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· October, 2009

Stories about Health from October, 2009

16 October 2009

Israel: Can Tel Aviv Become a Biking Mecca?

Israel:Blog Action Day for the Environment

On Blog Action Day, October 15, Israeli bloggers were already looking ahead to October 24 when environmental organizations, activists, and bloggers too, are planning a day of climate change protest...

Global Health: Can Condoms Combat Climate Change?

As scientists and policymakers search for high-tech ways to fight climate change, a proposed low-tech solution is creating controversy -- contraception. A look at the debate as part of Blog...

15 October 2009

How the recession has affected motherhood

Conversations for a Better World

When the economies of world plummeted late last year, that “motherhood” would be a victim of the spiraling trend might not have been foremost in the minds of most. However,...

13 October 2009

Arab-American Blogger Leila Abu-Saba Mourned

Lebanese-American blogger Leila Abu-Saba has died after a long battle with cancer. Bloggers who have interacted with her over the years recall her merits and endless quest for peace.

11 October 2009

Hungary: Flu Vaccination

Oman: Bloggers Swine Flu Dance Off

As part of their on-going online and offline initiative to raise awareness about the H1N1 virus, Omani bloggers organized a new roadshow event in which sanitizers and information leaflets were...

Ukraine: Yushchenko's Alleged Poisoning Case

10 October 2009

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day: Amplifying Voices

With hot button issues such as swine flu dominating the headlines, it can be easy to overlook an equally vital, though less attention-grabbing, health issue: palliative care. World Hospice and...

Hungary: Swine Flu Prevention

8 October 2009

India: Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Oman: Swine Flu Campaign Update

The recent initiative taken by Omani bloggers to help raise awareness about the spreading swine flu in the country managed to attract media attention and raise money to help take...

7 October 2009

Cuba: H1N1 & Hygiene

China: Plenty of trash to burn

As landfills run out of space and NIMBY protests occur across China, the number of trash incineration plants has increased in step. With one such plant planned for a densely-populated...

6 October 2009

Mexico: Reactions to Drug Decriminalization Law

In the midst of the AH1N1 virus paranoia, the Mexican government approved the Ley de Narcomenudeo that decriminalizes drug consumption in small dosages. Now, 5 months later, many are wondering...