News tagged with medical workers

Hundreds checked for rabies after transplant death

Public health agencies in five U.S. states are assessing the rabies risk for hundreds of people who may have had close contact with an infected organ donor and four transplant recipients, one of whom died, ...

Mar 17, 2013
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Madrid health center directors quit en masse

(AP)—More than 300 directors of some 140 health centers in Madrid resigned from their posts Tuesday to protest plans to partly privatize the region's public health service.

Jan 08, 2013
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Mozambique doctors strike over pay

Mozambican doctors launched a strike on Monday over pay and working conditions after talks broke down with the government, the country's doctors association said.

Jan 07, 2013
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Thousands protest Spain's health care austerity

(AP)—Thousands of Spanish medical workers and residents angered by budget cuts and plans to partly privatize the cherished national health service marched through some of Madrid's most famous squares on ...

Dec 09, 2012
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The technology of battling TB

Giri Prasad, a 33-year-old tailor who lives in Delhi, first noticed the pain below his ribs. He went to see a doctor, but when it didn't subside, he traveled to the hospital where he eventually learned he ...

Dec 04, 2012
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Workers counseled on back pain return to job sooner

(HealthDay) -- Workers on medical leave because of lower back pain are more likely to return to work if they receive reassurance and medical advice on how to stay active, according to a new study.

Aug 09, 2012
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