Archive for September, 2011

Sunopta Announces Expansion Of Aseptic Beverage Processing And Packaging Capabilities To Meet Increased Demand

SunOpta Inc. (“SunOpta” or “the Company”), a leading global company focused on natural, organic and specialty foods and natural health products, today announced that it intends to further expand its vertically integrated non-dairy beverage processing and packaging capabilities with the expansion of the Company’s Modesto, California operations

Superbugs besiege NSW hospitals

HOSPITALS are struggling to hold back a wave of deadly infection-causing superbugs, new figures show.

Algeria president had health checks in France-report

ALGIERS, Sept 28 – Algeria’s 74-year-old president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, travelled to France earlier this month for a week-long medical check up and is now back in Algeria convalescing, a local newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Ghanaians asked to desist from giving alms to deaf and dumb beggars

Takoradi, Sept 27, GNA – Ghanaians have been asked to desist from giving alms and offers to deaf and dumb beggars, who operate in the streets of cities and towns in the country.

Path to Recovery II: Mental health agencies struggle to overcome obstacles

Second of three parts: The mental-health system has faced its fair share of challenges throughout the years, but funding and stigma still remain two of the most widespread concerns.

Grant will help kids get moving

The North Platte Telegraph Students in elementary and middle school will have a new incentive to walk more this fall.

Medvedev proposes Putin for president in 2012

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Saturday proposed Vladimir Putin as presidential candidate for 2012, almost certainly guaranteeing Putin’s return to office four years after he was legally forced to step aside.

Spencer Pharmacist Sentenced for Health Care Fraud

SIOUX CITY, Iowa A Spencer pharmacist who pleaded guilty to defrauding Medicaid and his own health insurance provider out of $200,000 has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison.

Swedish reporter still held in Eritrea

As the 10th anniversary of Dawit Isaak’s arrest in Asmara approaches, the Swedish-Eritrean journalist remains jailed without charge or trial, despite countless efforts to secure his release.

Hospital: Improvements target mortality, education

Memorial Hospital has made many improvements to address mortality rates and other areas, including patient satisfaction, hospital officials said recently.