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Drug-resistant forms of diseases such as tuberculosis are on the rise in China because of the overuse of antibiotics and urgent action is needed to reverse the problem, the Health Ministry and the World Health Organization warned Thursday.
Drug-resistant forms of diseases such as tuberculosis are on the rise in China because of the overuse of antibiotics, the Health Ministry and the World Health Organization warned Thursday, saying urgent action was needed to reverse the problem.
Chinese health authorities are renewing a push to ban smoking in indoor public places, adding more venues like hotels and restaurants as of May 1, though still excluding many workplaces.
Over two million people will contract a form of tuberculosis by 2015 that is difficult to treat, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Kim Clijsters is planning to avoid Japan over radiation fears since an earthquake and tsunami crippled a nuclear plant there.
China will ban smoking in more indoor public places like hotels and restaurants as of May 1, while excluding many workplaces.
Radiation-tainted spinach from Japan's damaged nuclear reactors may sound scary, but here's a reality check: Even if any made it to stores there, you'd have to be Popeye to eat enough to worry.
The World Health Organization says Japan needs to act quickly and ban food sales from areas around the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant if the food there is found to contain excessive levels of radiation.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan tried Monday to reassure the world that emergency crews are making progress to prevent a wider nuclear disaster in Japan, as U.N. health officials and the World Bank delivered more bad news for the battered nation.