France Approves At-Home HIV Tests: Will Self-Testing Catch On?

By | Fri, 11/08/2013 - 14:31

France approved at-home HIV tests, which will become commercially available beginning in 2014.


Do E-Cigarettes Have Carcinogens?

By | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 18:20

On the verge of a public e-cigarette ban, A French consumer magazine tested e-cigarettes and found some carcinogens at the same or higher levels than in normal cigarettes.

E-Cigarettes Spark Debate in the UK: Are They Really Safe?

E-Cigarettes Spark Debate In The UK: Are They Really Safe?

By | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 20:22

The subject of e-cigarettes' safety has sparked debate among health experts in the UK, a week after France announced plans to restrict their use.

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France May Curb Use of Riskier Oral Contraceptives

By | Thu, 01/03/2013 - 10:22

French health regulators are studying limiting the use of contraceptive pills that carry health risks and will stop reimbursing prescription costs of some types.

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French Lawmakers Pass Bill to Cover 100 Percent of Cost of Abortions

By | Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:10

Lawmakers in France passed a bill that would require the government to reimburse women in full for abortions.

France Investigating Two Suspected Cases of Deadly Yosemite Virus

By | Thu, 09/06/2012 - 10:06

Health officials in France were investigating two suspected cases of deadly mouse-borne hantavirus in people who may have been exposed at Yosemite National Park this summer.