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Women ‘unsure how much to eat while pregnant’ – survey

Image copyright PA Most women do not know how much they should be eating while pregnant, a survey has suggested. The National Charity Partnership found only a third of the expectant mothers questioned got the correct answer. Health watchdog NICE advises that in the first six months of pregnancy women ...

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Action urged to teach children to swim

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Too many 11-year-olds have weak swimming and water safety skills, says report Almost a third of 11-year-olds in England leave primary school unable to swim, a representative sample of 1,000 parents of Year 6 pupils suggests. And two-thirds of the parents, surveyed for Swim ...

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New Jersey man, 25, wins $8m at poker World Series

Image copyright Reuters A 25-year-old from New Jersey has won $8.1m (£6.2m) and become the world poker champion at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Scott Blumstein told reporters afterwards that it was “just the best feeling”, but he was not motivated by the money. Mr Blumstein, who ...

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