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3 November 2009
Every million helps (2): SHOWING ALL the sensitivity of a large pair of hobnail boots, Royal Mail boss Adam Crozier pocketed nearly £1 million in pay and bonuses for 2008/09...
14 January 2009
Desperately ill patients are being denied expensive drugs that could treat their conditions. Local NHS trusts claim they don't have the money and that treating one person with a drug costing thousands...
7 January 2009
GSK (Glaxo Smith Klein) is adding to the growing ranks of the unemployed. GSK made over £6 billion last year but that is not enough, they want more, transferring high paid jobs here for cheap wages in...
25 November 2008
THE GOVERNMENT recently decided to let patients in England 'top-up' their NHS care with payments for private treatments not available on the NHS, writes Jackie Grunsell, Save Huddersfield NHS councillor.
14 June 2007
Stem cell research: Roy Farrar looks into these possibilities, and the controversies around them....
22 February 2007
AN OFFICE of Fair Trading (OFT) report says that the NHS is paying the pharmaceutical companies hundreds of millions of pounds too much for drugs...
11 January 2007
THE brutal murders of five young women in Ipswich shocked and touched people all over the country...
29 June 2006
A NEW report shows how global pharmaceutical giants use unscrupulous marketing techniques to influence doctors and persuade consumers that they are ill...
20 April 2006
The scandal of drug companies and the NHS: THE SERIOUS Fraud Office has just launched criminal proceedings against five drug companies, over the alleged price-fixing of drugs supplied to the NHS...
2 June 2005
12 March 2005
THE NATIONAL Health Service will be one of the big issues in this year's general election...
3 May 2003
THE MEDIA coverage of SARS has exaggerated its threat to health (so far 300 people worldwide have died compared to 30,000 influenza deaths each year in the US) and largely ignored the mass killer (and preventable) epidemics such as TB and malaria, writes Dave Carr.
12 July 2002
AS 15,000 delegates attend the International Aids Conference in Barcelona, the United Nations estimates that 68 million people could die of the Aids disease by 2020
7 June 2002
IN THE first in a series of articles on crime and related subjects, MIKE FORSTER looks at the question of drug abuse:
30 November 2001
WORLD AIDS Day (1 December) marks two decades since the first AIDS cases were reported. 22 million people have since died from AIDS-related illnesses. 36 million are estimated to be living with the HIV...
13 July 2001
PETER LILLEY and the right wing London Evening Standard and Telegraph, leading members of the Tories, more often seen as the party which locks people up, have called for the legalisation of cannabis, writes Jane James.
27 April 2001
DRUG COMPANIES, making medicines that could save millions of lives, recently brought a court action against the South African government, writes Jon Dale.
16 February 2001
THIS WEEK, two competing journals claimed they'd revealed the entire genetic code of a human, writes Roger Shrives.
1 December 2000
THE THEME of World Aids Day on 1 December is 'Men Make A Difference', which focuses on one aspect of the pandemic...
9 June 2000
From Blair's introduction of a drugs Tsar to the recent death toll linked to contaminated heroin in Glasgow and Dublin, drugs are rarely out of the headlines...
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