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Fear in US as drug shortages mount

Shortages of vital drugs, particularly cancer-fighting medication, have raised concerns in the United States, where regulators often have to race to try to find replacements.

Sep 04, 2011
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Workplace stress a growing health hazard

Job-related stress is catching up with the Canadians. A new study by Concordia University economists, published in BMC Public Health, has found that increased job stress causes workers to increasingly seek h ...

Aug 25, 2011
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Shorter hospital stay with person-centered healthcare

Healthcare that implements a person-centred approach not only make care more efficient, but also yields more satisfied patients. A study carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows ...

Nov 01, 2011
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Parents' views sought on childhood obesity risk

A new website has been launched to help raise awareness of work being done in the East Midlands region of the UK to tackle childhood obesity and to seek the views of parents and healthcare professionals.

Dec 05, 2011
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Could painkillers be causing your headaches?

(Medical Xpress)—People who regularly take medicines, such as aspirin, paracetamol and triptans could be causing themselves more pain than relief. New guidance out today (Wednesday 19 September) from the ...

Sep 19, 2012
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Saving the day

The kiss of life can literally be the difference between life or death for someone who has stopped breathing. If the patient's heart has stopped as well, circulation of oxygenated blood can be maintained by external chest ...

Nov 04, 2011
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