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Format: 2014-04-19
Format: 2014-04-19

Poison Pen: The Trouble With Rice

18 Apr 2014
The rice plant is one of nature’s great metal scavengers, with potential health consequences for consumers.

Report calls for talks on consultant pay gap

18 Apr 2014
A new report has urged that action be taken to close the pay gap between new entrant hospital consultants and those who have been in their posts for a number of years. Health Minister James Reilly...

'Coombe must improve hygiene'

18 Apr 2014
Hygiene deficits have been discovered in an inspection  of Dublin's Coombe maternity hospital by the health safety body HIQA. HIQA has said the Coombe must now revise and amend its quality...

Young? Melancholic? Take comfort from your literary forebears | John Sutherland

18 Apr 2014
Literature has long echoed with the gloomy anthems of doomed youth. Not many poems around on structural inequality, though Anthem for Doomed Youth Wilfred Owen called his most famous poem. In 1917,...

Appointment of a non-executive financial member to the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS)

18 Apr 2014
Health Minister, Edwin Poots, today announced the appointment of a non-executive Financial Member to the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service Agency (NIFRS) for a four year period. Mr Gordon...

Enrollments Exceed Obama’s Target for Health Care Act

18 Apr 2014
Eight million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including what the White House said were a sufficient number of young, healthy adults needed to maintain the...

Bullied children still suffer at 50

17 Apr 2014
Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, says a study from King's College London.

Bullied children still suffer at 50

17 Apr 2014
Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, says a study from King's College London.

Obama: Healthcare law 'is working'

17 Apr 2014
President Barack Obama defends his signature healthcare law, saying the debate over its repeal is "over" as he touts high enrolment numbers.

HIQA publishes reports on two hospitals

17 Apr 2014
The Health Information and Quality Authority has published hygiene reports after unannounced inspections at the Coombe Women's Hospital and Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Dublin.

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