A Carcinogenic Substance found in Nestlé Baby Biscuits 1

A Carcinogenic Substance found in Nestlé Baby Biscuits

HEALTH: Acrylamide, a carcinogen, was found at a level above the European standards in the Nestlé brand baby biscuits sold in France, and at levels close to this threshold in two other products, according to the foundation Changing Markets. According to an independent analysis of 25 cookies for children in infancy marketed in France, acrylamide, […]

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A four year old girl dies of Tuberculosis in Brittany

Brittany: A 4 year old Girl Dies of Tuberculosis

A screening campaign was launched in the school … A girl of 4 years old has died of tuberculosis at the end of last week at the South Hospital of Rennes, reports Ouest-France . A native of Vilde-Guingalan town near Dinan (Côtes d’Armor), the child was hospitalized after being infected with the tuberculosis bacillus and […]

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The vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus and polio (DTP), the only ones to be mandatory in France, must be available without combination with other vaccines.

The Three Mandatory Vaccines Should be Available Individually

The vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus and polio (DTP), the only ones to be mandatory in France, must be available without combination with other vaccines, said Wednesday the State Council. This request had collected more than a million signatories to a petition. The Council of State, the highest administrative court in France,  “ordered the Minister of […]

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Several brands of cigarettes will be banned in France

Marlboro Gold, Vogue, Cafe Cream … Several Brands of Cigarettes will be Banned in France

TOBACCO: The purpose of this measure is to further reduce the number of smokers in France, especially the younger … Their names, too positive, encourage smoking … The government continues its fight against smoking by banning the sale several known brands of cigarettes as too attractive or incentives, reveals Europe 1 . This new measure […]

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A study concludes that 2.8 million French drink polluted water

2.8 Million French Drink Polluted Water

Almost all the French can safe to drink tap water, but 2.8 million people have access only to polluted water in particular by pesticides, nitrates or lead, said Thursday a study of UFC-Que Choisir. “The overall conclusion is very reassuring” , says consumer association which analyzed systems serving 36,600 communes of France from February 2014 […]

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The Health Minister Marisol Touraine Thursday refuted any lack of anticipation about the flu epidemic raging in France and assured that no hospital was overwhelmed.

Flu: Touraine Refutes any Lack of Anticipation of the Epidemic

The Health Minister Marisol Touraine Thursday refuted any lack of anticipation about the flu epidemic raging in France and assured that no hospital was overwhelmed, despite the influx of patients in several regions. “We are passing the peak” , has she said on France 2. “Hospitals are facing a real tension but they are not […]

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Marisol Touraine has asked hospitals to free up beds for the flu epidemic

Flu: Marisol Touraine Called Hospitals to Free up Beds

The Health Minister Marisol Touraine said on Wednesday morning during a press conference on influenza that the balance sheet of the epidemic would “probably be heavy.” She called on hospitals to postpone elective operations to free up beds for the patients affected by the virus. The Health Minister, Marisol Touraine, warned that the balance sheet […]

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The Ministry of Health does not mandate 11 vaccines

No, the Ministry of Health does not Mandate 11 Vaccines

Vaccines: A video providing false information about vaccination has been viewed more than 475,000 times on Facebook … “The Ministry of Health wants to impose 11 vaccines,” reports an alarming video posted on the Facebook page “NOT info” . This video, viewed more than 475,000 times since it went online on December 19, said the Ministry […]

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Marisol Touraine has announced an increase of 11 percent of new doctors being trained in France

A 11% Increase in the Number of Trained Doctors

A generalized increase in the number of doctors in training was announced by Health Minister Marisol Touraine. In all, 478 places will be available, an increase of 11% in addition to the increase decided a year ago to some areas. The Health Minister, Marisol Touraine, announced on Thursday in the National Assembly a generalized increase […]

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The filling nozzles at the petrol stations contain more bacteria than a toilet seat

Health: Filling Nozzles are dirtier than Toilet Seats

The filling nozzles at gas stations are far dirtier than the toilet seat. Difficult to do worse: they are real nest of bacteria, says a Canadian study. But the steering wheel, is also a problem. 17,500 times more bacteria on a service station filling nozzle than on the bezel of your toilet! It is a Canadian […]

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