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Rome city council has begun distributing special cards allowing residents to indicate whether or not they wish to donate their organs for transplant in the event of their death. The card
Bullying in Italian schools has risen by 6 per cent in the last two years, according to a new study by the Italian Pediatric Society. Almost three quarters of the 1,200 teenagers between the ages of 12 and 14 polled said...
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Around 200 cases of the mosquito-born tropical virus chikungunya have been reported in the Ravenna area of northern Italy
Months long investigations and inspections carried out at Rome
Free anonymous HIV tests will be available in two of the capital
Cocaine use has more than doubled in Italy between 2001-2005, according to a ministry of the interior report, making it the European country with the third highest cocaine usage after Great Britain and Spain. The main...
According to a study issued by the Istituto Italiano di Medicina Sociale, 45 per cent of young people in Italy between the ages of 30 and 34 still live with their parents. One child in four is born to a mother over 34,...
The Italian State Monopoly controlling the sale of cigarettes has issued instructions that all automatic machines distributing cigarettes must be equipped with a system for reading identity documents in order to prevent...
The number of Italians who approve of euthanasia is rising, according to the 40th annual report on the social situation of Italy by Censis (Centro Studi Investimenti Sociali), published at the beginning of December. Now...
Young people between the ages of 18-25 years have a 50 per cent more chance of suffering non-lethal injuries on the job than other age groups, the Italian bureau of statistics has revealed. The sectors most at risk in t...
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Drawing on the mortality figures for 2003, ISTAT has issued a report which will cause the directors of INPS, Italys state pension organization, many a sleepless night, with the Italian male enjoying an average life span...
According to a recent survey by the International Obesity Task Force (a private research group) for the World Health Organisation around 36 per cent of children between the ages of 7 and 11 in Italy and Sicily are overwe...
The Vaticans Ospedale del Bambin Ges, which does not offer beds for obstetric and gynaecological cases under the Italian states health service but has great neonatal expertise, and the nearby state Ospedale del S. Spirit...
Elderly and disabled people living in the IX municipio (local administrative area) can now make use of a free transport service to get to and from local health structures and public offices. The service, which is operate...
Rome residents who give blood in August or September will receive a special voucher which can be exchanged for two free tickets to one of the city museums. First-time donors also receive two free tickets for the Battello...
Coop Italia, one of the countrys largest supermarket chains is making plans to start selling its own brand of non-prescription drugs at about 25 per cent below pharmacy prices. Although the cooperative has to wait for t...
The Italian minister of health, Livia Turco, has announced that she will make use of an administrative procedure to change the tough drug law passed through parliament by the previous government earlier in this year. Kno...
Italys new minister for social solidarity, Paolo Ferrero, has spoken in support of the controversial shooting rooms which are designed to provide a safe place for drug addicts to shoot up. They have already been establis...
The number of Caesarean births in Italy is the highest in Europe and is even ahead of the United States of America, according to research recently released by ISTAT, the Italian statistics institute. Slightly more than o...
The number of doctors in Italy has risen by 25,000, or 4.4 per cent, compared to the figures in 2003. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) there is now one doctor for every 165 pe...
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