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18 May 2013 : The National Health Security Office (NHSO) board cancelled a discussion on the proposed co-payment scheme for the Universal Healthcare Coverage scheme (UC) at its meeting yesterday amid opposition from activists.
17 May 2013 : The dismissal of the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) chief would disrupt Thailand's drug distribution system, health advocates warn.
02 Apr 2013 : The latest concept aimed at Silicon Valley's stressed-out tech junkies is California's Camp Grounded, a summer camp for adults who leave their gadgets behind and get back to basics with bunk beds and bonfires.
02 Apr 2013 : More than 100 Australian couples sought a special medical treatment in Thailand last year to select the gender of their next child - and the "fertility tourism" is rapidly growing.
02 Apr 2013 : The field of anti-ageing has a breakthrough treatment with no downtime. The new technology, elos Plus, allows doctors to treat all three layers of the skin in about 40 minutes _ a perfect remedy to look fresh for the Songkran holiday season's Instragram moments.
29 Mar 2013 : A new UK study published this week finds that women who take birth control pills may prefer men with less masculine faces than those who don't.
28 Mar 2013 : A survey conducted by Abac Poll shows that many Bangkok women are reluctant to undergo an abortion.
27 Mar 2013 : The cabinet has approved in principle a 3-billion baht performance-based payment scheme despite rural doctors staging a protest rally yesterday.
26 Mar 2013 : Members of the Rural Doctors Foundation, Health Professional Associates Thailand, the Government Pension Fund and the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority union, all protested outside Government House Tuesday - causing the inevitable traffic congestion.
26 Mar 2013 : One of the results of more widespread computer use in recent years has been an increase in the number of people reporting problems with their eyesight. To deal with the temporary blurring of vision that may occur after an extended period of working online, Urapa Watanachote, a "natural vision" specialist, recommends a regime of eye exercises and the taking of other practical precautions in order to restore normal vision in a natural way.
26 Mar 2013 : If you are strapped for time to exercise but want big results, here is a class for you. Hard Core exercise, available at Fitness First, packs all the fitness benefits of aerobic exercise and resistance training into 30 minutes of intensity, challenging your body to another level of fitness.
26 Mar 2013 : When conventional approaches did not work well, Uphaipand opted for an alternative method to deal with her vision problem _ natural eyesight improvement that gives a promise of better vision for herself and her family, and also raises her hopes for lasting improvement.