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· March, 2012

Stories about Health from March, 2012

8 March 2012

China: Net Initiative to Help Occupational Lung Disease Sufferers

A netizen initiated charity project 'Love Save Pneumoconiosis', was launched in mid 2011, to help out sufferers of pneumoconiosis. This occupational lung disease, caused by inhalation of dust, particularly affects...

7 March 2012

Latin America: Victims of Faulty Breast Implants Take to the Internet

Many woman have come together on social media websites to air their opinions and share information about the problems associated with the PIP breast implants, including arranging for legal action....

5 March 2012

Venezuela: Rumours About President Chávez's Health Continue

In Venezuela the rumours are far more numerous than reliable information, especially those surrounding the president. Since his cancer diagnosis made some months ago, opinions and forecasts have not stopped.

Hong Kong: What Can Be Done to Stop Birth Tourism from China?

One of the major conflicts between Hong Kong and China stems from birth tourism. According to official statistics, 95,337 babies were born in Hong Kong in 2011 and as much...

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