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Smoking to be stubbed out on Thai beaches

Smoking to be stubbed out on Thai beaches

Smokers who flout a smoking ban on 20 of Thailand’s most famous tourist beaches will face a $3,000 fine or ...

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South Korea’s vaccination rates for children higher than U.S., Britain

South Korea’s vaccination rates for children higher than U.S., Britain

South Korea’s vaccination rates for hepatitis B and several other major diseases are higher than those of the United States, ...

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Lack of Iodized Salt Causes ‘Serious Public Health Problems’ in Cambodia

Lack of Iodized Salt Causes ‘Serious Public Health Problems’ in Cambodia

When Arnaud Laillou, a nutrition specialist with UNICEF, led a salt iodization study in 2014, he wanted to be sure ...

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Overwhelming majority of world’s population live in areas with dirty air

Overwhelming majority of world’s population live in areas with dirty air

GENEVA – More than 9 out of 10 people worldwide live in areas with excessive air pollution, contributing to problems ...

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US Issues travel Advisory to 11 SE Asian Nations

US Issues travel Advisory to 11 SE Asian Nations

US officials have advised pregnant women to delay travel to 11 South-East Asian countries because of the “uncertain risk of ...

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Cambodia: Funding the fight against tuberculosis

Cambodia: Funding the fight against tuberculosis

Soth Srey Touch’s sister died two months ago from a disease that antibiotics could have treated. Her sister was 43 ...

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Asia Has a Weight Problem

Asia Has a Weight Problem

Rates of obesity worldwide are continuing to rise and by 2025, 18 per cent of men and 21 per cent ...

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Nearly A Quarter Of Deaths Linked To Unhealthy Environment

Nearly A Quarter Of Deaths Linked To Unhealthy Environment

Nearly a quarter of all deaths worldwide in 2012 were caused by preventable environmental factors such as climate change, air, ...

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Welcome To Health Insurance 2.0

Welcome To Health Insurance 2.0

Growing up in Bombay, a doctor was always one call away for Suyog Mody. When he wasn’t feeling well, his ...

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ASEAN will Change Healthcare in the Region

ASEAN will Change Healthcare in the Region

As the integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community (AEC) fast-tracks intra-ASEAN trade, regulatory harmonization and ...

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