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Ban on Hookah Smoking Should Stay, Argue Doctors

Campaigners are trying to get hookah smoking exempted from Englands smoking ban for cultural reasons. Despite there being little research into the health effects , doctors writing in this weeks BMJ say the ban should stay in place. A hookah is a glass based waterpipe used for smoking. It is commonly u...

Cherie Blair's Boss Accuses Tony Blair for Proposed Smoking Ban

...awyer Cherie Blair, 52, thought his club should be exempted from new cigarette laws. Interviewed onj BBC Radio Five, West was quoted by The Sun a saying that Tony Blair was an a***hole for introducing the smoking ban. When Nicky Campbell, the show's host, said that there was no need for West to use such l...

Zambia Trying Hard to Tackle Crisis in Mental Health Care

...acised. Only the aged, who have memory lapses, are exempted from this social stigma. The presence of an extended family takes care of the older citizens suffering from dementia and depression for which treatment is given at home itself. Of course, the more serious cases are recommended to mental health centre...

Manmohan Singh to Meet UN Chief, Discuss Climate Change

...developed countries for emission cuts by 2012, has exempted developing countries, but bound them to opt for clean environment mechanisms. The Bush Administration is reportedly adamant that all key polluting countries, which includes China, India, Brazil, Mexico, and South Africa, all the members of outreach...

Tax Exemption on Health Insurance Premiums, Health is Wealth Indeed!

... be permitted to pay health premiums which will be exempted from tax. The proposal is an important governmen...insurance, as the money spent on insurance will be exempted from tax. The governor also encouraged health insurers to offer incentives to the insured to maint...

'Gender-Benders': Sports and Sex Determination

...0's was shielded from public scrutiny when she was exempted from a gender determining tests. Intersex and Olympic Games: Sex determination was carried out till the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and has been discontinued by the IOC, since 1999.The International Association of Athlete Federation (IAAF), had st...

Eden Medical Center makes major cuts in cost covered elective surgeries

...very (even C-sections) or psychiatric care will be exempted from this decision. However elective surgeries like hip and knee replacements will no more be provided by the hospital said a spokes person categorically. Apparently the Eden Medical Center is falling short by 5-6 million$ in its attempt to cover ...

After Smoking, Trans Fats Next on New York’s Hit Lis

...re found in some meats and dairy products are also exempted from these regulations. The Board of Health has yet to approve the proposal and will not do so until at least December, Frieden said. A few food companies have already moved to eliminate trans fats on their own. In August Wendy's had announc...

Many American senior citizens fall into the “Doughnut Hole”!

... people including all of the low-income people are exempted from the doughnut hole as their employers or the government pays to cover the gap.Seniors with incomes below 150 % of the federal poverty level ($14,700 singles; $19,800 couplesare eligible for subsidies from the Social Security Administration to bri...

Smoking Ban Draft Is Put For Consultation

...embers' clubs and pubs that don’t serve food to be exempted from the smoking ban. But now the MPs want a total ban. It is found that a full ban would cost £1.66bn to £1.67bn a year and the total benefits are worth £3.374bn to £3.78bn. Ian Willmore, from anti-smoking group Ash, appreciated the government’s ...

More Than Just Anger

...ts with 'generalised aggression or impulsivity' be exempted from being classified with IED, but this requirement has been dropped from the most recent edition, resulting in an increase in candidates. There is the difficulty of deciding the severity and frequency of the episodes that may qualify one for b...

Foreign Fresher Students Offered Scholarship By Fudan

...aduates. The winners of the scholarship would be exempted from the first-year tuition that could range from 23,000 yuan to 42,000 yuan each year for undergraduate students and 26,000 yuan to 54,000 yuan for postgraduates. In addition from September, Fudan plans to combine all of its incoming undergraduate...

US Not Ready To Face The Bird Flu Outbreak

... "There's no reason to believe that the US will be exempted from that," he said. --Edited IANS...

Hepatitis C Could Infect 800,000 Australians By 2020

... As a part of the new plan, patients would now be exempted from taking up a liver biopsy before treatment pegylated interferon can be initiated. A 45 to 90% of patients can have their hepatitis C infection eradicated if interferon therapy is instituted. Liver biopsy is associated with a small amount of risk ...

NHS To Pay More Attention To Its Finances

...atients. Seriously ill patients will however be exempted from the national tariff policy. The NHS will also be required to reduce the demand for highly expensive treatments in hospitals. Patients will also be trained in self-care with regard to chronic conditions like multiple sclerosis, diabetes, asthma, ...

Herbal remedies can have harmful interaction when taken with drugs for rheumatic arthritis

...heumatic arthritis. Most of these preparations are exempted from the government regulations that guide the conventional drug manufacturers leading to poor quality control. Often safety factor is also severely compromised with. When taken with conventional medication, these may have bad side effects on the he...

Antidepressants Harmful for Kids

...olescents. Regulators say Prozac is the only drug exempted from their list because studies have shown it to be effective in treating depression in children. The agency recommended against all other antidepressants including Paxil, Zoloft, Effexor, Celexa and Lexapro. The Food and Drug Administration is cur...

Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children

...n cricket matches where even cricket stadia aren’t exempted from fireworks. Last but not the least, private functions like marriages, birthdays and other occasions call for a climax with fire works!!!! Almost everyone likes them at least from a distance. But apart from the phenomenal cost that goes into fire...

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