Chatham health officials combat overdose deaths with life-saving training sessions – Windsor

Health officials in Chatham are teaching people how to save someone from a opiate overdose in an effort to curb drug-related deaths. The southwestern Ontario community has had a long run of drug problems with 48 people dying from overdoses in the past 12 years, according to Public Health Ontario. To combat the problem, the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit offered […]

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Faso, in town hall, talks transparency, health care, Trump

CLOSE Rep. John Faso speaks about the outreach efforts following Hurricane Harvey and answers a question on President Donald Trump’s mental fitness to serve. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit Buy Photo Faso answers questions after the town hall Thursday evening.(Photo: Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal)Buy Photo ESOPUS – On the issue of his transparency, Rep. John Faso, R-Kinderhook, defended his outreach […]

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Malaysian Health Ministry denies hospital delayed treatment of critically injured Singaporean over payment, SE Asia News & Top Stories

KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian Ministry of Health (MOH) has denied reports that a hospital threatened to deny treatment to a Singaporean man killed in a hit-and-run case in Johor Bahru if payment was not made first. Mr Justinian Tan, 25, was in JB with Mr Joshua De Rozario and four other friends from their primary school for a rare […]

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Bellarine Community Health backflips on move to axe overnight on-call nurses for palliative care clients – Geelong Advertiser

Geelong Advertiser Bellarine Community Health backflips on move to axe overnight on-call nurses for palliative care clientsGeelong AdvertiserOn Thursday the Geelong Advertiser revealed Bellarine Community Health (BCH) had advised palliative care clients they would no longer have on-call nurses between 4.30pm and 8am, instead relying on the Caritas Christi phone support service. BCH chief …

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Pheonix Newitt shooting: Alleged gunman enters no plea, will undergo mental health assessment

Posted September 01, 2017 16:41:02 Photo: Nathan Richard Campbell. (Facebook) A Tasmanian man charged over a shooting that critically injured an 11-year-old girl has appeared in court. Nathan Richard Campbell, 25, of Deloraine, did not enter a plea this afternoon in the Launceston Magistrates Court. He has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm and recklessly discharging a firearm, in […]

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