Measles vaccination decided: Spahn brings a controversial bill in the Cabinet, and

Point victory for Jens Spahn (CDU). After months of discussions and debates of the Federal Minister of health has presented the draft law to a nationwide vaccination in the Cabinet. Thus should have to prove from next year, kindergarten children, pupils and various groups of adults, that they have been vaccinated against measles. After this year, already more than 400 […]

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Does alcohol on greeting cards undermine public health messages about harmful drinking?

Birthday and Christmas cards featuring alcohol or harmful drinking “reflect and reinforce a social attitude that excess alcohol consumption is acceptable and associated with celebration,” warn experts in The BMJ today. Tracey Polak, Assistant Director of Public Health, and Virginia Pearson, Chief Officer for Communities, Public Health, Environment and Prosperity at Devon County Council say these cards “influence views on […]

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