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23 May 2013 : Australian children are accessing social media websites at an increasingly younger age, a new survey suggests, with one in five "tweens" admitting they have chatted to someone online they do not know.
23 May 2013 : Researchers found that women who have higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol are rated as having less attractive faces by men than their more relaxed counterparts.
02 Apr 2013 : Almost 150 doctors have resigned from rural hospitals in response to the removal of hardship allowances in a government reform effort, the former head of the Rural Doctors Society said on Tuesday.
02 Apr 2013 : Health authorities ordered medical staff to strengthen monitoring and prepare isolation units for possible new infections with H7N9 avian influenza on Tuesday, amid rumours that doctors had already found more cases in eastern China.
02 Apr 2013 : The Public Health Ministry has confirmed there is no sign of H7N9 bird flu in Thailand, calming fears after reports that two people in China had died of this lesser-known strain of the deadly virus.
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.