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A woman, right, who declined to give her name, receives dental care as her daughter sleeps at left - they had been waiting since 9:30 p.m. the night before - at a large health care clinic set up by Remote Area Medical at the Forum in Inglewood, Cali
fornia, USA on Tuesday. The Los Angeles event marks the first time Remote Area Medical has provided such medical care in a major urban area. The group typically serves patients in remote, rural parts of the United States and travels to underdeveloped
countries. Photo: AP
NGO to campaign against female foeticide in Haryana
New Delhi (IANS): A city-based NGO will take out rallies, hold street plays, protests marches and community discourses in Haryana with one message -- do not kill unborn daughters. The state has one of the worst sex ratios in the country, 819 ...
Mask imports go up, thanks to swine flu scare
New Delhi (IANS): Cashing in on the swine flu scare in some parts of India, the few companies manufacturing it in the country have increased production while imports of the N95 face mask have also gone up. "The supply of N95 masks has increased ...
Mango kernels can protect against deadly food bacteria
Washington (IANS): A researcher has found a way to turn the throwaway kernels in mangos into a natural food preservative that could help prevent Listeriosis, which is a serious infection caused by contaminated food. The findings can also apply to ...