECOMMENDATIONS
SURGICAL SAFETY CHECKLISTS
SURGICAL SAFETY CHECKLISTS
WORRYING BEHAVIOUR ON ELECTIVES
APOLOGIES AND LEGAL LIABILITY
Brazil and India clash with EU over seizure of generic drugs
Italian woman at centre of “right to die” case has died
Daschle nomination as US health tsar fails because of tax problems and industry ties
Obama signs bill to insure four million more children in US
Israeli shells killed three daughters of Palestinian doctor
Italian doctors can report illegal immigrants to police, new law says
IN BRIEF
NICE recommends kidney cancer drug it previously rejected on cost grounds
Panel set up so providers can appeal against unfair competition
Evidence lacking for memory clinics to tackle dementia
Gps are urged to raise awareness of inequalities
Men whose semen samples thawed can sue trust, say judges
BMJ readers vote for doctors who have made a difference to health care to win the lifetime achievement award
Measles cases in England and Wales rise sharply in 2008
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John Lewis Herbert
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On your bike
Stopping the traffic
Cold comfort
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A penny for your thoughts
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