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More than half of doctors in British survey support treatment denial for smokers and the obese
Oxford, UK

Sat Apr 28, 2012: +The Guardian reports that a majority of doctors support measures to deny treatment to smokers and the obese, according to a British survey.

Doctors.net.uk, a professional networking site, found that 593 (54%) of the 1,096 doctors who took part in the self-selecting survey answered yes when asked: "Should the [National Health Service] be allowed to refuse non-emergency treatments to patients unless they lose weight or stop smoking?"

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/apr/28/doctors-treatment-denial-smokers-obese

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