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In UK, IVF Denied to Smokers and Overweight Couples

BBC,  Mar 7, 2012

Couples could be denied IVF treatment in Devon and Cornwall if they are overweight or smoke. The ruling has been introduced by the Peninsula Health Technology Commissioning Group, which regulates the region's NHS fertility treatment. Group chairman Dr Virginia Pearson said there was a link between smoking, weight and the success of treatment.

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