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Bulgarian Govt Backtracks on Lifting Full Smoking Ban

Bulgaria’s Socialist-led government appears to have backtracked on its intention to scrap the existing full smoking ban in enclosed public spaces.

Society » Health | July 9, 2013, Tuesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1910

Sofia Oncology Clinic Protests against 'Political' Reshuffles

Medical staff and employees of the Sofia Oncology Hospital are staging a protest rally for the second day in a row over the Health Ministry's decision to replace the clinic's Board of Directors.

Society » Health | July 2, 2013, Tuesday // 12:35 | Viewed: 973

UN Raises Alarm over Rapid Spread of Designer Drugs

While the use of traditional drugs is largely stable, demand is soaring for untested concoctions of psychoactive substances that threaten to be more dangerous, the United Nations drug and crime agency said.

Society » Health | June 27, 2013, Thursday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1306

Naked Mole-Rat May Help Humans Beat Cancer

A naked mole-rat, though far from pretty, may hold the key to defeating modern world’s plague – cancer.

Society » Health | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1175

50% of Bulgarians to Suffer from Allergies by 2033

Every third Bulgarian today has an allergy and in 20 years' time, half of the country's population is expected to suffer from allergies, according to Professor Vasil Dimitrov, National Allergy Consultant.

Society » Health | June 13, 2013, Thursday // 13:33 | Viewed: 996

Bulgaria with Electronic Blood Donation Registry Mid-2014

Bulgaria's National Information System for Transfusion Hematology will be launched by the middle of 2014, Prof Fani Martinova, Director of the National Center for Hematology and Transfusion, has announced.

Society » Health | June 13, 2013, Thursday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1076

Bulgarian Opposition Stays Firmly Behind Full Smoking Ban

Bulgarian center-right opposition party GERB has reiterated its support for the existing full smoking ban in enclosed public spaces in the country.

Society » Health | June 10, 2013, Monday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1111

Expert: Bulgaria Ranks 6 Globally by Alcohol Consumption

Bulgaria has been ranked sixth globally by alcoholic beverages consumption with 30 liters a year per capita.

Society » Health | June 8, 2013, Saturday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1922

Bulgarian Non-Smokers Stage Protest in Sofia

Non-smokers are staging a rally in Bulgaria's capital Sofia in protest against the proposed easing of the full ban on smoking in all enclosed public spaces.

Society » Health | June 8, 2013, Saturday // 11:56 | Viewed: 2303

Fervex Medicine Recalled over Contamination Concerns

The manufacturer of the cold and flu medicine Fervex, Bristol-Myers Squibb, has ordered the recall of a batch of the medicine from pharmacies all over the world amid contamination fears.

Society » Health | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 13:15 | Viewed: 10577

Bulgarian President Says No to Easing Full Smoking Ban

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has reiterated his firm stance against easing the existing full smoking ban in enclosed public spaces.

Society » Health | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 962

Online Anti-Smoking Petition Gains Steam in Bulgaria

Over 58 000 Bulgarians have joined an online petition in favor of keeping the existing full smoking ban in enclosed public spaces in the country.

Society » Health | June 3, 2013, Monday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1743

Anti-Smoking Rallies Loom as Bulgaria Marks World No Tobacco Day

Two protest rallies in favor of the existing full smoking ban in enclosed public spaces are to take place in Bulgaria as the country marks this year's World No-Tobacco Day on Friday.

Society » Health | May 31, 2013, Friday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1057

Bulgaria's New Health Min Refuses to Back Lifting of Full Smoking Ban

Bulgaria’s newly sworn-in Health Minister has refused to support the proposed “liberalization” of the existing full smoking ban in enclosed public spaces.

Society » Health | May 30, 2013, Thursday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1366

Bulgarian PM Hopeful Hints of Easing Smoking Ban

There is a will to reexamine the full smoking ban in public spaces, says Plamen Oresharski, the nomination for Prime Minister of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP.

Society » Health | May 27, 2013, Monday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1070

Tanya Andreeva Nominated for Bulgarian Health Minister in Socialist-led Govt

Tanya Andreeva, director of Sofia's Sheynovo Hospital for Obstetrics and Gynecology has been officially nominated for Health Minister in Bulgaria's next government.

Society » Health | May 26, 2013, Sunday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1544

Bulgaria Tough Place to Be a Mother, Index Shows

Bulgaria has been ranked the 43rd best place to be a mother - falling behind almost all European Union member states.

Society » Health | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1566

4 Children Suffer Food Poisoning in Bulgaria's Ruse

At total of four children were admitted to hospital in Bulgaria’s Danube city of Ruse after ordering food from a local restaurant.

Society » Health | April 18, 2013, Thursday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1395

Bulgarian Medics Celebrate Professional Day

Bulgarian doctors, nurses and other medical staff celebrate Sunday their professional day and World Health Day.

Society » Health | April 7, 2013, Sunday // 10:54 | Viewed: 623

Bulgaria Marks World Autism Awareness Day

Bulgaria marks Tuesday World Autism Awareness Day under the motto "Alone, but not lonely.

Society » Health | April 2, 2013, Tuesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1190

Bulgaria's Suicide Rate 'among Highest in Europe' - Experts

Bulgaria's suicide rate is among the highest in Europe, local experts alarmed on Monday.

Society » Health | April 1, 2013, Monday // 11:19 | Viewed: 4239
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