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By EATON, Dan National has been forced to trim its election health pledges due to tough economic times. Policies shed include a costly $40 million insurance rebate for seniors, while questions remain about the fate of funding plans for breast cancer drug Herceptin and Plunketline.
By MILNE, Amy THE Health Minister has knocked National's calls for an independent investigation into the norovirus outbreaks at Dunedin Hospital as premature.
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