Deputy health minister Vaughan Gething launches programme fighting heart diseases01/12/2015 20:49A new programme is being launched today to reduce the number of people in some of Wales’ most deprived communities from dying prematurely from heart disease and cancer. The Living Well Living Longer scheme aims to reduce the gap between those living there and in healthier areas. Heart disease and cancer share many factors, like poor diet, little exercise, smoking and excess alcohol intake...
MWI Veterinary Supply Inc. (MWIV) Has Jumped To A New High On Merger News01/12/2015 18:09 NEW YORK-US pharmaceutical distributor AmerisourceBergen announced Monday that it plans to acquire animal-health company MWI Veterinary Supply for $2.5 billion. The Associated Press is reporting that pharmaceutical distributor AmerisourceBergen announced this morning that it will pay $190 for each share of MWI stock, an approximately 8 percent premium...
Healthcare quality should not suffer in quest for more doctors: JP Nadda01/12/2015 17:11  Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda emphasised on the need to develop a framework for holistic healthcare and wellbeing, rather than merely sick-care. The Health Minister stated that the Tablets will help the ANMs in more efficient delivery of services to the urban areas, particularly the urban slums...
Dalhousie professors' complaint against dentistry students rejected by school01/12/2015 16:14 By Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press. That complaint is not eligible to be pursued under the Code, the school’s vice-provost of student affairs wrote in a letter posted in full by the student-run Dalhousie Gazette. The professors, Francoise Baylis, Jocelyn Downie, Brian Noble and Jacqueline Warwick, said their complaint was initiated one day before the Faculty of Dentistry started their actions on Dec...
Bird flu prompts emergency action01/12/2015 15:47 OLYMPIA, Wash. - Avian influenza has been found in a backyard poultry flock in southeast Washington after previously showing up in wild birds in the northwest part of the state, but there is no immediate public health concern, state officials said Friday. RICHLAND — A federal team of bird flu experts has been sent to Benton County to ensure proper disposal of two infected flocks and promote biosecurity measures to reduce risk of spreading the disease...