• Blood Donations Sought

    Blood Donations Sought

    • 23 Aug 2017 8:58 AM

    On an average day 1,600 to 1,800 people donate blood in Hungary but this number drops during the summer. In recent weeks the use of blood by health institutions has increased, the weekly HVG reports.

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  • Insecticide Contamination Detected In Hungarian Eggs

    Insecticide Contamination Detected In Hungarian Eggs

    • 22 Aug 2017 9:00 AM

    The Hungarian food authority (Nébih) detected banned insecticide fipronil in one batch of Hungarian eggs, the authority said on Monday. The circumstances of the contamination are under investigation, Nébih said. The batch in question has been withdrawn from circulation, it said.

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  • Some 200,000 Hungarians Addicted To Medication

    Some 200,000 Hungarians Addicted To Medication

    • 15 Aug 2017 10:00 AM

    Close to 200,000 Hungarians suffer from addiction to some kind of medicine, the toxicologist Gábor Zacher said on public television on Sunday. Some 70,000 Hungarians are addicted to sedatives, about 100,00 to laxatives and 25,000 to nasal drops, Zacher said on news channel M1.

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  • Super Hospital Missing Transport Links

    Super Hospital Missing Transport Links

    • 15 Aug 2017 8:44 AM

    The state purchased the site of the future super hospital in the 11th District in Budapest a month ago for Ft 4.4 billion but the area lacks transport connections, Fidesz mayor of the district Tamás Hoffmann said.

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