Kate Middleton pregnant: Bulimia, cannabis and a minister in the next room for the birth: Trials and traditions of Royal mothers-to-be from Diana to…

Bulimia, cannabis and a minister in the next room for the birth: Trials and traditions of Royal mothers-to-be from Diana to Victoria | UPDATED: 23:41 GMT, 3 December 2012 Crippled by acute morning sickness, the Duchess of Cambridge was today so weak she had to be driven to hospital by her husband. She is expected to remain at King Edward VII Hospital for several days as staff monitor her health and that of her unborn child at what is understood to be a very early stage of her first pregnancy.

People who eat doughnuts for breakfast should be charged for prescriptions, says Tory MP

People who eat doughnuts for breakfast should be charged for prescriptions, says Tory MP GP Philip Lee warns the soaring cost of 'lifestyle' diseases like obesity could bankrupt the NHS | UPDATED: 22:46 GMT, 26 November 2012 People who eat doughnuts for breakfast should pay for prescriptions if they develop diabetes, a Tory MP said yesterday. Phillip Lee, who is also a practising GP, warned the soaring cost of obesity and other lifestyle diseases will bankrupt the NHS unless people take more responsibility for their own health. Calling for charges to be brought in, the MP for Bracknell said: ‘If you want to have doughnuts for breakfast, fine, but there is a cost implication.