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Cancer patients in poor countries needlessly denied pain relief: WHO

Cancer patients in poor countries needlessly denied pain relief: WHO

31/1/2019 7:36:00 PM

Cancer patients in poor countries needlessly denied pain relief : WHO

GENEVA: Cancer patients in developing nations are being denied basic pain relief , often because of excessive fears about opioid abuse, the World ...

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1.8 million people have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine: Health minister

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Jilin blasts caused by cancer sufferer: PoliceThe string of explosions that rocked the city of Changchun in China's north-eastern Jilin province on Friday afternoon was caused by a 56-year-old cancer sufferer who was 'pessimistic with life', according to the city's municipal public security bureau.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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7 in 10 youths unaware of cancer-causing chemicals in e-cigarettes: HPBSINGAPORE: More than seven in 10 youths are unaware that e-cigarettes contain nicotine and cancer-causing chemicals, according to a Health ... amanfirdaus Let them be. Just give 'em more. I'll be happy if they died sooner. nice try morons, the govt. only hates e-ciggs cos they cannot earn as much revenue as with traditional tobacco! They’ll be the same folks who might say, “My uncle smoked for 30 years & nothing happened to him.” 🤦‍♂️

'Pessimistic cancer sufferer' caused blasts in Changchun: PoliceBEIJING - The string of explosions that rocked the city of Changchun in China's north-eastern Jilin province on Friday afternoon (Jan 25) was caused by a 56-year-old cancer sufferer who was 'pessimistic with life', according to the city's municipal public security bureau.. Read more at straitstimes.com. Cancer causes huge amount of agony and bad feeling.

Exclusive: Sri Lanka halts imports of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder pending asbestos testsSri Lanka has halted imports of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder until the company proves its product is free from cancer-causing asbestos, two ...