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The needle and the damage done

Needlestick injuries affect about 18,000 healthcare professionals every year, but with unreported cases, the figure may be more than 30,000.  It’s the kind of workplace injury that health professionals fear the most. If it wasn’t already a job where practitioners ...

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Swine flu cases rising in Australia

Experts say the swine flu is now on Australia's doorstep. It has arrived much later this winter, but experts say the swine flu is now on Australia’s doorstep. Transmission of the a(H1N1) virus has been elevated in New Zealand for ...

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