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Paper round: Tuesday

Swine flu kills healthy girl, why swine flu must be kept in perspective, and more

OnMedica Staff

Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Swine flu kills healthy six-year-old after misdiagnosis. (Daily Mail)

Girl recovers after "piggy back" heart removed. (BBC)

Health secretary calls for end to "cruel lottery" health care for elderly. (The Guardian)

Older people asked to take out "care insurance". (BBC)

Older people turn to drink to deal with retirement depression. (The Telegraph)

Obese mums means daughters ten times more likely to get fat. (Daily Mail)

High levels of pesticide in body acts as a "trigger" for Parkinson's disease. (The Telegraph)

Swine flu damages deep within the lungs, like 1918 pandemic. (The Independent)

Swine flu must be kept in perspective. (The Times)

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