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Australian Injured as Spain Begins Annual Bullrunning Festival

...e died in the event since 1911. On Saturday high attendance delayed the start of the run which normally begins at 8:00 am sharp for five minutes. Experts quoted by Spanish television said that it was not very fast either. Several bulls and runners slipped and fell on the cobblestoned street. The festival ...

Hospital Rapped For Failing To Combat Superbug Infections

...t for training staff in infection control and that attendance at training was not monitored, while clinical staff were confused about when to isolate people. Says Anna Walker, chief executive of the Healthcare Commission: "It is absolutely critical that the trust is able to say it is doing everything possible...

Lindsay Lohan Out of Her Rehab Stint

...to an intensive outpatient program, which includes attendance at daily AA meetings, outpatient therapy and daily testing, People quoted Sloane, as saying. Sloane also revealed that Lohan has decided to don an alcohol monitoring bracelet on her ankle to maintain her sobriety whenever she visits a place where b...

Australia Proposes Comprehensive Plans to Protect Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse

...attending school. "We're going to enforce school attendance by linking income support and family assistance payments to school attendance for all people living on Aboriginal land," he said. "We will be ensuring that meals are provided to ...

Should Doctors Go to Patients Funerals?

...the death. They acknowledge that regular funeral attendance will not fit all doctors. It may also be wise to avoid funerals when the family is unhappy with care, they say, but suggest that asking the family for their permission to attend might facilitate reconciliation. Primary care providers usually have...

World Wine Sales Brisk, but French Producers Hungover

...number in 2005, and 150 from Hong Kong, double the attendance in 2005. Other countries with a strong presence at Vinexpo this year included India, South Korea, Japan and Russia. "We have had great interest from Uruguay and Brazil, two markets we are focussing on," said Axel Vallet of Bordeaux wine wholesaler ...

Where Children Lead the Sanitation Drive

...ttisgarh have a unique feature. In addition to the attendance roster kept by the teachers, they also maintain a sanitation register for the students. This ingenious book keeps track of the children's personal hygiene habits - whether nails have been clipped, clothes are clean, hair is properly cut and combed...

Computerized Attendance to Check Late Coming Teachers

...asthan will be fitted with an electronic biometric attendance system to check late-coming teachers.// The mach...s the button on the machine, which will mark their attendance along with the time. Source-IANS/V...

Efforts Underway to Fight Alcoholism Among Tribals

... in the district, the highest in the state. "The attendance in schools also comes down especially during October to March when toddy tapping starts in certain regions of the district. Several students show up for classes drunk while others sneak off for a nip or two of toddy from the nearby palm groves," said...

Ray of Hope for Women on Motherhood Day

...released guidelines for antenatal care and skilled attendance at birth for ANMs and LHVs on National Safe Motherhood Day in 2005. "The policies are now more mother friendly and more progressive. In light of all these changes, we hope to bring down the number of maternal deaths to nil very soon," Gogoi said. ...

Religiosity May Be Instrumental In Preventing The Spread Of HIV-AIDS

...s have found that gay men report a similar rate of attendance at religious services as male heterosexuals, and a...ected by HIV/AIDS, also report high levels of both attendance at religious services and prayer. HCSUS survey respondents were given a choice among 46 denominati...

Emergency Department Strain As Ice Problems Grows

...ibuting to the impact are the high rates of repeat attendance and the largeproportion of patients with underlying psychiatric illness and a history of drug dependence. "With increasing availability and use of amphetamines, the burden on emergency services willcontinue to grow." About half of all patients ad...

Armed Forces Introduce Yoga, Counselling to Counter Stress

...ers" would ensure better man management and prompt attendance of grievances at the unit level, the minister added. Besides, all chief ministers had been requested to make the civil administration more responsive to the problems of soldiers and their families, while steps were being initiated to strengthen th...

A New Test Designed To Track Down Allergens

...ality of life and lead to significant loss of work attendance or schooldays.”The winter months represent a phase when some allergies run riot, he added. The KKR ENT, has launched an allergy clinic with the new testing facility. The new ‘Radio Allergo Sorbent Test’ (RAST) machine, tracks down the source allerg...

Diabetes mela draws Thousands

...in Delhi and adjoining areas, and therefore a huge attendance was expected on Sunday. The Delhi Diabetes Research Centre organized the mela which in addition to diabetes also focused on various health problems that were being faced by employees of information technology and call centre units. Several kinds o...

Skilled Obstetricians to avoid unnecessary Caesareans

...times appropriate, "many could be prevented by the attendance of a more skilled obstetrician". The facts from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists were mentioned in the study. Lack of labor progression is the reason given for 35% of Caesareans for single pregnancies of which 1/4th will develo...

NHS Bosses Want To Encourage Women To Take Up Pap Smears

...e is still exceeding its uptake target of 80%, but attendance has been falling in recent years. The programme is hugely effective, but we must not allow the idea to take hold in the public mind that cervical cancer has in any way been beaten," Warner said. She also said that pap smears were the main reason tha...

Strange Burial Practice Followed for People Affected by HIV/AIDS

...when a person dies of HIV/AIDS, we invariably find attendance of the locals in the cemeteries very less compared to a person who died of some other ailments," Sawmtea said. The influential church, a majority of the Christians in Mizoram are Presbyterians, says it would take up steps to prevent showing disrega...

Worksite Wellness Programs Plays a Vital Role in Improving the Health of the Staff

...ially higher for the six-week offering (66 percent attendance and 60 percent to 92 percent retention). Sourc: Eurekalert...

UNICEF Facts & Figures About Maternal Death In India On The Eve Of Mother’s Da

...ocused antenatal care, birth preparedness, skilled attendance at birth, post-partum and neonatal essential care within the first 24 hours and the first seven days and access to emergency obstetric care. Earlier this year, Prime Minister Mammohan Singh observed that MMR in India was higher than in Bangladesh....

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