In 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.
As 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.
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.
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.
A 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.
New-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.