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UK Health Newswire Archive

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Cadmium causes Cancer.

29-03-2007 13:42

Cadmium in its Elemental pure metal form.
Two articles on different sites related to Cadmium causing Cancer.

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Cambridge GM Crop Trial

28-03-2007 16:35

Public Meeting

7.30 pm Monday 2nd April
Emmanuel United Reform Church, Trumpington St.

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4th Anniversary of Depleted Uranium used in Iraq arriving in the UK

27-03-2007 18:32

Thursday 29th March 2007 is the 4th anniversary of the uranium aerosols from the 'shock and awe' bombing of Iraq, reaching the UK. Today David Wilson, Press Office for the Stop the War Coalition, published an article on DU, which follows.

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Anti-abortion organisation in High Street

27-03-2007 10:48

A crissie-front organisation posing as a pregnancy counselling service has premises in Oxford High Street and advertises on Fox FM as offering unbiased counselling.

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Compulsory Medical Admission Exam a Disaster

27-03-2007 10:10

I will try to bring to light some of the problems faced by medical applicants today. Apart from being expected to obatin amazing grades, we have to pay hundresds of pounds to do an IQ test that will decide our future.

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Fortnightly collection of rubbish an unmitigated disaster

26-03-2007 16:19

Across the country, fortnightly collection of rubbish has proved to be an unmitigated disaster.

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Tear gas: a chemical weapon that must be banned

25-03-2007 12:15

A 'must-read' report from Nobel Peace prize winning organisation Physicians for Social Responsibility

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Stop the Deportation of the Dagon family - We need your help

21-03-2007 09:55

On Friday 23 March 2007 yet another Kurdish Alevi family from Newcastle are due to be deported to Turkey against their will on flight BA676. Café Dagon has lived in England since 2000 and his wife Hatice and his children Aidin (18) and Aysun (15) joined him a year later in 2001.

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The big NHS database opt out>>

20-03-2007 15:30

OPT out:

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Chemical attack test for the Tube :

20-03-2007 14:52

The government is to carry out tests to see how toxic substances would spread if used by terrorists on the Tube.

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Video and photos from doctors march yesterday

18-03-2007 10:35

Video Marching
Short video and a couple of photos from the demonstration yesterday in London which had about 12,000 doctors and their supporters marching from the Royal College of Physicians next to Regents Park to the Royal College of Surgeons in Holborn.

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photos: junior doctors protest

17-03-2007 20:18

part of the 12,000 strong protest of junior doctors
12,000 junior doctors marched in london against reforms to their medical training today. the junior doctors feel their careers are being held back by a "badly-organised" online application system and too few specialist jobs to apply for which would lead to many not getting a job after years of training.

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London MMC demo pix (2)

17-03-2007 17:11

NHS and Hewitt: 0 Australia and New Zealand: 1000's
Second set of photos

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London MMC demo pix (1)

17-03-2007 17:02

Doctor for hire
First set of photos

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8000 unemployed doctors? 12000 marching

17-03-2007 15:08

12,000 or more doctors marched in protest against government-imposed reforms to medical training that have

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M&S’ shame

17-03-2007 12:49

Consumer giant Marks and Spencer leap to astonishing and shameful lengths to protect profits by hoarding, wasting and spoiling food.

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March tomorrow in London

16-03-2007 19:54

Tomorrow there is a march in London (and also in Glasgow) starting at 11am from the Royal College of Physicians. This is to protest against the farce that has been unfolding the past few months related to junior doctors' training which is likely to see between 8-15 thousand doctors unemployed come the beginning of August.

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Bhopal survivors risk starvation for justice

16-03-2007 10:54

Bhopal survivors stage a 'die-in' outside the Chief Minister's residence
Survivors of the world’s largest peacetime massacre – the 1984 Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, India, which killed over 20,000 people and maimed 120,000 more– are still battling for justice while, incredibly, being poisoned a second time by the same murderous factory. As you read this, six hunger strikers are heading into their third week without food and have already lost kilos in weight.

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say no to GMO!

15-03-2007 15:44

Published on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 by Reuters
GMO Corn Causes Liver, Kidney Problems in Rats: Study

Environmental group Greenpeace launched a fresh attack on genetically modified maize developed by U.S. biotech giant Monsanto, saying on Tuesday that rats fed on one version developed liver and kidney problems.

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Baby milk companies forced to stop illegal marketing practices

12-03-2007 15:21

UK authorities have warned baby food companies to stop making illegal claims on infant formula labels.
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