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Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

... of revelations, the Beijing government is working overtime to ensure that the 10,500 athletes and expected 550,000 foreign visitors to the Olympics are not scared off, or exposed to any safety risks. Beijing State Administration for Industry and Commerce, one of the departments that oversees the city's foo...

Workplace Stress Leads to Rising Suicide Rate in Japan

... more slowly, and Japanese workers often face long overtime hours with little or no compensation and must make long commutes to work....

Better Working Conditions for Nurses Might Decrease Patient Infections

... a lower incidence of infections. Higher levels of overtime hours were associated with increased rates of infection and skin ulcers. On average nurses worked overtime 5.6 percent of the time. These findings, reported in the June issue of Medical Care, one of the lead...

Fears Of Spread Of TB After Students Death

...s latent or active. Health officials are working overtime to notify individuals who might have had contact with the 19-year-old nurse. They are also responding to a lot of panic and paranoia in the community and have been inundated with phone calls....

Vanishing Honey Bees

...the missing bees. This has made the scientist work overtime to decipher the reason for this. Normal healthy adult bees abandon the hive, queen bee, food and the young. Many years ago it was seen that a mass exodus would leave the hive to be ransacked by honey bees from neighboring colonies. But in the new p...

Concerns About Working Overtime May Be Misplaced

...ed risk. Nor did employees working more “moderate” overtime (48-59 hours) face more risk, regardless of their ... demographic characteristics. Moreover, working overtime did not increase the risk of physical or mental health problems. Overtime was also unrelated to "pre...

Law Professor Finds Home Health Care Workers Have Few Legal Protections

...th care workers are also exempt from minimum wage, overtime and worker's compensation laws. As a result, she said most home health care workers are poor women, and they are disproportionately women of color who are single mothers. In addition, many workers are illegal immigrants who work off the books and g...

Escalation of Nursing industrial dispute

...s said staff shortages were forcing nurses to work overtime and they were "sick to death" of waiting for the G... worked to those levels and they have been working overtime and trying to do two roles for a long period of time but they've have enough. "The nurses are now s...

Canada: On Popular Demand, Tamiflu finds a Berth in the Directory of Patent Drugs

...-La Roche, a patent holder for Tamiflu, is working overtime to hoard the drug, needed to defend a potential influenza pandemic. Apparently, the company has not taken the Biolyse's bid too well. SAV...

Medicare Sends out Reimbursement Checks Erroneously

...mber of approaches we can take, including doing it overtime if necessary when it's not a trivial amount of money for the beneficiary." Beneficiaries from all over the U.S. were affected by the glitch according to him....

Dead Body on Hospital Bed for Four Days

... not the funds or the staff to bring someone in on overtime to cover.’ Although hospital bosses originally stated that they were not aware of any bodies being left following the instruction they confirmed yesterday that one body had been left overnight last week for eight hours. Following information pres...

UK Computer Grid In Bird Flu Fight

...K universities and research labs have been working overtime as they screened possible drug components that could be effective against the H5N1 virus. The computing Grid used in the UK was originally built to help particle physicists examine the huge amounts of data from their experiments. But it is now part...

Nearly 75 dead in India Due To Malaria and 300,000 sick

... to deaths. "Our health staffs are now working overtime in spreading awareness in rural areas," the minister said. He has advised people not be taken in by superstitious beliefs and resort to the treatments of quacks and tantriks, instead to rush to a qualified medical practitioner....

Malaria kills 75 in Assam

...er healthcare. "Our health workers are now working overtime in spreading awareness in rural areas not to be wooed by quacks or sorcerers, and instead approach a doctor or come to the hospital when someone is sick," Barman said. Last year at least 230 people succumbed to malaria. The northeastern states are ...

Death Toll from Malarial Epidemic Raises To 75

...r announced that the health staffs are now working overtime in spreading awareness in rural areas. The minister urged that people should be vary of quacks or sorcerers trying to influence them and instead approach a doctor or come to the hospital when someone is sick. In major parts of Assam and other north...

Assam’s Malaria Death Toll Rises To 75, More People Affecte

...theast states. "Our health workers are now working overtime in spreading awareness in rural areas not to be wooed by quacks or sorcerers, and instead approach a doctor or come to the hospital when someone is sick," Barman said. The northeast is known as "malaria zone" with the disease claiming an estimated ...

Malaria Epidemic Sweeps Northeast India

...r said that the doctors and paramedics are working overtime in all the vulnerable areas, and the trend is gradually declining....

Malaria Epidemic Claims 50 Lives In Assam

...iagnostic kits. Doctors and paramedics are working overtime in vulnerable areas," the minister said. Anti-malarial measures in Assam have been hit hard due to an acute shortage of paramedics and auxiliary nurses. "About 800 malaria surveillance workers need to be recruited and we had planned to fill up t...

Nursing A Threat : NHS Nurses May Stage A Royal Protest

...ek of an NHS’ nurse service. // NHS nurses work overtime on an avergae of 6.5 hours each week, for which they are not compensated, as it would cost the NHS £8 million a week. Chancellor Gordon Brown’s take on the NHS Pay Review 2006, recommends the pay award to be in line with the 2% inflation target. T...

Surgeons being paid triple the amount to cut waiting lists

...ive consultant. This money is being paid for the overtime they are working apart from their routine 40 hours/week. This has resulted in the consultants salary envelope to soar above the £100,000 mark. Inspite of all the new measures taken up by the government statistics reveal that there are still more th...

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