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Health Secretary promises crackdown on hospital violence

Health Secretary promises crackdown on hospital violence

Kim Sunley, national officer for the Royal College of Nursing, said: "Nurses and health care workers understand their roles aren't risk-free but, to many, it still seems as if the threat of physical violence is a daily reality". "The extra funding for social care will offer more support to local authorities and the NHS". Mr Hancock added: 'We want to empower staff and give them greater confidence to report violence, knowing that they will see meaningful action from trusts and a consistent ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Teal Pumpkin Project aims to make Halloween less scary for allergy sufferers

Teal Pumpkin Project aims to make Halloween less scary for allergy sufferers

Kolaszewski is a big advocate of the nationally recognized " Teal Pumpkin Project ". The teal pumpkins are to alert children of places offering non-food treats. "Last year I think there was about 12 houses, and this year when I saw the map there was only three so I started promoting it", Kaytor said. "Often times kids may have different developmental delays, sensory processing issues, they may have food allergies, there's a lot of different things that kids may be struggling with at ... Consulte Mais Informação

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9th death reported at NJ pediatric center amid viral outbreak

9th death reported at NJ pediatric center amid viral outbreak

People associated with the outbreak became sick between September 26 and October 22, according to the New Jersey Department of Health. A staff member at the facility also became ill as part of the outbreak but has since recovered. Shereef Elnahal. The most recent outbreak of the illness at the facility, about 32 miles (50 km) northwest of New York City, was October 22. The health department was first notified of the outbreak on October 9, according to a statement from the agency. Consulte Mais Informação

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Here's Why Some Terminal Patients Feel Alienated by Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Here's Why Some Terminal Patients Feel Alienated by Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Registration begins at noon and the walk steps off at 2 p.m., rain or shine. The 2018 walk was made possible in part by the generous support of Avon, Chevrolet, Florida Hospital and Seacoast Bank. Gloria Kruzic has been involved in organizing the event for several years - seven or eight by her own recollection - for Days Creek's volleyball team. Consulte Mais Informação

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President Trump blames high cost of drugs on 'freeloading' countries

President Trump blames high cost of drugs on 'freeloading' countries

Department of Health and Human Services , which administers Medicare . HHS estimates the new pricing index- which the agency says would apply to 50 percent of the country - would save Medicare $17.2 billion over five years. Same company, same box, same pill, made in the same location, and you will go to some countries and it will be 20 percent [of the cost of drugs in the United States] because of what we pay and in some cases, much less than that. Consulte Mais Informação

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Seventh young death hits NJ med center

Seventh young death hits NJ med center

Kristine Poulos told WABC-TV that she had been notified of her daughter contracting adenovirus about five days before state health officials were alerted on October 9, and that she wondered why they couldn't have reported it sooner. The center referred questions to a spokesman, who said late Wednesday that he was preparing a statement. In the past 10 years, cases of severe illness and death from the type of infection found at Wanaque have been reported in the United States, but it's ... Consulte Mais Informação

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FDA approves fast-acting, single-dose oral medication to combat flu symptoms

FDA approves fast-acting, single-dose oral medication to combat flu symptoms

The new drug known as Xofluza attacks flu cells once a person is infected and prevents them from spreading. The flu typically kills about 12,000 to 56,000 Americans annually. Xofluza is the first new type of flu drug approved in two decades. While there are now "several FDA-approved antiviral drugs to treat flu", they're not a subsitute for the seasonal flu vaccine, Dr. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pistons improve to 4-0 with win over Cavaliers

Pistons improve to 4-0 with win over Cavaliers

Korver led the way with 21 for Cleveland, but Detroit had an answer for every Cavs scoring run in the second half. Fouled Out-Korver, Osman. Rebounds-Cleveland 30 (Nance Jr., Osman 6), Detroit 48 (Drummond 22). Nikola Jokic scored 24 points for the Nuggets, who were off to their best start since the 2009-10 season . The guards combined to score 22 of Portland's final 26 points to seal the win. Consulte Mais Informação

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Got Unused Prescription Meds? Saturday Is National Drug Take-Back Day

Got Unused Prescription Meds? Saturday Is National Drug Take-Back Day

From 10 a.m.to 2 p.m., Americans can bring excess pills - drugs that might otherwise find their way to abusers - to designated drop-off sites across the country. The service is free and anonymous. The National Take Back initiative offers a safe, easy way to dispose of any unwanted medications. Nationally, almost a million pounds of drugs were turned in to more than 5,800 locations. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tall people at greater risk of cancer, study says

Tall people at greater risk of cancer, study says

A person's risk of developing cancer increases by 10 percent for every 10 centimeters (4 inches) they are over the average height, the study said, because they have more cells which could mutate and lead to cancer . For men increased risk of thyroid cancer , skin, lymphoma, colon, kidney, biliary tract and Central nervous system. Being taller did not increase the risk of oesophageal, stomach, mouth or cervical cancer in women, while in men it did not increase stomach cancer risk. Consulte Mais Informação

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