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Addiction to Video Games was Officially Recognized as a Disease

Addiction to video games was officially recognized as a disease by the World Health Organization.

Society » Health | June 19, 2018, Tuesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 684

More than half of the Doctors in Bulgaria are over 55 Years Old

More than half of Bulgarian doctors are over 55 years of age and only one in four is under 45.

Society » Health | June 15, 2018, Friday // 14:30 | Viewed: 3874

Study: EU Test Undervalued Toxicity of Cigarettes

EUOBSERVER -  The test method currently used in the EU to determine levels of carbon monoxide, nicotine, and tar in cigarettes structurally underestimates the presence of those harmful substances, according to a Dutch study out this week.

Society » Health | June 15, 2018, Friday // 14:21 | Viewed: 2348

Outbreak of African Plague in Feral Pigs near the Border of Bulgaria

In connection with a new outbreak of African swine fever virus in feral pigs near the border of Bulgaria in Tulcea, Romania, the Executive Agency for Forests calls on Bulgarian hunters to strictly observe the preventive measures imposed to reduce the spre

Society » Health | June 13, 2018, Wednesday // 16:19 | Viewed: 2936

Used in Detergents and Toothpastes Substance Causes Cancer

Researchers claim that there is an "urgent need" to test triclosan, a common chemical in household products.

Society » Health | June 5, 2018, Tuesday // 13:31 | Viewed: 2138

World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco use has declined markedly since 2000, according to a new WHO report, but the reduction is insufficient to meet globally agreed targets aimed at protecting people from death and suffering from cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseases (NCD

Society » Health | May 31, 2018, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 2161

The Head of the NHIF has Resigned

National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) director Kamen Plochev has resigned, Capital reported, citing sources.

Society » Health | May 30, 2018, Wednesday // 14:02 | Viewed: 2111

The Bulgarian Government Approved the National Health Card

At today's meeting, the government is discussing and voting on the National Health Card, bTV announced.

Society » Health | May 29, 2018, Tuesday // 16:09 | Viewed: 2351

PM Borisov Visited the Renovated University Hospital "St. Georgi "

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov made an inspection of the renovated anesthesiology clinic and the clinic of neurology at the University Hospital "St.

Society » Health | May 28, 2018, Monday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1608

120 Children in Romania are in a Hospital with Symptoms of Food Poisoning

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities say at least two dozen children were taken to a hospital after they possibly were sickened by sandwiches served at their school.

Society » Health | May 22, 2018, Tuesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1732

About 30% of Bulgarians who have Suffered a Heart Attack Continue to Smoke

Around 30 percent of Bulgarians who have suffered a heart attack continue to smoke, which is extremely dangerous.

Society » Health | May 19, 2018, Saturday // 10:15 | Viewed: 3742

British Prisoners Renovated Wheelchairs for Sofia Hospital "Pirogov"

The National Association of Resource Teachers, with the support of the British foundations Physionet and Frontline Bulgaria, donated 16 wheelchairs to UMHALSM "NI Pirogov", the wheelchairs were renovated by British prisoners, Ani Ivanova from the associat

Society » Health | May 18, 2018, Friday // 16:54 | Viewed: 3361

Congo Announces 11 New Confirmed Ebola Cases

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congot (all times local):

Society » Health | May 18, 2018, Friday // 10:03 | Viewed: 2023

Over 145,000 Families in Bulgaria have Reproductive Problems

Over 145,000 families in Bulgaria have reproductive problems and about 50,000 are the births for 2017.

Society » Health | May 15, 2018, Tuesday // 16:56 | Viewed: 2121

Sadiq Khan to Ban Junk Food Advertising on London Transport to Tackle Child Obesity

Independent - Junk food advertising will be banned from London’s tube and bus network, under plans put forward by the city’s mayor that steal a march on Theresa May.

Society » Health | May 11, 2018, Friday // 16:10 | Viewed: 3391

Hundreds of People Ran Yesterday in the Boris' Garden for the Wings for Life Cause

Hundreds of people gathered on May 6th, in the Borisova's Garden Park, where they ran to symbolically support people with vertebral disabilities in the Wings For Life Run global campaign for a second in a row year.

Society » Health | May 7, 2018, Monday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1821

Bulgaria Ranks First in Incidence of Lung Diseases

Bulgaria is at the forefront of pulmonary disease incidence.

Society » Health | April 30, 2018, Monday // 16:43 | Viewed: 5421

There are only 32 Non-stop Pharmacies in Bulgaria

24-hour pharmacies in Bulgaria are just around 30, there are none in big regions like Vidin, Vratsa, Razgrad, Smolyan and Targovishte.

Society » Health | April 27, 2018, Friday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1930

Nearly a Million Bulgarians have Health Problems

About 16 percent of the working population in Bulgaria over 16 years of age (just over 6 million people), or nearly 960 thousand Bulgarians, had health problems and had a certain discomfort on their daily lives and their lifestyle, according to research d

Society » Health | April 20, 2018, Friday // 14:59 | Viewed: 5021

The Project for National Healthcare Card in Bulgaria is Ready

A total of 32,913 beds for active treatment are needed to meet the needs of the population for hospital medical care.

Society » Health | April 17, 2018, Tuesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 4203

"Exercise in Your Town" - Sports Initiative in Sofia This Saturday

On Saturday, the South Park in Sofia will become a sports arena.

Society » Health | April 10, 2018, Tuesday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1333
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