Only eight of the hospitals affiliated with America's top 12 medical schools have paid family or child leave for trainee doctors, but all of the schools have leave policies for faculty physicians, the study said.
A report released today by the Office for National Statistics has revealed people in the UK live 81.5 years, on average, and their lives become shorter the further north they live, being worst in Scotland.
Mica Pullen's four-year-old son Harley Gardner, of Preston, Lancashire, was weighed at school as part of the NHS National Child Measurement Programme. She was then sent a letter saying he is overweight.
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