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More than 750000 Kiwis exposed to potentially unsafe drinking water

More than 750000 Kiwis exposed to potentially unsafe drinking water

Other risks were quake damage, climate change, disused landfill sites - as many as 1000 - and deteriorating infrastructure, a recent example being collapsed asbestos cement pipes in Marton, affecting drinking water supplies. Attorney-General David Parker said the report made for sobering reading. "I am expecting the Ministry of Health to take the report's findings very seriously". Consulte Mais Informação

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Returning Nigerians express relief after 'hell' of Libya camps

Returning Nigerians express relief after 'hell' of Libya camps

They arrived at the Murtala Mohammed Airport Lagos, and were received by the Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri, officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) among others. The visits, made in partnership with the International Organisation for Migration, aim to identify detained Nigerians and issue them with emergency travel documents, he said on Monday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Type 2 diabetes remission a 'practical target for primary care'

Type 2 diabetes remission a 'practical target for primary care'

Between 2014 and 2016, GP practices across Scotland and Tyneside recruited 298 adults aged 20-65 years who had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the past six years. 'A major difference from other studies is that we advised a period of dietary weight loss with no increase in physical activity, but during the food reintroduction phase and beyond increased daily activity is important'. Consulte Mais Informação

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Louis ranked 2nd least safe city in America

Louis ranked 2nd least safe city in America

Orlando residents, do you agree with WalletHub's findings? WalletHub, a personal finance website, conducted a study that compared crime statistics in the 150 most-populated cities in the nation. The Natural-Disaster Risk dimension, which accounts for 30 points in the score, includes the risks of earthquakes, floods, hail, hurricanes, tornados, storm surges and wildfires. Consulte Mais Informação

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The Rates of Deaths Among People Hospitalized for Opioids Rising

The Rates of Deaths Among People Hospitalized for Opioids Rising

Before 2000, most opioid hospitalizations were for dependence and abuse. The researchers identified three possible causes for rising mortality rates among these patients: the increasing availability of highly potent synthetic opioids like fentanyl; the rising rates of heroin use, which have coincided with prescription opioid prices increases; and more instances of first responders treating less severe cases of opioid poisoning in the field, leaving the more severe cases to be treated in the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Graduate students would pay a price under GOP tax plan

Graduate students would pay a price under GOP tax plan

The Republican war raging against higher education (and education in general) is not unique to the party's politicians. In a study conducted by Gallup, Republicans are seen as more likely to distrust and dislike higher education due to their belief that universities are too liberal and political, forcing liberal agendas down the throats of students that are therefore not taught the correct material. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rice to hire Stanford OC Mike Bloomgren as next head coach

Rice to hire Stanford OC Mike Bloomgren as next head coach

Bloomgren will replace David Bailiff, fired November 27 after 11 seasons at the school. Bailiff, who spent 11 years at such a post, trudged to a 1-11 mark in 2017, the worst of his tenure with the Conference USA affiliate. Bloomgren, in his seventh season as an offensive assistant at Stanford, will replace David Bailiff, who was sacked November 27 after his 11th season with the program. Consulte Mais Informação

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