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Bulgaria's Doctors to Join Protests on EU Doctors Action Day

Bulgarian doctors will stage a protest on May 15 against financial problems in the system, as part of the Action Day of European Doctors initiative.

Society » Health | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1137

EC Considers Introduction of 'Traffic Light' Food Labels

The European Commission has suggested the introduction of a uniform food labeling scheme, based on a three color classification.

Society » Health | March 28, 2014, Friday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1023

Nearly 80% of Bulgarians Never Exercise - Eurobarometer

A great part of 78% of Bulgarian citizens never exercise or play sport, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey on sport and physical activity.

Society » Health | March 26, 2014, Wednesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1895

7 Million People Die of Air Pollution Annually – WHO Report

One in eight of total global deaths is the result of air pollution exposure, according to the new World Health Organization report, released Tuesday.

Society » Health | March 25, 2014, Tuesday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1193

Bulgarians to Use EU Health Insurance Card in Serbia

Bulgarian citizens will be able to use the European Health Insurance Card on the territory of Serbia as of June 1, 2014.

Society » Health | March 25, 2014, Tuesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1337

Tuberculosis on the Drop in Bulgaria

The number of tuberculosis cases in Bulgaria has dropped by 15% in 2013 compared to the previous year.

Society » Health | March 24, 2014, Monday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1569

Heroin Use in Bulgaria on the Ebb

Drug use in Bulgaria is gradually increasing, according to data from the annual statistics of the National Focal Point on Drugs and Drug Addictions.

Society » Health | March 21, 2014, Friday // 13:15 | Viewed: 1706

Bulgarians Have a Sweet Tooth

Every other Bulgarian consumes way too much sugary products, shows an analysis of the National Public Health Center (NPHC).

Society » Health | March 17, 2014, Monday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1077

Bulgarian Student Wins US Award for Skin Cancer Research

The Bulgarian graduate student Nora Pencheva will receive a US award for cancer research.

Society » Health | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 13:40 | Viewed: 1792

Bulgaria's Smoking Ban Debate To Be Rekindled Again

The debate on the total smoking ban in Bulgaria would be rekindled again.

Society » Health | March 11, 2014, Tuesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1894

Bulgaria Ranks First in Unfortunate EU Health Statistics

Bulgaria ranks first in EU terms of stroke mortality rates, according to the Health Strategy 2014-2020.

Society » Health | March 6, 2014, Thursday // 12:09 | Viewed: 2108

Many Bulgarians Travel Over 50 km to See A Doctor

As many as 1.4 M Bulgarians have to travel distances more than 50 km to reach a hospital.

Society » Health | March 4, 2014, Tuesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 2013

Bulgaria and Greece To Set Up Transplantation Network

Bulgaria and Greece will set up a regional network for exchange of organs for transplantation.

Society » Health | February 25, 2014, Tuesday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1175

Half of Bulgaria's Medics Will Retire Within 10 Years

The shortage of medical professionals in Bulgaria will reach dramatic levels in the next 10 years.

Society » Health | February 24, 2014, Monday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1434

Bulgaria Launches Valentine's Day AIDS Campaign

Bulgarian Health Ministry is organizing a nation-wide informational anti-AIDS campaign on Valentine's Day.

Society » Health | February 14, 2014, Friday // 13:54 | Viewed: 1140

Some 2 M Bulgarians Do Not Pay for Health Care

Out of 7.282 million Bulgarian citizens, 2.034 million do not pay their health insurance, according to official data.

Society » Health | February 9, 2014, Sunday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgaria’s Health Ministry Considers Bringing Back Sanitary Aviation

According to a strategy of Bulgaria’s Health Ministry, helicopters can be used to transport patients to university hospitals and to emergency medical centers.

Society » Health | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1216

Dieticians Want Ban on Margarine Sales in Bulgaria

Dieticians want the sale of margarine in Bulgaria to be banned.

Society » Health | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 2071

Bulgarian MPs Once Again to Propose Lifting Full Smoking Ban

Several Bulgarian MPs of the ruling majority will put forward new amendments to the Healthcare Act, which would lift the full smoking ban in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 2022

World Marks Cancer Prevention Day

The 4th of February is the World Cancer Day - dedicated to raising awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, early detection, and treatment.

Society » Health | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1308

Bulgarian Healthcare in Dire Straits – Study

The overall health of Bulgarians and the situation with healthcare are worsening, according to a recent report.

Society » Health | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1618