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The proportion of Latvian residents, who smoke has increased in 2014, reaching 36%, reports LETA, according to the Center for Disease Prevention and Control.
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The health indicators of Estonian residents are among the lowest in the fresh Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) health survey, reports LETA.
The Estonian Government approved on October 22nd a bill that toughens the packaging and labelling requirements of tobacco products, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on the 2014 Lithuanian Health Interview Survey, every second resident of Lithuania considers his/her health to be very good or good, 37% – fair, 13% – bad or very bad.
The government in Latvia on August 25th supported proposals from the Health Ministry to restrict the use of trans-fats in food products, informs LETA.
A student of the Public Administration Academy in Estonia and police officer Nadezhda Kartavtseva studied the patterns of drug use among ninth-graders in her Bachelor's thesis, writes LETA/Eesti Päevaleht.
After the six-month Latvian presidency at the Council of the European Union, several ministries have paid bonuses to their employees in order to thank them for their service. The Health Ministry has paid EUR 50,900 in bonuses to 28 employees, according to LNT News last night, reports LETA.