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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: 1044

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: 1808

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: 2233

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: 10259

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: 951

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: 1616

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: 875

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: 1311

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: 1062

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: 1486

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: 1446

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: 1293

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: 612

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: 1142

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: 3810

World Bank: Obesity Linked to High Food Prices

Food prices have dropped since peaking six months ago but remain near record levels, pushing the world's poorest people toward "undernutrition" and obesity, the World Bank said in a report.

Society » Health | March 30, 2013, Saturday // 15:16 | Viewed: 666

Bulgaria Puts in Operation Its 1st PET Scanner

Bulgaria now has new modern equipment, known as PET scanner, to be used for diagnosing and treating cancer patients.

Society » Health | March 30, 2013, Saturday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1081

Bulgaria's Varna Sees Worrying Surge in Suicides

At least 13 people have committed suicide in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna since the beginning of 2013, according to local media outlets.

Society » Health | March 26, 2013, Tuesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 947

Bulgarian Govt Seeks to Halt Suicide Wave

Bulgaria's Health Ministry has reiterated that it will launch a campaign for the prevention of suicides in the country.

Society » Health | March 22, 2013, Friday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1091

Lidiya Neycheva Appointed Bulgaria's Deputy Health Minister

Master of Pharmacy Lidiya Neycheva has been appointed Deputy Health Minister.

Society » Health | March 21, 2013, Thursday // 16:54 | Viewed: 784

Horsemeat Pops Up in 1 More Bulgarian Food Product

Lab tests have revealed that one more Bulgarian "beef" product contains a portion of horsemeat, according to the country's Food Safety Agency.

Society » Health | March 21, 2013, Thursday // 14:21 | Viewed: 910
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