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Format: 2014-09-23
Format: 2014-09-23

Children 'failed in early years'

22 Sep 2014
The future prospects of children in England are being hampered because society fails them in the early years, a leading health academic says.

Ebola death toll rises above 2,800

22 Sep 2014
The World Health Organisation has said the deadliest Ebola epidemic ever has now killed 2,811 in west Africa.

Govt urged to maintain prudent budgetary stance

22 Sep 2014
The Fiscal Advisory Council has urged the Government to stick to plans for tax rises and spending cuts in the Budget, despite an improving economic situation and stronger tax revenues.

Reilly stands behind Universal Health Insurance

22 Sep 2014
Minister for Children James Reilly has said he is absolutely convinced that Universal Health Insurance is the "right thing to do".

Fertility, Reproductive Health and Women's Empowerment | Seminar Series, Thursdays 12.30 - 14.00

22 Sep 2014
Michaelmas Term 2014 Seminar Series ‘FERTILITY, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT’ Thursdays – 12:30 – 14:00 Seminar Room, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, 66 Banbury Road,...

Skin cancer in men on the increase

22 Sep 2014
The number of men developing skin cancer in Ireland has jumped by over 21% since 2009, new figures indicate. The figures were released by VHI Healthcare to mark its sponsorship of Blue September - a...

Call for more school breakfast clubs

22 Sep 2014
No child should start the school day without a nutritious breakfast and an investment of just €1.8 million by the Government could ensure that the most vulnerable children in the country get a good...

MACI offers positive outcomes for treating osteochondral defects

22 Sep 2014
CHICAGO — Matrix-induced autologous implantation was shown to produce positive long-term outcomes in treating patients with osteochondral defects of the talus, according to data presented at the...

Europe Stocks Down on China Concerns

22 Sep 2014
European stocks fell, weighed by continuing concerns about slowing economic growth in China.

The New Health Care: Medicaid Gives the Poor a Reason to Say No Thanks

22 Sep 2014
Now that some programs are charging premiums, people may be discouraged from obtaining health insurance.

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