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3Novices:Government to raise tax on cigarettes by NT$20 per pack

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – The price of cigarettes is set to increase by NT$20 (US$0.6) per pack later this year after the Legislature passed the third and final reading of an amendment to the Tobacco and Alcohol Tax on Friday, with the additional revenue to be earmarked for the country’s long-term medical care program.
April 21, 2017 at 04:17PM http://ift.tt/2plBTkp
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3Novices:A century of studying invisible war trauma

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – In the wake of World War I, some veterans returned wounded, but not with obvious physical injuries. Instead, their symptoms were similar to those that had previously been associated with hysterical women — most commonly amnesia, or some kind of paralysis or inability to communicate with no clear physical cause.
April 04, 2017 at 09:33PM http://ift.tt/2ozvnpD
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3Novices:Work in an office?

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – An office worker studies his laptop while eating a lunch box. Colorectal polyps are more likely to be found among office employees who are not active and don’t eat enough vegetables, according to a Formosa Cancer Foundation report. At least 90 percent of office workers who have colorectal polyps also overwork,…..

March 16, 2017 at 09:32PM http://ift.tt/2nsaKvj
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