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Russian Private Medical Services Show Healthy Growth
The emerging middle class is willing to pay more for good health.
Indoor Plumbing Still a Pipe Dream for 20% of Russian Households, Reports Say
Russia leads the developed world with the worst sanitation record, studies have shown.
Life Expectancy in Russia Inches Upward to 73 – Health Ministry Official
The increase comes amid a $26.68-billion overhaul of the country's health care system.
Russia Considers Tightening Alcohol Rules
Rules on booze could be set to get tougher.
Russia Claims Europe’s First Exoskeleton-Assisted Surgery
The exoskeleton was used by doctors during a 12-hour surgery at a regional hospital in Rostov-on-Don.
Russia Ranks 95th in Rating of World's Healthiest Countries
Russia placed just behind Capo Verde and well behind Turkey, Iran and Belarus in the ranking.
Russia Considers Japan-Style Fine for 'Excessively Large' Waistlines
The plan is being considered as part of Russia's drive to reduce obesity and improve nutrition.
Russia's Health Ministry Wants to Import Marijuana for Research
The ministry proposes annual import quotas of 1.1 kilograms of marijuana and 300 grams of hashish.
'Russia’s Oldest Woman' Dies Aged 128 in North Caucasus
The Russian Book of Records certified Nano Shaova as the country’s oldest person on July 4, 2017, when her age was given as 126 years, 11 months and...
Bitter Cold Brings 13 Deaths to Single Russian Region
At least 13 people have died due to cold in Buryatia so far in 2019, with alcohol a common denominator in their deaths.
‘Miracle’ Baby Conscious After Being Found Alive in Russia Blast
“This is a New Year’s miracle for us,” the baby's father has said.
Death Toll Rises to 21 in Russian Apartment Block Collapse
Twenty people remained unaccounted for, authorities said Wednesday.
Contamination Suspected in Hepatitis C Outbreak at Russian Children’s Hospital
“A preliminary inspection indicates that disposable gloves were used many times,” an official said. “Which is unacceptable.”
Russia Moves Towards Allowing Medicinal Narcotic Crops
The Russian government approved a draft bill allowing the country to produce crops used in medicinal narcotics.
Russia’s Population Declines in 2018 for First Time in a Decade
An immigrant inflow of almost 101,800 people was unable to shore up population numbers as in previous years.
Decade-Old Corpses Discovered in Moscow Cancer Ward
The research center said the four cadavers, which were handed over to law enforcement, were stored because “they were long unclaimed by relatives.”...
Russia Moves to Raise Legal Drinking Age to 21
A recent state-run survey said that 78% of Russians were in favor of raising the minimum drinking age.
Doctors Replace Adhesive Tape For Bandages at Russian Hospital, Sparking Probe
Doctors reportedly told the daughter of a 63-year-old patient that the hospital had run out of bandages.
Russian Retirees Increasingly at Risk of HIV Due to Unprotected Sex and Drug Parties, Expert Warns
“In general, this population group leads a very active sexual lifestyle,” the head of a regional AIDS center was cited as saying.
Over Half of Russian Deaths Tied to Poor Diets, Consumer Watchdog Says
A high consumption of sugars, salts and saturated fats is to blame, the watchdog said.
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