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A Saigon Hospital Just Added Scooter Ambulances for Hẻm Emergencies

Will the new initiative help improve the survival rate of patients in Saigon?

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Vietnam Launches Mobile Bus With Free Breast Cancer Screening for 8,000 Women Nationwide

A positive note to kickstart the Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the anniversary of the Vietnam's Women Union.

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Vietnam Ranks 4th Among Countries With Most Liver Cancer-Related Deaths: WHO

Due to heavy drinking, lack of awareness and insufficient early screening, 20,000 Vietnamese die of the liver cancer every year.

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Fitness, Flexibility and Mindful Meditation: There's Something for Everyone in Saigon's Yoga Scene

During Saigon’s lunch hour, you won’t find Jiva sitting on any street side. That’s because she’s busy leading the city’s lunchtime renegades, a group that sacrifices that precious hour of eating to get in some sweaty yoga under her guidance.

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Vietnam Imposes Harsher Penalties on Street Vendors, Eateries to Address Food Safety Concerns

A new resolution will increase fines for street vendors who do not wear gloves as well as organizations that sell diseased animals or use banned chemicals.

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68% of Vietnamese Children Suffer Physical, Mental Punishment From Parents: Experts

Misguided attempts to discipline children can result in real harm to their psychological well-being.

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Hai Duong Hospital Removes Stuck Bum Gun From 18-Year-Old's Bowel

A teenager in Hai Duong Province in northern Vietnam took the term “bum gun” too literally.

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Vietnam Drinks Fast and Furiously, but Not Responsibly, WHO Says

It's doesn't take long to notice that drinking is a big deal in Vietnam.

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Hanoi Hospital Performs Record-Breaking 16 Organ Transplants in a Month

A hospital in Hanoi performed 16 life-saving organ transplants over a recent one-month period, a national record.

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Vietnamese Doctor Wins Japan's Prestigious Nikkei Asia Prize for Work in Pediatric Surgery

 

The Nikkei Asia Prize is an annual award that recognizes people who have improved lives in Asia.

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Vietnam Reports First Swine Flu-Related Death Since 2014

Late last month, a woman in Saigon died from A/H1N1 Influenza, commonly known as swine flu.

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