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Nurses warned about nail extensions

Nurses warned about nail extensions

Sep 03, – Nurses have been warned about wearing nail extensions and using nail polish after a poll suggested infection control was being put at risk by fashion-conscious NHS staff. Guidance states that fingernails should be short and free of varnish. But an online poll of nearly 500 student nurses found lapses were commonplace with […]

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Dozens killed in wave of car bombings in Baghdad

Dozens killed in wave of car bombings in Baghdad

Sep 03, – Dozens of people have been killed in a wave of bombings across Baghdad. The attacks hit predominantly Shiiite areas of the city, highlighting the sectarian struggle that continues to plague Iraq. At least 33 people were killed and more than 80 wounded during at least eight explosions in Baghdad Tuesday, police and […]

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New Diabetes Drug Seems Safe for Heart, Study Finds

New Diabetes Drug Seems Safe for Heart, Study Finds

Sep 02, – The new diabetes drug Onglyza has no effect, good or bad, on a patient’s risk for heart attacks, a new study finds. However, the researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston did find a surprising rise in hospitalizations for heart failure among those who took the medication compared to those who […]

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Eight South African teenage girls killed in bus crash

Eight South African teenage girls killed in bus crash

Sep 02, – President Jacob Zuma on Monday expressed a nation’s sadness after eight South African teenage girls died in a bus crash while returning from an annual reed dance which celebrates virginity. “We are shocked and saddened by this tragic and horrific loss of life in this manner following a successful cultural event that […]

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Nearly 90 Syria rebels killed in 48 hours

Nearly 90 Syria rebels killed in 48 hours

Sep 02, Beirut: Nearly 90 rebels were killed near the Syrian capital over the past 48 hours, a watchdog said Monday, as fighting raged ahead of possible foreign military action against the regime. At least 29 of those killed, among them non-Syrians, died in an army ambush Monday in Adra, northeast of Damascus, the Syrian […]

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Observers: Polio breaks out amid militant threats in Pakistan

Observers: Polio breaks out amid militant threats in Pakistan

Sep 02, PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Syed Wali desperately wants to immunize his three young children against polio but fears the Islamic militants who banned the vaccine from this remote area in northwest Pakistan will catch him if he tries to smuggle it in. “I can afford to bring the vaccine for my children, but what […]

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Health News: Insomniacs’ brains lose focus, scans suggest

Health News: Insomniacs’ brains lose focus, scans suggest

Sep 02, – Brain scans of people who say they have insomnia have shown differences in brain function compared with people who get a full night’s sleep. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, said the poor sleepers struggled to focus part of their brain in memory tests. Other experts said that the brain’s […]

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Arab League divided over Syria attack

Arab League divided over Syria attack

Sep 01, – Beirut/Washington/Cairo: Saudi Arabia and the Syrian opposition called on Arab states to support a Western attack on the regime of Bashar Al Assad at a special meeting of the Arab League to discuss the situation in the war-torn country. Saudi Arabia called on the world community to take all necessary steps to […]

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Venice- Lindsay Lohan Explains Festival Absence

Venice- Lindsay Lohan Explains Festival Absence

Sep 01, – “I would have enjoyed returning to that wonderful city … but my focus is on my health and well-being,” the actress stated. Lindsay Lohan didn’t appear at the Venice Film Festival on Friday to promote the Bret Easton Ellis thriller The Canyons, but the starlet explained her absence a day later.  Lindsay Lohan didn’t […]

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