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2016/07/26 | Yuan-ling Liang

Taipei Boosts Mental Health Services for Men

Amid rising concerns over the rate of male suicide in Taiwan and years of neglect, a service center for men’s mental health has been established in Taipei.

2016/07/22 | ZiQing Low

Major Brands Still Using Microbeads in Personal Care Products Despite Ban

Major brands like Shiseido, Estee Lauder, Amore-Pacific, Amway, Chanel, and LG have failed to completely eliminate microbeads from their products, Greenpeace says. The tiny plastic spheres end up in the human food chain.

2016/07/15 | Yuan-ling Liang

HIV-Positive Migrant Worker Dispute Sparks Controversy in Taiwan

An employment dispute involving the treatment of an HIV-infected migrant worker in Taiwan has sparked controversy.

2016/07/11 | Bing-sheng Lee

Taiwan Becomes Last Country to Lift Ban on Canadian Beef

Despite the fact that the process took more than a year, some legislators argue that the government 'ambushed' the public with the decision and want explanations.

2016/07/05 | Edward White

Taiwan AIDS Shelter Still Fighting for Space after 30 Years

A Taiwan NGO that looks after HIV-positive babies and their mothers is struggling to find space for care centers and is forced to operate illegally because of the stigma surrounding AIDS.

2016/07/05 | Hsu Chia-yu

Chinese Researcher Claims Cancer Cure Is in Drinking Water

The Western medical science field generally believes that cancer is caused by human genetic mutation. But Kenneth Hsu argues that if the nitrite in drinking water is reduced, cancer can be prevented, perhaps even cured.

2016/06/28 | Yuan-ling Liang

Expat Wants Single Women in Taiwan to Have Right to IVF

Single women are unable to receive IVF treatment in Taiwan, but an American expat is calling for a change.

2016/06/27 | Matthew Fulco

Taiwan’s Cancer Incidence Steadily Rises

The incidence of cancer is rising in Taiwan as the population rapidly ages.

2016/06/23 | Jules Quartly

Global Zika Threat Stimulates Dengue Prevention in Taiwan

Taiwan is redoubling efforts to halt the spread of dengue fever, which has hit the southern part of the island hard over the past two years.

2016/06/21 | Hélène Belaunde

Taiwan’s War on Drugs: Harsh Approach or Tolerance?

At a time where Taiwanese prisons are overpacked with people serving drug-related sentences, a newer, more tolerant approach is gaining popularity.

2016/06/04 | Chang Shin-wei

Taiwan's Handling of Mass Burn Victims at Water Park Draws Attention Abroad

A year after a deadly explosion at a Taiwan water park, the EU and a number of countries are seeking advice from Taiwan on how to treat large numbers of burn victims.

2016/06/03 | Chang Shin-wei

Is Tsai’s Anti-Drug Policy Short-Sighted?

As President Tsai vows to combat drugs by helping addicts quit the habit, an expert says that the nation's drug rehabilitation system needs to be revamped.

2016/05/31 | TNL 編輯

Chinese Mothers Hopeful as Cross-Strait Medical Relations Improve

After China relaxed its one-child policy last year, fertilization clinics in Taiwan are looking forward to increased demand from across the Strait.