Alcoholics & Smoking Addicts Are Seen To Be Major Contributors In Sin Taxes For 2013

Speculations are rife that once the Philippine version of sin tax law is implemented there will be a decrease in the consumption of alcohol and tobacco in the country.

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Sin Tax Reform Law Serves To Protect The People From Ill Effects Of Smoking & Excessive Drinking

Secretary of Health Enrique T. Ona considers the passage of this landmark legislation a victory for the health of the Filipino people.

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People Of Working Age Are Equally Affected By Depression When They Live Alone – Study

People of working age who live alone increase their risk of depression by up to 80 percent compared with people living in families, says a Finnish study.

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Utilizing Zebra Microbes Capable Of Breaking Down Cellulose & Converting It To Biofuel

David Mullin, a Tulane microbiologist is collecting manure from giraffes and other exotic ruminants at Audubon Zoo, a few blocks from his laboratory.

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Increase Of New Cancer Cases In Less Than A Decade Noted

The number of new cancer cases has increased by 20 percent in less than ten years and now stands at 12 million annually, according to the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF).

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UK Guidelines On Alcohol Drinking Scrutinized By Members Of Parliament

UK guidelines on drinking which say men should not regularly drink more than four units of alcohol a day (equivalent to two pints of ordinary strength beer) while women should have no more than three (a large glass of wine).

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Eric Clapton Auctions His Guitars For Charity

In a charity auction in New York, UK guitarist Eric Clapton has sold more than 70 of his musical instruments and some of his personal belongings.

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Halal Food Had Carved A Major Niche in France

France is among the largest population of Muslims in Europe, and with the country’s ensuing discussion in terms of integrating them in the mainstream of French society, it could have a primary impact on the food culture as well.

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