Pollen Alert Over a Large Part of France: A Very High Allergic Risk

The arrival of the sun sign the return of pollen. For several days, the whole country has been hit hard by a large wave of pollen. Beware of allergies. The season of pollen allergies is launched! For several days , the National Aerobiological Surveillance Network (RNSA) has a particularly colourful pollen vigilance map . And with the arrival of good weather, especially in the West …

Lille: A New Surgical Robot at the CHU

Since February 12th, 2018, Lille University Hospital (Nord) has been equipped with a new ultra-precise surgical robot. The University Hospital Lille (Nord) opts for robotic surgery thanks to a new robot! It allows surgeons to do less and less invasive operations … State-of-the-art technology The Da Vinci X robot is helping medical teams at Lille University Hospital increase their expertise in minimally invasive …

Smoking: The Pack of Cigarettes will Increase by One Euro on 1st March

As part of its national health strategy, the government increases the price of smoking on the 1st March 2018.  Packet of cigarettes increase by one euro and rolling tobacco by two euros. As announced by the government, the price of a packet of cigarettes will experience a new increase.  It will increase by a euro on average and two euros for …

Salmonella at Lactalis: These Controls in Mayenne that Sow Trouble

Le Canard enchaîné, published this Wednesday 3rd January, highlights some disturbing elements in the case of infant baby milk contaminated with salmonella at Lactalis. The weekly reveals that the controllers of the Departmental Directorate of social cohesion and the protection of populations (DDCSPP) saw nothing during a routine inspection carried out in September in the factory …

Normandy: The Bronchiolitis Epidemic Arrives, Babies, First Victims

HEALTH: As every year, the epidemic of bronchiolitis strikes first. In Normandy, it peaked in mid-December 2017. All of France is affected Before the flu and gastroenteritis, the bronchiolitis . Increased sharply since the end of November 2017, the epidemic has reached its maximum phase around December 6, in  Normandy . According to the latest epidemiological bulletin of Public Health France , released December 13, the …

Salmonella: The UFC-Que Choisir will file a complaint against Lactalis

The consumer association UFC-Que Choisir announced Monday its intention to file a complaint against the Lactalis Group. 625 batches of baby milk produced by the food group are affected by a withdrawal from the market due to contamination with salmonella. After a father filed a complaint, it is the association of consumers UFC-Que Choisir announcement Monday …