public health

Man assaulted for telling woman to take her publicly urinating son to the restroom

Xinhua News has reported that at around 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, a male commuter using the light rapid transit line in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, was punched in the mouth by an irritated father after telling his wife she should take their child to the station restroom instead of allowing the boy to urinate freely on the train platform.

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Report Detailing Potentially Infected Chinese Poultry Used in Japanese Fast Food Sparks Fears

An article published in a special edition of Japanese weekly Shukan Bunshu has suggested that  potentially hazardous chicken sourced from China may be finding its way into fast food in Japan. The article, composed by writer Shuuji Okuno, begins by posing the following question:

“Would you still be willing to put a chicken nugget in your mouth if you knew the real story? The hazards of China’s domestic chicken meat!”

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Air Pollution Accounting for 15 Percent of Deaths in China


According to the April 2 edition of Chinese daily newspaper the 21st Century Business Herald, in the year 2010 an incredible 1.23 million people lost their lives across China due to air pollution-related illnesses. The number accounts for 15 percent of total deaths recorded in the country for 2010. The information was revealed by a study group at Tsinghua University on March 31.
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