Health

Sweden gets cheeky in safe sex toilet campaign

Swedish health care authorities are warning young travellers this summer against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) by posting cheeky messages on airport toilet seats, a project leader said on Tuesday.

Jun 09, 2015
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Toothbrush contamination in communal bathrooms

Data confirms that there is transmission of fecal coliforms in communal bathrooms at Quinnipiac University and that toothbrushes can serve as a vector for transmission of potentially pathogenic organisms. This research is ...

Jun 02, 2015
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Teen smoking dropped after minimum sales age rose

A new study co-authored by Stephen Buka, professor and chair of epidemiology at Brown University, reports that the Massachusetts town of Needham successfully reduced teen smoking when it raised the minimum sales age for cigarettes ...

Jun 15, 2015
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Seniors don't bounce back fast from car crashes

Many seniors injured in motor vehicle crashes remain in pain for months afterwards, which negatively affects their quality of life, including the ability to live independently. The results of a study of older auto accident ...

Jun 19, 2015
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