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Laid-off Philadelphia refinery workers struggle with shrinking sector

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PHILADELPHIA/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Third-generation Philadelphia oil refinery worker Lee Murray wore his late father’s hard hat every day of the 25 years he spent there. Lee Murray, who worked for the PES refinery for 25 years, poses in front of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions plant refinery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., January 9, 2020. Picture Read More

‘Without it we will die’: Denied expensive medication for 3yrs, Russian family fights (and wins) against rare genetic disease

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Diagnosed with a genetic disease that slowly eats away vital organs, and brushed aside by health bureaucrats, a family in Nizhny Novgorod have fought to obtain a crucial but expensive drug – a battle they are now winning. As millions of children across Russia prepared to open their Christmas presents, 12-year-old Ivan Lobanov, a resident Read More

Google CEO eyes major opportunity in healthcare, says will protect privacy

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Sundar Pichai, Chief Executive Officer of Alphabet, gestures as he speaks during a session of the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet Inc and its Google subsidiary, said on Wednesday that healthcare offers the biggest potential Read More

New China virus: US announces first case

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Media playback is unsupported on your device The United States has confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus on its territory. The Centers for Disease Control said the virus, which originated in China, had been diagnosed in a US resident who arrived in Seattle from China. The virus, which spread from the Chinese city Read More

NHS faces huge clinical negligence legal fees bill

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The NHS in England faces paying out £4.3bn in legal fees to settle outstanding claims of clinical negligence, the BBC has learned through a Freedom of Information request. Each year the NHS receives more than 10,000 new claims for compensation. This figure includes all current unsettled claims and projected estimates of ones in the future. Read More

‘Adapting & mutating’: China confirms 9 deaths, 440 cases in coronavirus outbreak, vows close cooperation with WHO

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A pneumonia-like virus sweeping China has claimed its ninth victim and spread to a total of 440 confirmed patients, according to Chinese health officials, who said they would boost international cooperation to contain the illness. The virus seems to be adapting and mutating, according to the head of China’s Disease Control Center, Gao Fu, who Read More

Belgian labor authority launches court case against Deliveroo

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FILE PHOTO: A courier for food delivery service Deliveroo rides a bike in central Brussels, Belgium January 16, 2020. REUTERS/ Yves Herman BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgium’s labor authority launched the first stage of a court case against British food delivery group Deliveroo on Monday, challenging working conditions for the firm’s 3,500 riders in Brussels. The Read More

Nearly half of all British workers face money-related stress before payday

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Nearly half of all British workers face money-related stress before payday Navigation Menu RealWire Limited Delivering Relevance, Releasing Influence Press Release 46% of Britons suffer money-related stress in the week leading up to payday Credit cards, overdrafts and payday loans common fallbacks One in five would consider changing employer for flexibility in salary payment 46% of Britons Read More

U.S. to screen passengers for new China coronavirus at three airports

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(Reuters) – The United States will begin screening efforts at three U.S. airports to detect travelers from the central Chinese city of Wuhan who may have symptoms of a new respiratory virus that so far has killed two people and infected 45 more, public health officials said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: International travelers arrive at Read More

BridgeHead Software appoints new Senior Director of Sales EMEA

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Darrell Bailey joins to drive growth across the NHS, private healthcare, occupational health and elite sports markets ASHTEAD, UK – 16 January 2020 – Today, BridgeHead Software, a leader in healthcare data management, announces the appointment of Darrell Bailey as Senior Director of Sales, EMEA. Darrell will be responsible for managing sales activity across the Read More