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  • 20 Aug 2014 21:42

    Patient discharge lounges in some hospitals help ease bed crunch problem

    The lounges help free up hospital beds as patients ready for discharge can be moved to a separate location. Such facilities are in place at the National University Hospital, Changi General Hospital, Singapore General Hospital, and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.

  • 20 Aug 2014 10:46

    Study links antibiotic to heart death risk

    Danish researchers reported a link on Wednesday (Aug 20) between a commonly-used antibiotic and a "significantly" higher risk of heart deaths, while observers urged caution in interpreting the results.

  • 19 Aug 2014 16:52

    Ebola kills 84 in three days: UN

    The Ebola virus has killed 84 people in just three days, bringing the global death toll to 1,229, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday (Aug 19).

  • 19 Aug 2014 07:50

    Love thy neighbour, it's good for the heart

    "Having good neighbours and feeling connected to others in the local community" could significantly reduce an individual's heart attack risk, says study.

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