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India to Monitor Pregnancies to Check Girl Foeticide: Report

...port. India already encourages pregnant women to voluntarily register with community health workers so they can get health and nutrition advice and benefits, one official told AFP. "These things are not mandatory in a democracy," said a government child development official. "We have to educate people rather...

Self-harming Among Teens More Common Than Thought

...ools in the southern and mid-western United States voluntarily and anonymously participated in the study by completing a survey administered by the researchers. The survey asked the participants whether they purposefully engaged in 11 different NSSI behaviours in the past year, and if so, the frequency of occurr...

Lead Scare Causes Thomas to Derail

...ficials, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission voluntarily recalled 1.5 million "Thomas and Friends" wooden train toys made in China because it could be covered in a toxic, lead-based paint. The toys, wooden vehicles, buildings and other train-set parts for young children, manufactured between January 200...

Salmonella Scare Results in the Recall of Sesame Seed

...Les Aliments G. Dion. The Quebec based company has voluntarily recalled the product from the market. Salmonella contaminated food does not appear bad nor does it smell bad. But the consumption of such food article can cause salmonellosis, a food borne illness. salmonellosis may cause short-term symptoms that...

Non Smoking Workers Absorb the Carcinogen Immediately

..., employers could soon face a clear choice: either voluntarily ban smoking in their workplace or face an increasing wave of costly legal actions. When employers who allow smoking have scientists telling them that as soon as workers get on the job, theyre breathing in some of the most dangerous carcinogens aroun...

Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Mayfield Turtle Tracks Ice Cream

Mayfield Dairy Farms announced today that it is voluntarily recalling 1.75 quart cartons of Mayfield Turtle Tracks ice cream with a code date of 4/11/08 and a UPC code of 75243-20120. The recall was initiated because the affected product contains peanuts, which are not listed on the label. No other Mayfield ...

Drug Risks Must Be Balanced Against Benefits, Researchers

...here are a lot of activities that people engage in voluntarily that have associated with them risks comparable to medication risks," Cohen said. "People must be taking into account benefits for those activities." But perhaps the illustrations highlighted in this paper will help people make those decisions more...

Beef Firm in US Withdraws Its Products from Markets After E. Coli Outbreak.

... confirmed that PM Beef Holdings LLC of Windom had voluntarily withdrawn the spoilt meat supplied to distributors...ot connected. Workers at Lunds and Byerly's have voluntarily removed ground beef off the shelves at all their 21 retail outlets. The chain has appealed to all it...

Contact Lens Wearers Warned Against Using AMO Solution

...ent Friday saying the company was "immediately and voluntarily recalling" the contact lens solution. However, "There is no evidence to suggest that todays voluntary recall is related to a product contamination issue and this does not impact any of AMOs other contact lens care products, including our family of...

Diabetes Management in Schools Act Will Help Ensure Oklahoma Students With Diabetes Are Safe at School

...s while at school. Although this Edmond school did voluntarily agree to cooperate, many other children in Oklahoma have not had the same level of cooperation. "By passing this bill, our legislature has taken a major step to ensuring that children living with diabetes in Oklahoma will have every chance to be sa...

Environment Groups Appeal for Ban on Cleaning Chemicals

...anies including Procter & Gamble and Unilever have voluntarily stopped using them. Last year, Wal-Mart named nonylphenol ethoxylates as one of the chemicals; it is planning to phase out. But legal experts state that the EPA has limited authority to ban chemicals already in use when the toxics law came into for...

Fate of France's Cheeses in Doubt as Producers Cite Health Risks

...rst time ever in France that a cheese producer has voluntarily withdrawn from an AOC. Spokesmen for the companies said the reason for the unprecedented move is the impossibility of eliminating the health threat from bacteria in milk that has not been subjected to heating or "microfiltration." "This was an extr...

Flush Water Pipes to Reduce Lead Contamination Risk, Schools Told

...e considered acceptable. Of the 160 homes the city voluntarily tested, 7.5 per cent exceeded the recommended level, with all but one of the elevated readings in the teens. But those tests have also been criticized because they were done on household taps after they had run for about five minutes. One piece of ad...

E Coli Outbreak Forces Large-scale Recall of Beef Products

...ity based in Claysburg in Pennsylvania said it was voluntarily recalling 259,230 pounds of beef as a precaution. Besides supplying meat for the Hoss chain of restaurants, HFX also processes beef for other restaurants and wholesalers. About 4,900 pounds of the beef being recalled was distributed to retail stor...

Two More Pet Food Products Recalled in US

...iness to baked productsPet food manufacturers have voluntarily recalled more than 100 brands of dog and cat food across the nation since March 16 this year. Although many different types of pet food are affected by the recall, the recalled products represent only about one percent of the total pet food availab...

Kids Watch too Many TV Junk Food Commercials: Study

...he food, beverage, and entertainment industries to voluntarily develop and implement guidelines for advertising and marketing directed at children and youths. Source-IANS...

Ban on Trade of Human Organs in China

...ed for transplants only when the death inmates had voluntarily expressed their desire to donate their organs, or their families had given consent to such usage. The law is essentially passed to safeguard citizen's lawful rights. It also deals with transplant quality and makes that every transplant be cleared b...

Ibuprofen Risky for Heart Patients?

...coxib at some time. On September 30, 2004, Merck voluntarily withdrew rofecoxib from the market because of concerns about increased risk of heart attack and stroke associated with long-term, high-dosage use. Rofecoxib was one of the most widely used drugs ever to be withdrawn from the market. The study by F...

FDA Announces Voluntary Withdrawal of Pergolide Products

... which are used to treat Parkinson’s disease, will voluntarily remove// these drugs from the market because of th...ng with the manufacturers of pergolide products to voluntarily remove these drugs from the market,” said Douglas Throckmorton, M.D., deputy director of FDA’s Cente...

Milk from Cloned Cows is Not Welcome at the Nation's Biggest Milk Company

...ar's end. The government has asked producers to voluntarily keep clones away from the food supply until final approval is granted. Smaller companies such as Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream and Organic Valley previously have said they oppose milk from clones. Milk companies worry that concern over cloning could ...

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