HEALTH

 

Motivational Coal Walk ends in Burns



THAT'S ODD, HEALTH June 27, 2016


A US Motivational speech has backfired, after a walk on hot coals ended in multiple burns. Sky News reports that Tony Robbins had been talking in Dallas, when he encouraged his followers to conquer their fears and undertake the c...

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China set to become the Greenest Country in the World?



TECHNOLOGY, CHINA , HEALTH June 23, 2016


China is set become the world's largest source of sustainable energy.  That's according to a new report, suggesting the country could potentially create a third of it's energy from wind turbines. The study published in the...

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Tobacco Consumption in China Falls



CHINA , HEALTH, EAST MEETS WEST June 23, 2016


In a victory for Government health policies, tobacco consumption in China has fallen for the first time in over 20 years. The Financial Times reports that there's been a fall of 2.4%, although the Chinese market remains enormous,...

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China Bans Booze from Official Banquets



CHINA , HEALTH June 21, 2016


China's banned booze from official banquets. The Central Commission for Discipline in China became suspicious of a province drinking excessively during official meetings, thats according to China Daily. After sending a team of i...

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China Recommends Halving Meat Eating



CHINA , HEALTH, FOOD, CULTURE June 21, 2016


Chinese citizens have been advised to cut their meat consumption by half. The Health Ministry's new plan has the potential to reduce Carbon Dioxide emissions by a billion tonnes over the next fifteen years. The Guardian rep...

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