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Cough campaign 'boosts lung cancer diagnosis'
A campaign urging people with a persistent cough to see their doctor has led to a 'dramatic rise' in lung cancer diagnoses, figures show.
Middle-aged drink and drug abusers put strain on NHS
Doctors say burden unsustainable as people in 40s lead surge in admissions, adding they risk cancer as result of drinking habits.
'Alarming' figures as patients forced to wait hours in ambulances
Accident and emergency departments are often too busy to admit patients, with some made to wait outside in ambulances for up to six hours, an investigation reveals.