Health

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Oct 26 '14 14:42

A newborn baby was rescued from an underground garbage container overnight after someone walked by the bin and heard the girl crying. Paramedics, firefighters and police raced to the Fritz Conijnstraat in Amsterdam West at about 4:15 a.m. and found the days-old child upset, but in otherwise fair condition.

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Oct 24 '14 13:11

Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced after the EU summit in Brussels that the Netherlands will make a further 5 million euro available for the fight against Ebola.

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Oct 24 '14 10:59

Research by epidemiologist Lisanne Balk shows that the extent of brain damage in MS patients can be seen on their eye scans.

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Oct 24 '14 09:54

The Council of States concluded in an advice to the First Chamber that the elimination of the so-called free choice of doctor is not contrary to European law. It is the citizen's choice to limit the choice of doctor to care providers who have a contract with the selected insurance companies.

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Oct 23 '14 08:25

The Inspectorate Social Affairs and Employment (SZW) announced today that they will be doing an investigation into the working conditions at Ambulance Amsterdam.

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Oct 22 '14 12:22

The CSG Augustinus school in Groningen is closed all week after the discovery of asbestos in the school building.

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Oct 21 '14 10:17

On October 31st one hundred men, including Amsterdam councilors and other prominent Dutchmen, will shave their beards in a makeshift shaving salon on Frederiksplein for Movember.

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Oct 21 '14 09:04

According to a study into illegal organ trafficking by Eramsus MC in Rotterdam, organ trafficking also happens in the Netherlands.

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Oct 21 '14 08:16

On Tuesday the PVV proposed in the Second Chamber that asylum seekers from Ebola infected countries must first spend three weeks in quarantine before they come to the Netherlands.

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Oct 20 '14 12:20

Far fewer people registered during Donor Week than last year.

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Oct 20 '14 10:38

At Schiphol there is a growing fear of the deadly Ebola disease among pilots, cabin crew and ground staff.

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Oct 20 '14 09:02

The rules regulating companies that remove asbestos are insufficient.

Oct 20 '14 08:35

Heineken has sent their staff of a subsidiary in Sierra Leone home due to the Ebola epidemic.

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Oct 17 '14 15:55

Research from EenVandaag among 20 thousand people shows that 61 percent are in favor of setting up a system where people are automatically registered as organ donors.

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Oct 17 '14 10:42

Aid workers who want to go work in Ebola infected areas, can't get any additional insurance due to the high cost of repatriation.

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Oct 16 '14 12:46

According to professor of clinical psychology Ad Kerkhof, there are unnecessarily many suicides among patients who are being treated in a mental health institution.

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Oct 16 '14 12:02

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced on Thursday that thirteen Dutch doctors and nurses are ready to travel to West Africa to fight Ebola.

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Oct 16 '14 10:20

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is building an imitation Ebola clinic in an old factory building in Slotervaart. This will be used as a training center for new employees who will be sent to Ebola infected countries in West Africa

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Oct 14 '14 14:44

Four beds are available at the University Medical Center Utrecht for international aid workers who exhibit symptoms of Ebola, as was agreed in the European agreement.

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Oct 14 '14 14:30

A Member of Parliament will propose on Tuesday increased maternity leave for women expecting a multiple birth. CDA MP Pieter Heermabrug is scheduled to discuss the situation with Social Affairs Minister, and Deputy PM Lodewijk Asscher.

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Oct 14 '14 12:50

According to new calculations by the Cabinet, the mega cutbacks in healthcare will cost 30 thousand people their jobs.

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Oct 14 '14 11:22

Ambulance employees in Amsterdam are experiencing excessive workload due to poor management. Te equipment in the ambulances is outdated and the response times are getting longer.

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Oct 14 '14 10:33

When it comes to breast cancer on out of ten women who get a second opinion, get a different diagnosis.

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Oct 13 '14 11:57

Fireworks vendors will no longer sell “baby rocket”, small fireworks that are popular with children because they are cheap.

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