Breastfeeding boom in UK as well-off older mothers lead the way

Breastfeeding boom in UK as well-off older mothers lead the way<br>Some 87% of over-30s start their babies off on breast milk compared to 58% of teenage mothers<br>Higher numbers of women are also persevering and continuing to breast-feed for at least six months<br> <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 09:55 GMT, 21 November 2012 </p> <p>Rising numbers of new mothers are breastfeeding, figures show, and older middle-class women are leading the charge.

Cooling towers blamed for outbreak of deadly Legionnaires" disease that has killed one man and left 12 critical

Cooling towers blamed for outbreak of deadly Legionnaires' disease that has killed one man and left 12 critical Bacteria thought to have been transmitted via droplets of infected water from cloud of gas rising into the air Man in his 50s dies from deadly bug in Edinburgh Royal InfirmaryTens of thousands at risk as epidemic could spread 44 square miles from source Health bosses warn people to watch out for symptoms, which can take weeks to appearSymptoms include coughing, chest pains, fever and chills | UPDATED: 00:10 GMT, 7 June 2012 A man has died and another 12 patients are critically ill in intensive care following an outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease.

Staffing crisis in casualty wards forces NHS bosses to turn to military medics

Hospitals call in Army: Staffing crisis in casualty wards forces NHS bosses to turn to military medics Pontefract Hospital has struggled to recruit middle-management doctorsShadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper, described offered solution as 'deeply worrying' A recruitment crisis has forced hospitals to call in Army medical staff to run their accident and emergency departments.