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Sports Doctors too few for 2012 Olympics

Medics state that there are insufficient doctors specializing in sports medicine today to meet the level of demand of the 2012 Olympics// that is to be hosted by UK. ..Presently physicians are calling on primary care trusts to recruit one specialist each, for the treatment of treat sports injuries as well as to help tackle the rising problem of obesity. ..According to the Royal College of Physic...

Beijing Adequately Prepares for Potential Health Eventualities During Olympics

In preparation for the Olympics next year, Beijing has reserved many hospital beds for emergency use to save the day in the event of an infectious// outbreak. ....Beijing has planned to keep at least 6,350 beds and 144 hospitals ready by August 2008, to combat highly infectious diseases like bird flu and SARS. ....China has been putting its best foot forward to curb the spread of bird flu. As a...

Clearing the Air for 2008 Beijing Olympics

As a preparation for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and to provide the best for the athletes, the first step is to ensure they breathe good air//, and thus remain healthy. The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has been exploring this option with leading institutions, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the University of Tennessee, Tsinghua University, Peking Univ...

China Bans Smoking at Olympics

China will risk the wrath of the country's 350 million smokers today by declaring the site of the Beijing Olympics a smoke-free zone . ......"It will be applied in all Olympic venues and restaurants," The Telegraph quoted Zhang Jianshu, a city spokesman, as saying. ......A sign of the passions the issue can raise has already been seen at the stadiums for next year's games. ......Earlier this...

Double Amputee Finishes Last, but Still Looks Forward to Beijing Olympics

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius finished last on a rain-soaked track at the British Grand Prix race, held in Sheffield on Sunday night . .........He runs with carbon fibre blades attached to both legs below the knees. ... ...To add to his discomfiture, he was also disqualified for having run outside his No. 8 lane. ... ...He ran the 400 meters in 47.65 seconds, well off his personal best of 4...

China Launches Food Safety Checks in Run-up to Olympics

China is launching a food safety monitoring system next month at test events for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the official Xinhua news agency reported Friday. ......The system, to be launched on August 8, will monitor 10 categories including production, processing, sale and cooking, and daily reports will be issued. ......It will be implemented at sports events being held next month to test faci...
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