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World / Science & Health Feb 25, 2019

Japan No. 4 healthiest nation as Spain tops list

Maybe it's something in the gazpacho or paella, as Spain just surpassed Italy to become the world's healthiest country. That's according to the 2019 edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, which ranks 169 economies according to factors that contribute to overall health. Spain placed ...

Japan to allow online medication consultations with pharmacists from 2020

National Feb 5, 2019

Japan to allow online medication consultations with pharmacists from 2020

Pharmacists will likely be allowed to hold online consultations with patients about their medication from April 2020, reflecting the rising demand for in-home medical care among the country's rapidly graying population, officials said Tuesday. The central government already allows doctors to conduct online consultations, and ...

U.K.'s Prince Philip, 97, back to driving but without seatbelt

World Jan 20, 2019

U.K.'s Prince Philip, 97, back to driving but without seatbelt

Britain's Prince Philip has been spoken to by the police for driving without a seatbelt — just two days after the 97-year-old survived a car crash. Images published in newspapers on Sunday appeared to show Queen Elizabeth II's husband behind the wheel of his replacement ...