The diet education shall be started from childhood. Photo/Wan-Ling Tsai

Don’t Just Blame the Little Fatty

Genetic makeup, formed in the stage of embryo and breastfeeding, is another factor for the growing problem in obesity. And obese mothers normally rear like offspring in part because they serve as a bad role model for their kids. As a result childhood obesity is due in part to bad parenting.

Many counties have completely banned smoking in all public places.cover photo. Photo by Chen Liang Ta(陳亮達)

Taiwanese Exposed to Second-hand Smoke as Rules on Smoking-Free Area Unclear

Up to now, there are 144 countries following the FCTC — Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Many members of FCTC counties have completely banned smoking in all public places. No smoking in public area has become a global goal and trend. Although Taiwan isn’t part of World Health Organization (WHO), Taiwan is still active in participating in this pact.