There have been recent reports of flashy packaging that has led to teenagers getting tempted to use tobacco. With this news making rounds, New Zealand government has asked for plain packaging.
Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia said after the review over the showy packaging of tobacco appealing the young generation, this proposal was made.
A confrontation in response to the cuts in health services has spawned between federal government and Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.
Federal government in response said Newman is far behind cuts to health services. In the process, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service announced that 234 staff have been fired from their job.
There is already a shortage of health facilities in Australia and recently the nurses of West Australia have announced for an Industrial action. They are closing one in five beds and are looking forward for a similar action in public hospital wards also. Whether it is an emergency department or an operation theatre, they are playing a similar act for all the patients.
Antony Waterlow, a schizophrenia sufferer who stabbed his father Nick Waterlow and his sister Chloe Heuston to death, was never found too sick to be detained by the mental health system. Nick Waterlow, 68, and Chloe Heuston, 36, were killed by Antony at their home in Sydney in 2009.
After a long march through Caerphilly in a gathering of 100 people asking doctor-led A&E unit in £172 million hospital, which was opened 15 months ago, a Caerphilly councilor has asked for Minister Carwyn Jones to hold a referendum on "misguided" plans to refurbish hospital services in Wales.
A controversy that says school students must be provided morning-after pills has taken the shape of a debate among medical experts.
According to experts, the rising teenage pregnancy rates can be reduced if the pills are made available to students. For sexually active teenagers, this step would be of immense help.