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Obesity is 'a very important cause of health inequality'

Low-income children were more at risk of obesity than their peers, dubbing it "a very important cause of health inequality, according to a GP turned MP.

The chair of the Health Select Committee, Sarah Wollaston told Good Morning Britain 12% of children from the most deprived backgrounds were obese when they started primary school, where as "24% being obese," by the time they finished primary school.

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Tory MP attacks colleague over women 'burden' claim

Sarah Wollaston, a Conservative MP and a former GP, has criticised her colleague Anne McIntosh, [who claimed the NHS is facing a huge burden from female doctors who will want to have children and only work part-time]((http://www.itv.com/news/update/2013-06-05/mp-female-doctors-with-families-will-be-a-burden):

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as former job sharing GP who also managed teaching/training/examining/police surgeon/looking after 3 kids, I disagree with the 'Tosh

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Women doctors add great value in medicine & job sharers often contribute more than Whole Time Equivalent. Needs workforce planning not redn

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