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Sicilian Region to cover costs of medical cannabis use. The cost of prescriptions for medical cannabis for patients in Sicily will now be covered by regional authorities, following a decree signed by Sicilian health chi...
Principals say Rome schools may have to close for health reasons. Doctors say there is "no time to lose" regarding the escalating rubbish crisis in Rome, calling for "all those with responsibility" for the management of...
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Annual blood drive of Rome's international students and expat residents. Doctors in Italy, an association of English-speaking doctors, is organising a blood drive at Piazza S. Lorenzo in Lucina, just off Via del Corso,...
Elegant bike ride raises awareness for prostate cancer and men's mental health. The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, which raises funds and awareness for prostate cancer research, will take place at the Obelisk in the EU...
Red alert remains in place in Rome on 13 August. Rome remains on a maximum "level 3" heatwave warning as temperatures in the capital reach 36 degrees on Tuesday 13 August, a slight decrease on the day before. In rece...
Temperatures set to reach up to 40 degrees in Rome. Italy's health ministry has issued a red alert as Rome endures a new heatwave, with forecasters predicting that temperatures in the capital will reach up to 40 degrees...
Temperatures set to exceed 40 degrees in Rome. Italy's health ministry has issued a red alert as Rome braces itself for a new heatwave. Forecasters predict that temperatures in Rome will reach above 40 degrees Celsiu...
From ancient Rome to the present day, Italians have always been experts in relaxation.  So after an adventurous time spent marvelling at the wonders of Rome, what better way to relax than to follow their ancient custo...
Disease risk linked to cockroaches, rats, flies and seagulls at Rome bins. "There is a risk of passing from a hygienic emergency to a medical emergency, and therefore the risk of spreading diseases" due to the rubbish p...
Doctors advise parents to keep children off Rome streets. "Keep children at home, especially those with allergies," the Italian Pediatric Medical Society has warned Rome parents, as the capital grapples with a rubbish c...
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Lazio Region warns of health hazard due to rubbish on Rome's streets in heatwave. The Lazio regional government has issued a public health warning over the trash accumulated on Rome's streets - particularly in the vicin...
Italian health authorities release red alert for heatwave. Italy's health ministry has issued a heat warning for six Italian cities, including Rome, on Thursday 27 June, and for 16 cities on Friday 28 June. The red a...
  “Trash skips must be emptied”Rome doctors have highlighted the health hazard caused by overflowing trash skips on the city streets, baking under the summer heat. "With the arrival of the heat in a filthy city with tr...
Komen Race for the Cure raises awareness for breast cancer.The 20th edition of the Komen Italia Race for the Cure takes place on the streets of central Rome on Sunday 19 May to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer...
Progeria sufferer Sammy Basso undergoes successful heart operation in Rome. The world's first operation to repair a prematurely aged heart was carried out successfully at Rome's S. Camillo hospital on 23-year-old Italia...
Baby Alex to leave Bambino Gesù hospital after successful bone-marrow transplant. Baby Alex, a 20-month-old boy suffering from a rare genetic disease, is to return home to London after undergoing a successful bone-marro...
Medics express concerns to Rome mayor over "serious public health problem." Rome's associaton of doctors and dentists has expressed public health concerns in relation to the capital's rubbish crisis which has escalated...
Rome food chain at risk of toxic contamination following blaze at TMB Salario. Rome health officials have warned of the potential contamination of the city's food chain following the massive fire at the TMB Salario wast...
Free HIV tests offered at Rome hospital as Italy marks World AIDS Day. Rome's Piramide Cestia will be illuminated with red lights on the eve of Saturday 1 December, World AIDS Day, as part of the Italian health ministry...
Rome university and medical centre presents masterplan.The Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, in the Trigoria area south of the capital, is to undergo a major expansion thanks to a €200 million investment. The privat...
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