Salt Therapy Pioneer Opens New Himalayan Salt Cave in Michigan

Dr. Margaret Smiechowski, a leading figure in salt therapy, has announced the opening of her latest Himalayan salt cave in Oak Park, Michigan. This state-of-the-art facility, set to launch in mid-July, embodies the highest standards in the industry, utilizing cutting-edge technology and equipment. Dr. Smiechowski, who introduced salt therapy to the US over two decades ago and built the country’s first Himalayan salt cave, continues to lead the field with her unmatched expertise.

Bihar Announces Recruitment of 4500 Community Health Officers

The State Health Society (SHS) Bihar has opened applications for 4500 Community Health Officer (CHO) positions under the National Health Mission. Interested candidates can apply online from July 1st to 21st, 2024, through the official website shs.bihar.gov.in. The CHO role involves leading health teams at Health Sub-Centres-Health and Wellness Centres (HSC-HWCs) to ensure effective implementation of public health programs and comprehensive primary healthcare services.

India Tightens Regulations for Foreign Organ Transplants Amid Rise in Commercial Dealings

The Indian government is taking steps to ensure ethical organ transplants for foreign nationals. The Ministry of Health has asked the Ministries of Home and External Affairs to raise awareness about legal requirements for organ transplants, amid concerns over commercial dealings. This includes displaying information at airports and on immigration websites, highlighting the need for donor-recipient relationship verification and the prohibition of commercial organ trade.

International Yoga Day 2024: Celebrations Around the World

The 10th International Yoga Day is being celebrated globally on June 21st, 2024, with events and demonstrations highlighting the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of yoga. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s participation in Srinagar to large-scale demonstrations in Nepal and Times Square, New York, the day saw a global outpouring of enthusiasm for yoga.

EU Court Bans ‘Skin Friendly’ Label for Disinfectants

The European Court of Justice has ruled that products like disinfectants cannot be advertised as ‘skin friendly.’ The decision was made after a German court sought clarification on a case involving a drugstore chain that used the label. The court stated that such claims are misleading and can imply a product is beneficial for the skin, while ignoring potential risks.

India’s Food Regulator Cracks Down on Nutraceutical Mislabeling

India’s food safety regulator, FSSAI, is drafting regulations to distinguish nutraceuticals from pharmaceutical drugs, addressing concerns about companies mislabeling products and potentially selling drugs under the guise of supplements. The move comes after a surge in complaints regarding the quality of nutraceuticals and FSSAI’s own surveillance efforts uncovering dubious practices. This initiative aims to provide clarity for consumers and ensure that health supplements are appropriately regulated.

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