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Drug errors cause appalling harm – Hunt

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt discusses deaths caused by drug errors Drug errors in England cause appalling levels of harm and deaths, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says, as data suggests mistakes are being made. GPs, pharmacists, hospitals and care homes may be making 237 million errors a year – the equivalent of one ...

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Rising number of EU nationals leaving UK

The figures also show that more British people are emigrating than are returning to live in the UK. Of those EU nationals arriving in the UK, fewer were coming for “work-related reasons”, in particular to “look for work”. ‘More students’ By contrast, immigration from countries outside the European Union is going up which means the UK population is continuing to ...

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Algorithmic zoning could be the answer to cheaper housing and more equitable cities

Zoning codes are a century old, and the lifeblood of all major U.S. cities (except arguably Houston), determining what can be built where and what activities can take place in a neighborhood. Yet as their complexity has risen, academics are increasingly exploring whether their rule-based systems for rationalizing urban space could be replaced with dynamic systems based on blockchains, machine ...

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‘Doctors Should Wash Their Hands’ Used To Be Controversial

Back in 19th-century Vienna, health official Ignaz Semmelweis came up with the insanely radical, outside-the-box suggestion that doctors should start washing their hands if they handled corpses before they assisted in births. See, nearly 20 percent of births aided by male doctors at the time ended with the baby, the mother, or both dying. In the face of such odds, ...

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This Swedish fitness trend combines running with picking up litter

Image: Getty Images Forget about Hygge, Lagom, and Ikea’s attempt to start a twin duvet revolution. There’s a new Scandinavian trend in town.  SEE ALSO: Ikea wants you to try a Swedish sleep trend that could save your relationship This trend encourages people to pick up litter while out running. So, it’s not just good for your health, it’s also ...

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