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WOMAN CLAIMS MAID HAS SKIN ALLERGY, INSISTS AGENCY IS RESPONSIBLE FOR IT

I have FDW now few months after three months she had some skin allergy and we found doctor has given her eczema medicine . We thought this is one time but then she had this problem continuously and condition is very unhygienic !

While asking agency they said nothing was visible so they not responsible !

We as a employer responsible because MOm guideline , but one of paper I found the test which recommended to carry when they arrive and its means that test of skin allergy not done ! To send her back arrange replacement and hassle all responsibility is of employer, whereas MOm classified this as chronic disease.

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LAW MINISTER SAYS MARIJUANA CANNOT BE A MEDICAL AID UNTIL IT CAN BE USED WITH NO SIDE EFFECTS

Marijuana’s medical uses are being researched. But the ways in which people use the drug is not scientific. It is not precise. Too much depends on how much you roll into a joint, or how much you puff. Until scientists can isolate the medical properties of marijuana, and administer it without the side effects of the drug, we cannot consider marijuana a medical aid.

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PREGNANT MOTHER TOLD TO FORK OUT $300 FOR "FREE" ZIKA TEST

To all future mothers out there who are worried about the Zika virus, you might have already read the article 'Free testing for pregnant women with Zika symptoms'. It was stated that pregnant women with Zika symptoms or partners with the virus are entitled to free testing at public healthcare institutions, announced the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday (Aug 30).

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FT DOCTOR FINED $2000 FOR WRONGLY ADMINISTERING CHEMO DRUGS

32 year-old Dr Garuna Murthee Kavitha administered a chemotherapy drug the wrong way, putting her patient at a serious risk of "severe neurological damage" after she injected the drug into the membrane of the spinal cord, instead of feeding it intravenously to the patient. For her lapses, she was fined $2,000 and censured by the Singapore Medical Council (SMC). Dr Kavitha was practicing as a Medical Officer with the Singapore General Hospital at the time of her lapse, and is still currently with the hospital. The SMC hearing was convened on 21st April this year, but was published today on the SMC website.

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