Smoking control in France cigarettes are only sold "wholesale""

Smoking control in France cigarettes are only sold France began the most aggressive in the history of country campaign aimed at combating Smoking, reports news website Ananova. In a country where smokes third of the residents - more than in any other country of Europe, will sharply increase the price of cigarettes. The first price increase has already occurred at the beginning of the current year, the second is scheduled for next Monday, and the third in January 2004. The average price of a pack of cigarettes will rise from EUR 3.9 to 5.4. Special attention of the government has been youth: currently smokes 50 percent of French people aged 15 to 24 years. First and foremost was banned the sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of 16 years. Читать полностью -->

End of Legionnaire's disease

End of Legionnaire's diseaseScientists have developed a new device, which in the future will help to prevent outbreaks of Legionnaire's disease. The unit is a particle counter and water, in the case of excessive pollution, it will make a sound, indicating that the water needs to be cleaned. In the apparatus for counting particles of water used laser. This development will help to prevent the ingress of contaminated water in air conditioning systems, which are often the cause of the spread of the disease. A leading specialist company Facility Monitoring Ltd Tim Russell, said: "the Idea of creating this device appeared 2 years ago, but especially intense we started to do it after the outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in Herfordshire that killed 2 people. Just suffered 26 patients.". Читать полностью -->

Invented watch for sunburn

Invented watch for sunburnInvented watch for sunburn The company APA Optics of Blaine (Minnesota, USA) has developed a watch SunUVWatch, spalnya to show not only the time You spend in the sun, but also the influence that the sun on You. For $89.95, You will receive a detector that measures malicious ultraviolet radiation. The data is displayed on the LCD screen graphic (icon sunlight) and numerically. What makes this device really useful is the calculation of the maximum time You can spend in the sun, after entering the information about your skin type (how quickly she tans) and protective factor used lotion. Call duration in one minute will remind You about the need to find shelter. Source:xterra and Madlena.Ru. Читать полностью -->

Court of Catalonia ordered the Spanish Ministry of health to pay for a sex-change operation

Court of Catalonia ordered the Spanish Ministry of health to pay for a sex-change operationThe Supreme court of Catalonia (northeast Spain) in his decree ordered the regional health service to pay for the 28-year-old man a sex-change operation. The court order States that "man has the right to sex-change operation, because this is the only way for him to achieve moral health, and to have a normal family and social life.". . . . . Читать полностью -->

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