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How women can stop their babies developing asthma

CONTROLLING THE allergic reactions of pregnant women could help to cut asthmatic attacks and allergies in their children, scientists said yesterday.

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HOW WELL do you follow the news? Quite well, you think? Well, here's a small test. All you have to do is study the following six news stories (of which five are made up) and decide, using your skill, memory, luck and sense of smell, which one is true. Are you up for it? Then let's go!

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