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Critics urge WHO to reverse 'wrong' choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy
Reuters Health News : October 21, 2017, 3:57 am
GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organisation (WHO) should overturn its decision to appoint of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, global health leaders said on Saturday, describing the move as unjustifiable and wrong.
Choice of Mugabe as goodwill WHO envoy shocks, baffles
Reuters Health News : October 21, 2017, 1:39 am
GENEVA (Reuters) - The appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador of the World Health Organization (WHO) has been denounced by human rights groups.
With time, shoe inserts may help ease plantar heel pain
Reuters Health News : October 20, 2017, 11:58 am
(Reuters Health) - It could take a little time for orthotic shoe inserts to help relieve plantar heel pain, but the prefabricated versions sold in drugstores may work just as well as more expensive custom alternatives, a recent study suggests.
Pharmacist's 'deadly' choices sparked U.S. meningitis outbreak: prosecutors
Reuters Health News : October 20, 2017, 11:23 am
BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor told jurors on Friday that a Massachusetts pharmacist gambled with patients' lives by making drugs in unsafe ways that led to a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, but a defense lawyer said he was no murderer.
Follow-up care for acute kidney injury may be lacking
Reuters Health News : October 20, 2017, 10:52 am
(Reuters Health) - Kidney specialists recommend follow-up care for most patients who have experienced acute kidney injury, but only a minority of patients have been getting that care, according to a Canadian study.