New Year’s Celebration Should Not Ignore Personal Safety

New Year’s Celebration Should Not Ignore Personal SafetyIn the celebration spirit of the New Year, children should not let their safety and health suffer. Keeping in consideration so, the Department of Health (DoH) has warned children to be vigilant while using paper horns or torotot to welcome the year 2011 as they could be hazardous to them.

“Quit Smoking with Nicotine Patches” This New Year

“Quit Smoking with Nicotine Patches” This New YearAs a New Year gift, smokers will be provided free nicotine patches on the NHS so as to help them give up smoking and make a fresh start for 2011.

Authorities Need to Improve Co-ordination in Battling Swine Flu: Studies

 Studies Two reports, which were compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada and a Senate committee respectively have stated that the government could do a lot more in order to curb the spread of swine flu in the country. Researchers involved in both the studies had examined the H1N1 outbreak last year.

Cigarettes to be Costlier from the 1st of January

Cigarettes to be Costlier from the 1st of January The anti-smoking lobby is at it again, and the people who will be bearing the brunt are smokers as the government will increase taxes being levied on cigarettes from the 1st of January nest year. The increase will be around 10% and will follow suit next New Year’s as well.

Vitamin-D Deficiency on the Rise in New Zealand

Vitamin-D Deficiency on the Rise in New ZealandA study that was carried out at the University of Harvard has stated that around 900-kiwi children were suffering from a lack of vitamin D. It also reported that an insufficiency of this vital nutrient could lead to children suffering from respiratory illnesses.

Fiji Bans Foreign Language Labels on Food Items

Fiji Bans Foreign Language Labels on Food ItemsNew-fangled regulations are likely to be put into practice in the New Year to make sure that all foodstuff items brought into the country do not bear labels and commands in a foreign verbal communication.

Fiji is to put into force new set of laws from next year keeping out foreign language labels on food items.

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