Raise tobacco taxes to curb deaths: US expert

August 9th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Increasing taxes on tobacco can save up to a million lives, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Thomas R. Frieden said here ... Read more...

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Study: Smoking during pregnancy may cause heart problems in babies

March 8th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Babies born to women who smoked in the first trimester of their pregnancy may have as much as 70 percent increased risk of developing heart problems.Researchers ... Read more...

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US releases liquid Tamiflu for children

October 31st, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US has released liquid Tamiflu for children affected from Swine Flu. Swine flu is attacking so many children across the country, some of them even ... Read more...

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New York City Department of Health announces unscheduled news conference regarding Swine Flu

April 26th, 2009 - 1:29 am ICT by admin
New York, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – The New York City Health Department says it will be holding an unscheduled news conference later on Saturday, officials tell BNO News.The department sent out ... Read more...

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