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(AP)—The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that cities and counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries, a ruling likely to further diminish the state's once-extravagant network of storefront pot shops and fuel efforts ...
Health May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The death toll from the H7N9 bird flu virus has risen to 27, state media said Thursday after a man died in central China's Hunan Province.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
China's premier on Sunday urged authorities to be vigilant against a new strain of bird flu that has killed 23 people, while saying that efforts to tackle the virus have so far been effective.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A seven-year-old girl is Beijing's first human case of H7N9 bird flu, local authorities said on Saturday as China's outbreak of the disease spread to the capital.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Regulating alcohol outlet density, or the number of physical locations in which alcoholic beverages are available for purchase in a geographic area, is an effective strategy for reducing excessive alcohol consumption and ...
Health Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new strain of bird flu has claimed two more lives in China's business capital of Shanghai, taking the total number of human deaths attributed to the H7N9 virus to five, state media said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A man in the Chinese province of Zhejiang has died of the H7N9 strain of bird flu, state media said Wednesday, bringing the total deaths attributed to the virus to three since the first human cases.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The number of heroin and crack cocaine users in England has fallen below 300,000 for the first time.
Addiction Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nine out of ten teachers, police officers and social workers are regularly coming into contact with children they suspect are suffering from neglect yet as many as 40 per cent feel powerless to intervene, ...
Health Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A nine-year-old Mexican girl has given birth and authorities are looking for the presumed father, who is 17, officials said Wednesday.
Other Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—Chinese state media say 95 people have been hospitalized after a private clinic gave them injections suspected to be contaminated with hepatitis C.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Speed awareness courses have a "long term impact" on driving behaviour, reveals a new study carried out by academics at Aston Business School.
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
British and New Zealand playgrounds have a significantly smaller proportion of people smoking than other types of public outdoor areas, according to latest research from the University of Otago, Wellington.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A major new report on joint commissioning in health and social care has found the perceived benefits of collaborative working, such as efficiency savings and improvements to services, often lagged behind the reality.
Other Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Health inequalities between England's richest and poorest areas have widened in the ten years between 1999 and 2008. Researchers warn, in a study published today in BMJ, that over the next ten years, we may experience smalle ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0