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UK Health Newswire Archive

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Water Bowser Locations Gloucestershire etc - 24th july

24-07-2007 11:50

latest bowser location list - bottle water distro points being set up too

locations being published here:

info on radio on:
104.7 FM and 1413 AM
95 FM Stroud and 95.8 FM in Cirencester

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Parliamentary campaign to enforce infant formula regulations

20-07-2007 13:18

Infant formula companies continue to push their products with health claims that don't comply with UK legislation. The Government has said Trading Standards offices have been encouraged to enforce the legislation, but so far nothing much seems to be happening. So a campaign has been launched in Parliament. Ask you MP to sign the Early Day Motion.

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NHS and screening sicko

19-07-2007 09:55

We all know the NHS is under attack and has been for years as the capitalists fight over the huge pie of health care spending. Not content with the fortunes being made by the pharmaceutical monopolies that supply the drugs to the NHS at hiked up prices, they want to privatise the lot so that they can squeeze people at every turn. With the help of the UK government, the NHS is slowly being dismantled and sold off bit by bit through Private Finance Initiatives and contracting out various services. Might we eventually end up with the same system they have in the USA?

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sicko news from rampART social center

18-07-2007 21:22

The following news is taken from this weeks newsletter from the rampART social center in East London. [15 Rampart Street, London E1 2LA (near Whitechapel, off Commercial Rd)]. To get regular news join the mailing list via

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Iraqi children suffer psychological damage

18-07-2007 15:11

UNICEF is increasingly concerned that the number of vulnerable children in Iraq has outstripped the country’s capacity to care for them.

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The brain drain

18-07-2007 11:56

Our world order appears to have been designed to foster the egoism, individualism and dehumanization of humanity...

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A612 Burton Joyce Motorists protest Burton Road Bus Plug

18-07-2007 07:00

On 17th July at 6.30pm, 150 motorists gathered on the A612 to protest that the building of the new A612 bypass had taken away their short cut creating a bus plug along Burton Road near Carlton Le Willows School. This article argues the bus plug provides a vital green lung with other benefits

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Canadian Doctors Exposed!!!

17-07-2007 14:46

Alert On Ontario MD's!
Hospitals are on constant watch for organs, and are known to provoke fatal outcomes in cases where they are likely to obtain body parts.

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Council rigs questionnaire on fortnightly waste collection

16-07-2007 15:58

It was known the Rotten Borough of Rushmoor could not be trusted on the recent trial of fortnightly waste collection, and so it has proved to be.

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Town centre demolition hits more problems

16-07-2007 15:39

Following numerous dangerous incidents putting public and workers at risk, the demolition of Farnborough town centre appears to have ground to a halt.

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Bush, health and education

16-07-2007 12:38

I will not refer to Bush's health and education, but to that of his neighbors. It was not an improvised declaration. The AP agency tells us what his opening words were: "Tenemos corazones grandes en este país" (We have big hearts in this country); he said this in Spanish in front of 250 representatives of private and religious groups, foundations and NGOs who had come to Washington with all expenses paid by his government...

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Defend A&E Saturday rally

12-07-2007 10:46

Plans to close central middx. A&E?

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Michael Moore on live interview tells CNN to stop lying

10-07-2007 18:23

Moore may not be your chosen watch and the whole personality cult is a bit tiring too, but I think it is still worthy to watch this CNN program where M.Moore is interviewed about his film Sicko and he ignores the journalist's questions and start to ask about media corruption,lies and corporation control as well as Iraq...he does put things straight and call a spade a might get a bit of satisfaction from it if nothing else...

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Alimta approved by NICE for asbestos cancer mesothelioma

08-07-2007 23:34

The Forum of Asbestos Victim Support Groups welcomes the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Final Appraisal Determination which has today approved the use of Alimta to treat the terminal asbestos cancer, mesothelioma.

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Lyme Survey and Cases

07-07-2007 13:58

Please participate in lyme survey

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Health Service Cuts

06-07-2007 13:27

Health care team providing specialist support to people living in the community with mental health issues and learning difficulties is being axed.

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Mental Hill Bill

06-07-2007 13:24

The debate in the House of Lords earlier this week on the highly contested Mental Hill Bill lacked vital information from the CRE, but ended with a call for a legal challenge to be mounted, on account of the Bill’s failure to meet the legal requirements of Race Relations laws.

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Poll shows Nestlé is “widely boycotted” says company executive

06-07-2007 11:04

Nestlé is one of the world's most boycotted companies. It has always denied the strength of support for the boycott - until now.

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The German State Wants To Abandon A Political Prisoner To Death!

04-07-2007 12:41

Mustafa Atalay was sent to prison, 26 days after a complicated heart operation and he’s been held in solitary confinement since then. Even the prison doctor doesn’t want to accept responsibility for him.

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Arrested! anti-GM protest pics

01-07-2007 22:32

who says the young arn't interested in politics
Sunday July 1st. Anti-GM campaigns take protest direct to test site in Girton near Cambridge. One protester is arrested scaling the fence erected to protect the GM potato crop and another is arrested later on for alleged criminal damage.
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