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Patient deaths do not increase during doctor strikes

As doctors in England prepare for strike action next month, researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston, USA) show that, in high-income countries, "patients do not come to serious harm during ...

Nov 25, 2015
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Boys go camping, get shock of their lives

Eight-year-old twin boys, camping in a backyard tent, received penetrating blast injuries when a bolt of lightning struck a transformer near their tent, sending them to the emergency department for treatment. The extremely ...

Sep 19, 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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Nurses at dozens of Calif. hospitals strike

(AP) -- Nurses began picketing Thursday morning outside dozens of Northern and Central California hospitals as part of a one-day strike over benefit cuts and other concessions sought by hospital management.

Sep 22, 2011
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Nurses at dozens of Calif. hospitals set to strike

(AP) -- Tens of thousands of nurses at nearly three dozen hospitals in Northern and Central California are set to go on strike in a labor dispute that has hospital managers moving to call in replacement workers and reschedule ...

Sep 21, 2011
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