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Format: 2014-10-20
Format: 2014-10-20

Know Your Rights: Debt Relief Notices

20 Oct 2014
Question I am unemployed, getting social welfare and living in rented accommodation. I have large credit card debts and a credit union loan of €13,300. I can’t make my repayments and the only asset I...

EU foreign ministers to discuss Ebola

20 Oct 2014
European Union foreign ministers are gathering in Luxembourg this morning for a meeting that will be dominated by the global health scare caused by the Ebola virus.

Fear of Ebola Closes Schools and Shapes Politics

20 Oct 2014
Within the escalating debate over how to manage potential threats to public health, the line between vigilance and hysteria can be blurry.

VIDEO: WHO to declare Nigeria Ebola free

20 Oct 2014
The WHO is expected to declare Nigeria free from Ebola on Monday with no reported cases of the virus for six weeks due to a rapid and thorough response from healthcare professionals.

VIDEO: Plastic food packaging health fears

20 Oct 2014
BBC Inside Out examines whether health fears over plastic food packaging are justified and asks if BPA should be banned in the UK.

Concern over new mums' mental health

20 Oct 2014
Society is paying a "shocking" price for poor mental health care for pregnant women and new mothers in the UK, a report says.

IRIS Registry provides meaningful data to ophthalmic practices

19 Oct 2014
CHICAGO — More than 5,000 U.S. ophthalmologists are now participating in the IRIS Registry, comprising data from 10 million patient visits, according to a press release issued by the American Academy...

IRIS Registry provides meaningful data to ophthalmic practices

19 Oct 2014
CHICAGO — More than 5,000 U.S. ophthalmologists are now participating in the IRIS Registry, comprising data from 10 million patient visits, according to a press release issued by the American Academy...

VIDEO: 'We will bring social care into NHS'

19 Oct 2014
Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham MP talked to the BBC's Andrew Marr about the NHS, Labour's cancer care pledges and the role of the private sector in the NHS.

Sport plan to aid mental health

19 Oct 2014
A £2m programme using sport to help people suffering from mental health problems is announced by Sport England and Mind.

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