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  1. elderly patient, hospital gown

    Commentary: Hospital gowns leave patients feeling vulnerable

    Wearing a hospital gown is often unnecessary and can be traumatic for some patients, observers points out.
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    Commentary: How should we regulate doctors and protect patients in a complex world?

    A slew of cases involving complaints against doctors has been brought to the Singapore Medical Council recently. Kumaralingam Amirthalingam ...
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    Republican plan to replace Obamacare: what's new in it?

    Supporters defend the new version as a more free-market, patient-centred system - and Republican leaders now say they have the votes to pass the ...
  4. Hospital staff dancing in Mumbai hospital

    India probes claims 'dancing doctors' spurned patients

    A video shot on a mobile phone and uploaded to YouTube shows around two dozen women dressed in saris happily dancing away to loud music in what ...
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    450 Vietnamese drug addicts escape rehab centre

    The detainees attacked guards, climbed walls, and broke down the main gate at the centre in the Vietnam's southern province of Ba Ria Vung on Apr 13.
  6. KK Women's and Children's Hospital

    Public healthcare institutions' resilience against terror under review: Health Ministry

    The review, expected to be completed in a few months, covers preventive security, contingency plans and the required competency of security ...
  7. singapore hospital patients

    MediShield Life coverage only applicable to patients admitted on or after Nov 1: Gan

    Those with existing MediShield coverage who were admitted before Nov 1, 2015 will continue to receive benefits under the old MediShield scheme.
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    MERS virus kills Qatari

    This is the first such case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome reported in Qatar since May 2015 when it claimed the life of a 73-year-old man.
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    Cambodia probes new village HIV outbreak

    HIV rates are high in impoverished Cambodia but the country has made significant gains against the virus in recent years.