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Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

... the total," said Han Miao, deputy director of the complaint centre. However the official assurances fall far short of satisfying Zhou Qin, a Beijing dissident and author of a 2006 book that revealed serious food safety problems in China. "During the Olympics, it will be difficult to keep Beijing's food sa...

Eleven People Hospitalized in South Africa After Anthrax Scare

...nspector Juanita Kilian said police had received a complaint from the post office in the district of Alberton, south of Johannesburg, about a "suspicious" envelope, she told public radio. "The envelope was filled with powder ... At this stage we cannot confirm that the contents were anthrax," said Kilian. ...

New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

...s that the report notes add weight to the family's complaint that Carroll's condition was not taken seriously enough. He waited more than an hour and a half to see a doctor, instead of the 30 minutes which his triage status called for. Triage is a process for sorting injured people into groups based on thei...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

... that the hospital's internal investigation of the complaint did not include interviewing the patient. Investigators also found no evidence that staff and security had been trained in patient's rights. And they said the nurse should have explored the patient's reasons for wanting to keep on his jeans before re...

Nigeria Files New Lawsuit Against Pfizer

...overnment lawyer Babatunde Irukera presented a new complaint to the high court alleging the tests conducted in ...c, but purely commercial in nature." Its earlier complaint accused Pfizer of administering the antibiotic without authorisation or parental consent among child...

The Doctor Parents of a 15 Year Old surgeon Arrested

...ish Vachhani told the media that based on a formal complaint from the Deputy Director of Health Services, the police registered a case against the three members of the family....

Teenage Birthrate Declining in US Both Abstinence and Awareness Called for to Maintain the Trend

... distribute the money. The opponents' most vocal complaint against federal funding is that there is no substantial, scientific evidence that abstinence-only education is making teens safer. Besides many Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPC) that receive huge funds turn out to be dangerous conduits of false and ...

NRI Threatens to Move US Congress for Justice in India

...ngal Medical Council's (WBMC) investigation into a complaint filed by him. A single-member judge of Dipankar Datta last month rejected Saha's writ petition against WBMC president Ashok Chowdhury and secretary D.K. Ghosh on the grounds that he was an NRI and a US citizen and so not entitled to get any "inform...

Kerala Health Minister Charged for Infant Deaths in a Hospital

...judicial magistrate here passed the judgement on a complaint by a person regarding infant deaths at the state-owned Sree Avittam Tirunal (SAT) Hospital. The deaths were due to infection the infants contracted in the labour room, according to blood tests conducted at the Medical College Hospital. The infect...

FDA Requests Recall of All Shelhigh Medical Devices

...ter." The company's deficiencies, described in a complaint filed with the U.S. District Court of New Jersey, may compromise the safety and effectiveness of the devices. Shelhigh's own records indicate a number of sterility test failures and that its testing and retesting procedures were not properly performe...

Court Seeks Explanation from Hospital for Childs Amputation

...s.40,000 on his son's treatment. Despite lodging a complaint against the concerned doctors, he said the police were yet to initiate any action....

'Cocaine' Turns 'Censored' and Remains 'energy Drink'

...mpany's agreement with his state Monday. "Our main complaint about Cocaine is its name and marketing strategy seeking to glorify illegal drug use and exploit the allure of marketing 'Speed in a Can,' as it called the product."...

Spinal Manipulation Beneficial for Neck Pain

...from massage therapy. Neck pain is a very common complaint approximately 15 percent of women and 10 percent of men are estimated to have chronic neck pain at any one time. According to a report issued by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 18 percent of chiropractic patients list neck pain as thei...

Chhattisgarh to Launch Polio Campaign for Laborers Kids

...aiming "the state has not registered even a single complaint of polio cases in the past four years." On Sunday, officials will pick up kids for immunization from fixed centers besides public places like railway stations and bus stands. On the last two days, they will make door-to-door visits to ensure that n...

Australia Agonising Over the Problem of Cocaine Use by Lawyers

...for drug use and assessed psychiatrically, but the complaint was thrown out as motivated. At the time the sol...ote another letter in which he said that if such a complaint had been made about a policeman, the policeman would have been drug tested. He claimed "(The bar) is...

Hospital Employee in Kolkata Arrested on Molestation Charge

...ioner of Police (South) Ajay Kumar told IANS. "A complaint was lodged by the woman's relatives after the inci... action if he is proved guilty. The details of the complaint made by the patient were such that I am ashamed to even read it. I will see to the end of it," said ...

Doctors Strike Paralysed Health Services in Bihar

... out with a neighbour Milan, 15. "I filed a police complaint about their abduction six days after they went missing because for a few days we thought they might have wandered off somewhere nearby," said Dinesh Prasad Singh, uncle of the abducted boys. Singh, a medical practitioner, urged the local unit of t...

UK Nurses Complain of Stress, One Quits After Screaming at Heart Attack Patient

...mfortable." Next day distressed Mark completed a complaint form and gave details of ward conditions. He said:...said she was going to retire in a few days and the complaint would affect her pension." It was in front of all the other patients...." Hospital chiefs gave Mark ...

Anorexia Patients Sue Dallas' Presbyterian Hospital

...ofit from the women's problems. According to the complaint filed today in Dallas state district court, each woman was a patient in Presbyterian's Eating Disorder Program. There, psychiatrist Dr. Urszula Kelley evaluated the women and ordered cardiac testing through a medical group specializing in pediatric c...

Residents Of Gas Patch In Colorado Suffering In Silence

...that way, she added. When field inspectors get a complaint about odors "they go out and see if they can smell or observe the same conditions." Sometimes inspectors can't identify the problem. "I do know some of the odor complaints, even if we get out quickly, the field folks don't always smell the same thing...

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