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Editorials Feb 7, 2019

Stem the tide of people into Tokyo

The government needs to assess why the measures it introduced to stem the population flow into Tokyo are not having their intended effects and explore more effective steps to address the problem.

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 ...