According to the ophthalmologist, the use of traditional eye medicine and harmful
substances is a common practice in the country and has resulted in avoidable blindness from corneal ulceration and consequent scarring.
The decision to amend excise goods and the formula of calculating excise price is to achieve government directives in terms of rationalizing consumer behavior related to harmful
products, which contributes to raising community members' public health levels, and reducing the negative health consequences caused by these products.
Obaid bin Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, pointed out that these new amendments to the Cabinet's decision on excise tax are part of the UAE's keenness to reduce harmful
consumer practices by establishing a legislative and procedural base that supports national efforts to curb unhealthy practices that cause chronic diseases.
As we produce more carbon dioxide and release other harmful
chemicals into the air, more of the sun's heat gets trapped inside the globe, causing an extreme rise in temperature.
Summary: California [USA], August 2 (ANI): Facebook has announced that it will make two algorithms open-source which it uses to identify abusive or harmful
content on its platform.
It said the "hygiene hypothesis" popular in the late 1980s, which suggested that rising rates of allergies had an underlying cause of "overcleanliness" and called for children to be exposed to a wide range of potentially harmful
microbes, has now been scientifically refuted.
AIR pollution is a mix of harmful
gases and tiny dust particles.
ALMOST half of British teenagers say they have been exposed to harmful
content on social media but two-thirds did not report it, a survey suggests.
A ban on adverts that perpetuate harmful
gender stereotypes, such as men struggling with household chores or girls being less academic than boys, comes into force on Friday.
Representatives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram were summoned by the Government to meet with the charity to identify and tackle harmful
content, including that promoting suicide.
It is a bitter reality of our country that we have educational institutes supplying harmful
products to the students.