Health

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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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Oct 8 '14 19:16

Dutch ophthalmologists warn about the danger of powerful laser pens. In the past two years they saw 17 cases (mostly children) of irreparable eye damage caused by laser irritation.

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Oct 6 '14 16:09

"The drug price is mainly influenced by what the producer thinks he can ask for it. This means that you can ask exorbitant amounts for a medicine for a nasty disease. A form of blackmail."

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Oct 6 '14 09:28

A man who flew to the Netherlands from Sierra Leone rode on the train and a bus before arriving at a Dordrecht hospital, where he is being treated for symptoms of Ebola virus. Results of the tests to determine if he has the deadly virus will be released on Monday.

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Oct 3 '14 14:36

All Dutch hospitals received a letter from Minister Schippers calling for health care personnel to provide assistance in Ebola areas.

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Oct 3 '14 09:36

Fewer young people are drinking these days, but the amount of alcohol consumed by those who do drink is worrying. Dutch organization VeiligheidNL says that the number of young people admitted to hospital for alcohol poisoning has been consistently high over the last years, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

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Oct 2 '14 15:34

Health insure CZ announced yesterday that from January 1st they will no longer be doing business with a large number of practitioners of mental disorders.

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Oct 1 '14 15:52

Consumers have named the sugary children's drink Capri-Sun Multivitamin from Coca-Cola the most misleading product of 2014.

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Oct 1 '14 12:54

Many drugs are known to individually increase the risk of stomach bleeding. Now it has been demonstrated that a combination of drugs will increase the risk much more than expected. 

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Oct 1 '14 11:49

According to research by AMC in Amsterdam, one in six victims of a serious accident develop post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Hospitals don't pay attention to this, causing victims to go about untreated.

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