• No drug addict left behind 

    02/07/2011 05:00

    Drug addicts works as carpenters at a rehab center in northern Vietnam. Vietnam aims to reduce by around a third the number of drug addicts nationwide by 2010 and improve rehabilitation services, the government said in a statement...

  • TV junk-food ads boost kids' appetites: study 

    01/07/2011 05:00

    cooking ad.jpg /> A boy poses with a chicken burger at a fast food outlet in Taipei. Television ads for junk food really do make children hungry for those treats, especially if they watch a lot of television, according to a study....

  • Water chestnuts 

    01/07/2011 05:00

    In Oriental medicine, water chestnuts are used to cool the body, clear up sputum, and treat fever, dehydration, sore throat, bronchitis, and red eyes. True to its name, c ủ năn...

  • Local doctors plan to remove 80-kg tumor 

    29/06/2011 05:00

    Doctors from the HCMC Oncology Hospital examine Hai's tumor at his home in Dalat on June 24, 2011. A Ho Chi Minh City hospital said Monday at least three surgeries must be conducted to remove an 80-kilogram tumor on a Dalat...

  • HFMD toll rises to five in Quang Ngai 

    26/06/2011 05:00

    A 26-month-old boy died from hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in the central province of Quang Ngai on Saturday, bringing the province’s HFMD death toll to five. Pham Thien Trung of Tu Nghia District was...

  • UN praises Hai Phong methadone clinic 

    25/06/2011 05:00

    The United Nations praised the opening of the first methadone co-pay clinic in the northern city of Hai Phong, early this week. The clinic, which opened last Saturday, was created as part of the country’s...

  • Vietnam to destroy vegetables from Europe over E. coli threat 

    25/06/2011 05:00

    Cucumbers in Germany have been found to contain the lethal train of E. coli bacterium. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Thursday asked concerned agencies to destroy fresh fruit and vegetables brought by tourists...

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