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Belgium Government set to hand iodine pills to every person in the country

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, May 5, 2016

The iodine initiative is a response to terrorist threats to nuclear facilities and a possible Fukushima style disaster.     The government’s health minister urged the Belgian government to issue… Read more…

Medical tourists head to Cancun for cancer treatment

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, April 21, 2016

Recently released figures show that two out of every ten treatments performed at the Cancun Oncology Center are given to medical tourists.     The price factor is one of… Read more…

New anti-smoking laws to protect children

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, June 8, 2015

This summer, children playing in public open spaces in France will benefit from new anti-smoking policies, while in England and Wales private cars carrying children must be smoke-free from the… Read more…

Heartburn is possible cancer warning

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, January 26, 2015

Recognising symptoms early on can have a profound effect on cancer survival. A new study shows early-stage symptoms of a common cancer are not known by most people. Find out… Read more…

Does being an expat mother affect your choice to breastfeed?

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, December 11, 2014

A new study suggests that breastfeeding can cut the risk of developing breast cancer by one fifth. Expats who have babies overseas may find they are pressurised by local customs… Read more…

How to take care in the sun

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, August 8, 2014

Easy ways to avoid sun burn and skin damage (and what to do if you notice changes to the skin). Everyone knows that the sun can burn and damage skin… Read more…

France: Free skin cancer check-ups this Thursday

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The 16th National Day of Skin Cancer Prevention and Screening (Journée Nationale de Prévention et de Dépistage des Cancers de la Peau) takes place tomorrow, Thursday 22 May, throughout mainland… Read more…

France: Cancer Support Awareness Week

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, September 20, 2013

This Saturday is the start of Cancer Support France’s (CSF) Cancer Awareness Week. Cancer Support France (CSF) was started in 2002, following their founder Linda Shepherd’s experience of being treated… Read more…

British Stiff Upper Lip Increases Cancer Risk

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, January 30, 2013

British people are as well-informed about cancer as citizens of other high-income countries. However, because they are embarrassed about their symptoms and more worried about wasting a doctor’s time it… Read more…

Mediterranean Sun Less Harmful Than a Sunbed

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, January 17, 2013

The average skin cancer risk from sunbeds is more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun – according to new research… Read more…

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