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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: 10211

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: 1613

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: 871

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: 1442

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: 1284

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: 611

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: 1131

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: 3792

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: 1078

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: 779

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

Health Minister Launches 'Desperate Bulgarians' Campaign

Bulgaria's caretaker Health Minister, Prof Nikolay Petrov, has mobilized all health inspectorates in the country to search for and provide assistance to people who are in danger of committing suicide.

Society » Health | March 21, 2013, Thursday // 13:44 | Viewed: 811

Bulgarian ER Workers Call for Reintroduction of Emergency Number 150

Bulgarian emergency care workers have called for the reintroduction of the emergency phone number for medical services 150.

Society » Health | March 18, 2013, Monday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1081

2 Bulgarian Firms Fined over Mislabeled Horsemeat

Two Bulgarian food producers have been fined after lab tests revealed that their "beef" products contain horsemeat, local food safety authorities announced Wednesday.

Society » Health | March 13, 2013, Wednesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1184
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