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UK Health Newswire Archive

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US-based interests push enforced circumcision agenda

22-12-2006 11:30

In a concerted and well resourced media campaign, circumcision enthusiasts based in the United States have attempted to dupe us all into believing that male circumcision is a magic bullet for HIV prevention. Whatever your own view on circumcision, this campaign for enforced surgery crosses lines of ethics and consent that are fundamental for personal freedom.

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Australia Complicit in CIA Bali Bombings: Community

22-12-2006 02:10

Community blame the CIA
[There is] no doubt whatsoever of the CIA's involvement and the complicity of the Australian goverment and that view is shared by us and by our counterparts in Indonesia.

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BNP member arrested in Ipswich on suspicion of murder

20-12-2006 03:29

BNP member Steve Wright is identified as second person arrested in Suffolk of killing of five sex workers. The 48 year old fash was arrested in a dawn raid on his home in Ipswich's red light district, where he regularly took in prostitutes while his wife was at work.

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Organic needs defending, join the campaign

19-12-2006 12:08

One of London's most fashionable restaurants, used by film stars and members of the Royal family, has become the first in the country to be fined for falsely claiming that meat used in a number of its dishes was organically farmed.

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Opt-out of the national NHS database

18-12-2006 23:13

The NHS database promises to be the biggest of the states big brother databases, but of course those with money won't be one it since they use private doctors, it's for the rest of us... There is a campaign to encourage people to opt out, read on.

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NuLab Medical Records Database

17-12-2006 18:51

The Government's plan to upload our medical records to a centralized database is a thread to all our privacy.

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cell phone lies: an assault on the truth and public health

16-12-2006 00:40

A recent danish study seemed to give the all clear to cell phones, but it merely ignored the mountain of clear contrary evidence. The website: shows the extent of victims

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Verdict Due in THC4MS Trial

14-12-2006 23:27

Three providers of medicinal cannabis to MS sufferers are due to be judged tomorrow in Carlisle, where the jury will be asked to decide if they conspired to break the law or if, in fact they did their best to work within it. The common law defence of medical necessity in cannabis cases was removed after this alleged offence was committed and the changed law is being applied retrospectively. Hardly fair, is it?

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Dept of Health replies to camapign on New record system (Spine)

11-12-2006 22:07

Long letter to all those who sent in dissenting letters regarding the introducton of the centralised NHS Care Record System (starting in 2007) aka Spine.

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Fluoride Unsafe for Babies, say Dentists

11-12-2006 17:48


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Don't DIS- my Ability-Medical Cannabis

08-12-2006 20:54

Part One of Medical Cannabis Campaign. Exposing Drug apartheid discrimination (social segregation defined by differential and/or preferential treatment) when it comes to personal choice and the individual human rights thereof.

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John Reid on AI concerns over 'failed' refugees and benefits.

07-12-2006 12:32

Home Sec John Reid replies to an Amnesty Intl camapign letter regarding the removal of benefits from so-called failed asylum seekers.

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Whistleblower Tortured by New South Wales Government Medical Office

07-12-2006 09:38

Sydney public service dissidents have been fighting human rights abuses perpetrated at the government medical office for years. HealthQuest was allegedly cleaned up. but this year a worker who has made protected disclosures about HealthQuest in the past suffered reprisals when he was forced to attend HealthQuest for a fitness for part time work assessment. I copied this before the Medical Defence Association and government solicitors forced its removal from Sydney Indy.

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No Justice - video of deaths in custody march

06-12-2006 10:28

Every year for the last nine years, on the last saturday of October, there has been a gathering in London of the friends and family of those who have been killed while in the custody of the state and it's employees....

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AXA healthcare for sale on Ealing Broadway platform

04-12-2006 18:09

Before entering the District Lane platform at Ealing Broadway station at 4.30pm on Monday
4th December 2006 I was surprised to be confronted by an AXA healthcare sales person.
It seems incredibly inappropiate to sell healthcare on a station platform where someone is going to be in a hurry and liable to make a rushed decision with vulnerable people in particular at risk.

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Possible 14 years in prison for helping MS Sufferers

04-12-2006 10:54

THC4MS supplied cannabis chocolate to people with MS for a number of years, they didn't make a secret of what they were doing, even to the extent of having meetings with the local police. They were under the impression everything was OK 'till the boot came at the door.

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Birmingham's Contribution to Buy Nothing Day 2006

02-12-2006 00:58

A great success with protest Santas, FreeShop, repetitive beats, Guantanamo Bay Campaign, and Food Not Bombs coming together attracting and creating a vibrant street event.

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Feminist Health Gathering January 2007 Leeds

01-12-2006 14:18

Jan 19th - 21st

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Trident White Paper? Get yer lock-ons out!

30-11-2006 23:43

GP/BtB weapons inspection thingy (27/11/06)
The government will publish its white paper on the future of Britain's nuclear weapons on Monday 4 December 2006. Block the Builders are calling a mass blockade of AWE Aldermaston on 11 December.
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