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Chinese Mayor Urges Residents to Stop Buying Cars

... cities has urged his 11 million residents to stop buying cars in a bid to ease worsening traffic and pollut...the English-language China Daily reported. "Stop buying cars," Xu Zongheng, the city's mayor was quoted as saying, adding that people were buying vehicles "...

Botox Offers Via Mail Order Enrages Plastic Surgeons

...etic Plastic Surgeons have warned the public about buying the non-surgical treatments, which include Botox, lip fillers, skin microdermabrasion and facial peels. Says Douglas McGeorge, BAAPS president: "I'm surprised that any cosmetic surgery company claiming to provide quality of care would choose to mark...

Online Counterfeit Pills Kills Woman

... coroner is warning the public about the danger of buying drugs over the Internet after the death of the woman. Toxicology reports now confirm the pills appear to have killed 57-year-old Marcia Bergeron. Preliminary lab tests detected a range of trace metals in pills found in Marcia Ann Bergeron's home on ...

War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry

...VA, which provides lifelong care for veterans, are buying more prosthetic products and services. For example, the VA said it spent $1.1 million last year on prosthetic devices and services, compared with about $529,000 in 2000. "The military expenditure on prosthetics is obviously booming, and it represe...

Prostitutes Fume as Norway Bids to Criminalise Sex Purchases

...elevant interest groups. The law will outlaw the buying of sex, but not the sale. Procuring, or "pimping",...it. "We want to send a clear message to men that buying sex is unacceptable. Men who do it are taking part in an international crime involving human beings ...

Village Panchayat in Tamil Nadu Bans Tobacco Consumption

...lage Panchayat. Almost all children and youth were buying cigarettes and gutka. These tobacco products are not good for them. Now, we have stopped selling cigarettes and chewing tobacco products," said Muthu, a grocery shop owner. Nagendran who was addicted to chewing tobacco products has bid adieu to Lad...

US Health Insurance Firms Suspend Sales, Promise to End Fraudulent Practices

...h- insurance agents tricked elderly customers into buying Medicare Advantage policies that they couldn't afford, cutting off access to their doctors. Agents also forged signatures, signed up the dead and enrolled mentally disabled people without consulting their guardians, state insurance official said. ...

New Book Gives Gruesome Account of India Girl Killings

...ns, an acute shortage of women has resulted in men buying brides and sharing them with their brothers. The book tells of Tripala Kumari, 18, whose husband killed her because she refused to have sex with his brothers. Instances came to light of male foetuses dumped in dustbins by doctors who aborted them t...

Teachers in Lucknow Protest Against New Book on Sex Education

...s are available in the market and the children are buying them. If July goes by, then the children will purchase all the books, they will not be able to return the books. We will continue with our agitation,' said R. P. Mishra, President of the Middle School Teachers Association, adding that they had pledge...

US Companies Cut Junk Food Ads on Kids' Shows

...usinesses: children have considerable influence in buying the snacks and cereals worth some 500 billion dollars a year. Under the BBB initiative the companies are setting their own collective standard for what is and is not allowed in advertisements, focusing on the nutritional content of the foods advert...

Annual Cancer Run Draws Huge Response in US

...st, she fretted over her family's future and began buying Christmas presents for her children to open in years to come. But about a year ago, she realized she was getting too serious and depressed when her middle daughter Kendall, 5, told her she missed her mom of old that night, McDonnell said she dragge...

China Cannot Be Blamed for Rising CO2 Emissions: Britain Official

...n said, "was being driven by consumers in the West buying Chinese goods." He noted that China's emissions per person were still well below those of rich nations. Adding to Ashton's comments, Greenpeace UK Director John Sauven said, "It is estimated that the average American still pollutes between five an...

Wine Packaging: Bag-in-box, Plastic Bottles, Cork Comeback?

... Guardian newspaper's campaign to save the lynx by buying wine with corks, thus helping save the cork forests where they live. That campaign is linked to a long argument in the wine world about using corks versus screw caps. Antonio Amorim, chairman of the world?s largest cork manufacturer, Corticeira Amo...

Wear Protective Sunglasses, Not Just for Style

...researchers suggested a simple quality test before buying sunglasses: hold them at arm's length and tilt them slightly. Focus on an object in the distance, move them up and down and see if there is any distortion, especially at the lens edges. If the lenses are of high quality, there should be no movement....

Slovenia Cracks Down on Smoking

...rliament, also set 18 as the minimum legal age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products, up from the current 15 years. Merchants will also be able to ask for ID to check the age of young tobacco buyers....

Health Tourists Put Spanish Service Under Strain

...e and more health "tourists" and foreign residents buying into the idea of retirement by the sea have been making increasing use of Spain's health facilities -- to the extent that they are now causing a headache for service providers. EU tourists here, comprising in their majority Britons, Germans and Belg...

Aspartame Probe Call Rejected by FDA

... now. People shouldn't panic, but they should stop buying beverages and foods containing aspartame," he advised....

Underage Youth Get Alcohol from Social Sources

... seems probable that most adults already know that buying alcohol for youth is illegal. However, he stressed, it is important that any intervention be part of a larger approach that addresses the multiple social and commercial sources of alcohol for youth....

New Study That Small Amount of Teenagers Drinks on a Regular Basis

...g that we have seen such a remarkable drop in kids buying their own alcohol. "But improved parameters of under-age sales now need to be coordinated by a culture change that will stop those children from wanting to buy alcohol in the first place and thats something were still not seeing." Nearly 30% of tho...

Tech Heads Go Gaga Waiting for Apple's IPhone

...pot in line. They arrived at 7 a.m. Tuesday set on buying an iPhone and selling it at auction to help buy medicine for needy children in Africa. "We're hoping to be the first in the world," said Johnny Vulkan, who rotates his spot in line with other group volunteers. "We had the idea over the weekend. We ...

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