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Women's Health magazine to launch in UK

Media Week – 2011-11-07

Hearst-Rodale is set to launch Women's Health in the UK next year, as a sister title to the 11-year-old Men's Health.
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Women's Fiction prize returns, announces longlist

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Stellar shortlist for women's book prize

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Women dominate Miles Franklin longlist

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