Medisch Contact

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Jun 6 '18 12:10

Nearly 30 percent of doctors, medical students and medical interns in the Netherlands have faced sexual harassment during their work, according to survey by Medisch Contact and Arts in Spe. The majority of them are women, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Aug 11 '15 12:25

Gastrointestinal and liver doctors are worried about the ever increasing waiting times for intestinal surgeries. Some patients have to wait up to 12 weeks for a surgery, which can put the patients' health at risk.

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Dec 10 '14 12:31

Parents often don't realize how dangerous it can be if their child swallows a button battery. There are an increasing number of cases of such a battery burning a whole in the esophagus. This can lead to permanent injury, and in one case even death.

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May 21 '14 09:25

Doctors are warning that children can become overweight and unhappy from extreme screen viewing. Outside school children should be spending no more than two hours behind a screen.

Feb 11 '14 07:40

In 2013, more people with a psychiatric disorder have received euthanasia, according to minister Edith Schippers.

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