Monthly Archives: August 2017

Heat stroke causes brain damage

Heat stroke causes brain damage On August 7, 2017, a 59-year-old worker worked for two hours outdoors and suffered a heat stroke with 40% of his limbs suffering from sunburn.  His body temperature hit 43.9 degrees C or 111.02 degrees … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s cancer deaths increased

Taiwan’s cancer deaths increased Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare says that in 2016, some 172,000 people died, an increase of 5.4% from 2015.  Among them, 27.7% or some 48,000 died from cancer and malignant tumor.  This is a year-on-year … Continue reading

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Taiwan to propose its first organic produce law

Taiwan to propose its first organic produce law A Yahoo Taiwan survey of 2,700 responses conducted on July 28-31, 2017, about the Taiwanese government’s proposed first organic produce law, shows that 23.8% would “frequently choose” organic produce, 35.4% would “occasionally … Continue reading

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