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HSE spends almost €7 million on private ambulances in eight months

Letterkenny University Hospital had the biggest at just over €1 million.  The HSE spent nearly €7 million on private ambulances in the first eight months of this year. This is a large increase on the €4.3 million spent in all of 2014. The National Ambulance Service responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day but often struggles to meet… Read More »

Woman who would eat cakes everyday loses 182lbs in 18 months thanks to self discipline and exercise 

Obese nurse who weighed 390lbs sheds HALF her body weight by overcoming her cake ‘addiction’ and hitting the gym – and now works out six times a week Vanessa Brennan, 36, from Las Vegas, went from 389lbs to 195lbs in 18 months Lost 194lbs in total, thanks going to the gym six times a week and a… Read More »

BREAKING: Thumbs-up on $74B BMS-Celgene deal ends months of activist outrage

Bristol-Myers Squibb CEO Giovanni Caforio was less than 10 minutes into a special shareholders meeting on the company’s proposed $ 74 billion acquisition of Celgene when a broker interrupted his attempt to wrap up voting on the deal. “Are you going to address the dissenting votes?” he asked. “My family has owned tremendous quantities of… Read More »

People's Pharmacy: Pharmacy error caused months of misery | Life – Greensboro News & Record

[unable to retrieve full-text content]People’s Pharmacy: Pharmacy error caused months of misery | Life  Greensboro News & Record Q: I had a prescription for levothyroxine filled in February and just now noticed that it was for 25 micrograms. It should have been 75 micrograms. "Pharmacy|Nutrition" – Google News

Baboons live for months after getting genetically modified pig hearts

Animal organs could help make up for a lack of human donorsBen Edwards/Getty By Chelsea Whyte GENETICALLY modified pig hearts have been successfully transplanted into baboons for the first time. The monkeys lived at least 90 days, suggesting the research could move onto human clinical trials. Eventually, the hope is that pig organs could help… Read More »