News tagged with toilet

UN declares World Toilet Day

The United Nations on Wednesday declared November 19 as World Toilet Day following a proposal by Singapore whose envoy said he did not care if jokes are made.

Jul 24, 2013
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Potty-training pitfalls and how to avoid them

(HealthDay)—Incorrectly toilet training children can lead to problems ranging from bed-wetting and daytime accidents to urinary tract infections, so it's important to get it right, an expert says.

Jun 21, 2013
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Single hospital rooms ensure a good death? Think again

Over recent decades, we have seen a growing tendency for including more single rooms in hospital ward design. Single rooms are often favoured by patients, are highly sought after and rarely empty.  Infection control guidelines ...

Aug 28, 2012
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Indian rail is world's largest 'open toilet': minister

A top Indian minister has proposed projects worth $130 million project to rid India of the scourge of open defecation and clean up a rail system he described as the world's "largest open toilet", reports said Friday.

Jul 27, 2012
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