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8 local beaches closed to swimming

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Four Rhode Island beaches have been closed to swimming due to high bacteria counts, the Department of Health announced Thursday.

Goddard Memorial State Park Beach, Conimicut Point Beach and Oakland Beach, all in Warwick, are closed to swimming, as well as Warren Town Beach. 75 more words


Regrettable repercussions?

I’m sure Jeremy Hunt must have some admirable qualities.  If nothing else, his gift for concealing these qualities from the casual observer must be commended – though he may be taking his natural modesty just a little too far.   580 more words

Another fine NHS IT mess

By Tony Collins

Today the National Audit Office reports on the General Practice Extraction Service, an IT system that allows patient data to be extracted from all GP practices in England. 998 more words


State launches crisis line dedicated to suicide prevention

The Hawaii State Department of Health launched a new phone line Wednesday dedicated to suicide prevention and crisis intervention.

Since 2002, the department’s Adult Mental Health Division (AMHD) has operated a statewide ACCESS Line program that served two purposes. 266 more words


Improving access to green spaces!

Department of Health report on the benefits of increasing access to green spaces.


€39,380 in funding for healthcare-related and social care services in Louth

Four organisations across Co Louth are set to receive €39,380 in funding for healthcare-related and social care services under the latest round of National Lottery Grants from the Department of Health. 68 more words

Local News

Average wine drinker puts on half a stone of fat a year, says campaign group

The average wine drinker puts on half of stone of fat in a year due to the excess calories they consume, a new campaign will highlight.

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Diet And Fitness