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Format: 2014-10-23
Format: 2014-10-23

ED doctors concerned about Ebola

22 Oct 2014
Doctors working in Emergency Departments (EDs) have queried whether Ireland would be able to cope with an Ebola threat given the high rate of overcrowding in the country's hospitals. According to the...

O Neill opens new £1million indoor facility at Mid Ulster Sports Arena

22 Oct 2014
The health and wellbeing of the Mid-Ulster community will be vastly improved due to the support of the Rural Development Programme (RDP).

Delaying Puberty With the Help of the State

22 Oct 2014
Up until a few weeks ago, Cody, a 16-year-old living in a small community outside of Boise, Idaho, wore almost nothing but black. While the look may be a relatively common one, Cody had a deeper...

Have your say on future of Donaghadee town centre: Storey

22 Oct 2014
Social Development Minister Mervyn Storey MLA has called on local residents to have their say on the future development of Donaghadee town centre.

Have your say on future of Comber town centre: Storey

22 Oct 2014
Social Development Minister, Mervyn Storey MLA, has called on local residents to have their say on the future development of Comber town centre.

Inappropriate antimicrobial therapy linked to diagnostic errors

22 Oct 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Diagnostic errors often were the cause of inappropriate antimicrobial therapy among inpatients, but even among accurate diagnoses, there still is room for improvement in antimicrobial...

Have your say on future of Dromore town centre: Storey

22 Oct 2014
Social Development Minister, Mervyn Storey MLA, has called on local residents to have their say on the future development of Dromore town centre.

How Birth Season Affects Personality

22 Oct 2014
Horoscopes are perhaps the original guilty pleasure. For every culture throughout history that believed our fates hinge on our zodiac signs, there was a skeptic calling B.S. The Arab theologian Ibn...

Darwen scrap metal firm fined over lead poisoning

22 Oct 2014
A Darwen-based scrap metal firm has been fined for health and safety failings after workers suffered from lead poisoning.

Drug-induced liver injury 'common,' needs more awareness

22 Oct 2014
PHILADELPHIA — In this exclusive video interview, Mitchell L. Schiffman, MD, FACG, director of the Liver Institute of Virginia, Bon Secours Health System, Richmond, Va., discusses how to diagnose and...

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