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Format: 2014-09-17
Format: 2014-09-17

Will history repeat itself? Attitudes towards Scottish separation, 1970 to 2014

17 Sep 2014
One of the advantages of preserving and archiving social data is that we ca....[16/9/2014]

Tavistock and Portman to use CareNotes

17 Sep 2014
Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust has signed a five-year contract with Advanced Health and Care to roll out its CareNotes electronic patient record from February next year.

OECD proposes major changes to corporate tax rules

16 Sep 2014
Major changes to Irish and international corporate tax rules have been proposed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

The New Old Age: On New Measurements of Aging

16 Sep 2014
Warren Sanderson, a professor of social and behavioral sciences at Stony Brook University, is working on ways to define aging other than the passing of years. “Everything is changing about 65-year-...

Making Babies Outside of the Womb Has Never Been So Easy

16 Sep 2014
A little more than forty years ago, one of the first attempts at in-vitro fertilization ended when the chairman of the OB-GYN department at New York's Columbia-Presbyterian hospital took the test...

Staff cuts may not result in savings - Varadkar

16 Sep 2014
Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said that reducing the number of staff in the Health Service Executive would not necessarily produce cash savings.

Suicide and the Young Physician

16 Sep 2014
Graduating from medical school and starting residency training should be one of the most exciting times in a physician’s career. Instead, for two newly-minted New York City doctors, who ended their...

Social Protection Committee to meet Minister on review of Department spending

16 Sep 2014
The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection tomorrow meets with the Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton TD for an update on spending in her Department so far in 2014.

'Local Action on Health Inequalities' - A Series of Reports published by The Institute of Health Equity

16 Sep 2014
A number of evidence review and briefings about practical, local actions to reduce health inequalities through action on the social determinants of health commissioned by Public Health England and...

Costs, lack of referrals hinder patient access to HCV services in Egypt

16 Sep 2014
NEW YORK — Egyptians with hepatitis C virus infection face many barriers, including a lack of referral and counseling services and financial constraints, in gaining access to services for the virus,...

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