Archives for October, 2010

Get weight loss tips for free in new book

October 26th, 2010
Get weight loss tips for free in new book

Finding information about diets can often be confusing and even conflicting, as different books and eating plans recommend diverse meals and exercise plans. But there is some advice that works no matter what method you are using to lose weight and now 101 of those top hints and tips have been collected together in a […]

Campaigning doctor changed abortion law in Canada

October 26th, 2010
Campaigning doctor changed abortion law in Canada

Holocaust survivor Dr Henry Morgentaler was one of those responsible for changing the draconian abortion laws in Canada, by challenging the status quo and even carrying out illegal procedures. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, women needing terminations had to look for doctors and clinics who were prepared to risk prosecution by carrying out the procedures […]

Important to choose the right plastic surgeon

October 26th, 2010
Important to choose the right plastic surgeon

As cosmetic procedures become more and more popular in the US, patients are being urged to choose their surgeon carefully, even for treatments that involve no invasive procedures. A recent survey in the US found that over 10 million cosmetic procedures were carried out in 2009, with just 15% of those involving surgical treatments. However, […]

Travellers warned over insurance

October 25th, 2010
Travellers warned over insurance

Travellers heading for a winter sun break in the Caribbean are being urged to make sure they purchase adequate travel insurance before the fly. Cuba has already introduced rules that only tourists with travel insurance will be allowed to enter the country, and there are concerns that other Caribbean nations could follow. Even if you […]

Brazil candidate accused over abortion

October 25th, 2010
Brazil candidate accused over abortion

The recent presidential campaign was finally sparked into life when Christian groups published claims that one of the leading candidates was planning on lifting the South American country’s ban on abortion. Dilma Rousseff, the Workers Party candidates, just failed to secure victory after the first round of voting and is now fighting an organised campaign […]

Australians struggle with abortion dilemma

October 25th, 2010
Australians struggle with abortion dilemma

Although 80,000 terminations are carried out in Australia every year, the procedure is still considered illegal in most states and can only be carried out very early in pregnancy with the approval of two doctors. This strange combination of illegality and acceptance has been brought into the spotlight recently, thanks to a case involving a […]

Stars Tweet About Their Dentist

October 22nd, 2010
Stars Tweet About Their Dentist

Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have fast become the major way of getting your message out. And the stars of the entertainment industry have not been slow to realise this. For example, two such stars – Britney Spears and Lea Michele – are making full use of Twitter to let me people […]

Halloween Not All Bad For Teeth

October 22nd, 2010
Halloween Not All Bad For Teeth

Providing parents follow a few simple rules, it’s been said that they need not worry too much about their children eating sweets given out as ‘treats’ during Halloween. That’s according to Dr. John Moore who is based in San Antonio, Texas. He suggests the following tips could prevent what he described as a mouth of […]

Medical Cover Warning For Expats

October 22nd, 2010
Medical Cover Warning For Expats

If you are a British citizen living abroad, then ensure you are covered with medical insurance. If not, you could be in for a rude awakening if you fall ill. That’s basically the view of British insurance companies. They recently held a meeting at the RAC Club in London. Delegates were informed that the cost […]

Weight Loss Drug Denied A License

October 21st, 2010
Weight Loss Drug Denied A License

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) refused a license for a latest weight-loss drug. The drug in question – Lorcaserin – was deemed not yet ready for approval. It seems the FDA has concerns about Lorcaserin’s effectiveness and its potential risk in increasing cancer in users. Apparently, there were higher than normal cases […]

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