· September, 2010

Stories about Health from September, 2010

Japan: Ancient medical woodblock prints

  6 September 2010

Pinktentacle published [en] some images of a health-themed woodblock prints collection that dates back to the 19th century. The series of 400 prints is maintained by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and “offers a unique look at Japanese medical knowledge in the late Edo and early Meiji periods.”

China: Tian Xi Deserves Happiness

  6 September 2010

23-year-old Tian Xi is an AIDS patient who was inflected with HIV in 1996 upon receiving a blood transmission in a hospital in Xincai county, Henan province.

Bermuda: 2010 Census

  2 September 2010

Response to the government's 2010 census has been poor, and it's no wonder, according to Vexed Bermoothes: “Simply put: many people do not trust our Government to have this much detail of their lives in one place.”

Cuba: The Mother's Experience

  1 September 2010

Isbel Diaz Torres, writing at Havana Times, says that “at the very moment the expecting mother enters the Cuban system of pregnancy attention, she ceases to be the principal figure in the management of her own problems, priorities and interests.”

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