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BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 11 October 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:742

Bush vetoes children's health bill: George Bush has vetoed a bill that would have expanded US health insurance coverage to four million uninsured children for five years, at a cost of $35bn (£17bn; €25bn). Democrats and some Republicans in Congress hope to over-ride the veto on 18 October.

Chinese doctors agree not to use prisoners' organs: The Chinese Medical Association has issued a statement agreeing that the use of organs of executed prisoners for transplantation, except for members of …

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