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- £200m hospital bidder selected
High Wood Health, a consortium involving Laing O'Rourke, is named as preferred bidder to build a new £200m general hospital in Dumfries.
BBC News. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:20:55 GMT.
- Recipes for Health: Israeli Couscous, Eggplant and Tomato Gratin
An eggplant Parmesan of sorts on a bed of Israeli couscous is a good way to use the fresh tomato sauce you’ve made over the summer, though canned tomatoes will work, too.
By Martha Rose Shulman. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:05:35 GMT.
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- Increasingly, High-Deductible Health Plans Weigh Down Employees
Just as employers replaced pensions with retirement savings plans, more large companies appear to be making a similar cost-sharing shift with health plans.
By Tara Siegel Bernard. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:09:27 GMT.
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- Weight Watchers sessions on NHS
Scotland's largest health board announces that people who are severely obese will be referred to a commercial weight-loss company.
BBC News. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:07:20 GMT.
- Insufficient postage leads to bust of fake drugs
Austrian police have announced the breakup of an international gang dealing in phony health products and say insufficient postage provided the major lead.
Miami Herald. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:06 EDT.
- Ebola takes its toll on healthcare workers
A growing number of healthcare workers have been infected by the Ebola outbreak, which will affect healthcare services to more than 20 000 people.
Mail & Guardian. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:31:00 +0200.
- WHO: First Ebola Case in Senegal Is 'Top Priority Emergency'
The World Health Organization said it is treating as a "top priority emergency" Senegal’s first confirmed case of Ebola and has sent personnel to Dakar. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:10:56 -0400.
- Hamilton 18-year-old with rare aging disease has lived longer than most
Devin Scullion just turned 18 and has already survived two strokes and other health scares not normally associated with the young. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 07:05:00 EDT.
- The Health Claims Of E-Cigarettes Are Going Up In Smoke
The sales pitch of electronic cigarette manufacturers seemed too good to be true. Could nicotine addicts around the world really get their fix whilst dodging the health risks of puffing away on cancer sticks?
By Jasper Hamill. Forbes. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 01:14:00 GMT.
- Estonia to support fight against deadly ebola virus in Africa - The Baltic Times
Estonia will allocate 50,000 euros to support the spread of the deadly ebola virus in Africa,Postimees Online reports. The cash boost will go towards the World Health Organisation (WHO) in its ...
Baltic Times. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT.
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