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Jan 18, 2015

70% would use narcotics to treat cancer pain: poll

Over 70 percent of Japanese would want to use narcotics for medical use if they are advised by doctors to do so to ease cancer pain, according to a survey by the Cabinet Office. According to the interview-based survey in November of 3,000 adults ...

Jan 18, 2015

Bill in works to turn March 11 into disaster day holiday

A group of politicians has drafted legislation to make March 11 a national holiday to remember the Great East Japan Earthquake and subsequent tsunami that wrecked much of the Tohoku region in 2011. Many parts of Tohoku, especially the Pacific coastline, were devastated by ...