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Hunger Map

Hunger Map | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
From Africa and Asia to Latin America and the Near East, there are 870 million people in the world who do not get enough food to lead a healthy, productive life.
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World poverty is shrinking rapidly, new index reveals | Geography @ Stretford

World poverty is shrinking rapidly, new index reveals | Geography @ Stretford | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Adam Cooke's insight: A new, interesting measure of development by the UN shows that many LEDCs are making great progress in closing their development gap. Great background reading for the Global Citizen unit.
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Death Rate: Britain Lagging On Life Expectancy

Death Rate: Britain Lagging On Life Expectancy | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Alcohol, tobacco and obesity are blamed for figures showing people in Britain die younger than in many other developed nations.
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Hitchcock Horror: Bird And Rat Infestations Raise Disease Risks, Climate Change Concerns

Hitchcock Horror: Bird And Rat Infestations Raise Disease Risks, Climate Change Concerns | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
When Rick Ostfeld heard about the sky-darkening flocks of birds descending this winter on Hopkinsville, Ky., he couldn't help but think of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds."
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$100m to Know Why NFLers Die Young? Here’s Why, For Free

$100m to Know Why NFLers Die Young?  Here’s Why, For Free | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Football is a brutal sport that shortens lifespans for well-understood reasons.
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Fizzy drinks tax needed - doctors

Fizzy drinks tax needed - doctors | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Fizzy drinks should be heavily taxed and junk food adverts banished until after the TV watershed, doctors say, in a call for action over obesity.
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Poverty map shows how cuts in benefits will hurt children

Poverty map shows how cuts in benefits will hurt children | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
End Child Poverty coalition warns that benefit cuts risk harming the lives of hundreds of thousands of children
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Drink price control 'cuts deaths'

Drink price control 'cuts deaths' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Health campaigners welcome research suggesting that a significant drop in alcohol-related deaths follows increases in the minimum price.
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Disease outbreaks may be on rise, health officials fear

Disease outbreaks may be on rise, health officials fear | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Infectious diseases from yellow fever to whooping cough to Ebola have kept public health officials around the globe scrambling.
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One in three have online medical record, many without knowledge - Telegraph

One in three have online medical record, many without knowledge - Telegraph | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it

More than one in three people have had their medical details uploaded onto a central database accessible by healthcare professionals across the country, many without their knowledge, it has been claimed.

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Planet’s mercurial weather patterns spawn rise in disease outbreaks

Planet’s mercurial weather patterns spawn rise in disease outbreaks | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
January 1, 2013 – CLIMATE – The year started in the United States with a mild flu season but ended up being marked by deadly outbreaks of fungal meningitis, West Nile virus and Hantavirus. Ta...
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Post-obesity surgery baby warning

Post-obesity surgery baby warning | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Women who have had weight loss surgery should wait at least a year before trying for a baby, experts have warned.
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Early HIV drugs 'cure one in 10'

Early HIV drugs 'cure one in 10' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Rapid drug treatment after HIV infection may be enough to "functionally cure" about one in 10 patients, say researchers in France.
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UK 'lagging in Europe health league'

UK 'lagging in Europe health league' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
The UK is lagging behind progress by similar countries on many indicators for ill-health, research published in the Lancet suggests.
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UK-wide alcohol unit price call

UK-wide alcohol unit price call | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
There should be a pan-UK strategy to combat problematic drinking - including a 50p minimum price for a unit of alcohol, experts say.
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Fizzy drinks tax needed - doctors

Fizzy drinks tax needed - doctors | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Fizzy drinks should be heavily taxed and junk food adverts banished until after the TV watershed, doctors say, in a call for action over obesity.
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Keeping nourished getting better - NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement

Keeping nourished - getting better. HIA, High Impact Actions
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Fall in condom use behind HIV rise

Fall in condom use behind HIV rise | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
A fall in the proportion of gay and bisexual men using condoms is behind the rise in HIV infections in those groups in the UK, say researchers.
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A Likely Link Between Stress And Heart Disease: Viral Reactivation

A Likely Link Between Stress And Heart Disease: Viral Reactivation | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
A new study could provide the link that scientists have been looking for to confirm that reactivation of a latent herpes virus is a cause of some heart problems.Looking at blood samples
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HIV 'may have an ancient origin'

HIV 'may have an ancient origin' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
The origins of HIV can be traced back millions rather than tens of thousands of years, research suggests.
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Track The Spread Of AIDS Across The Globe : NPR

Track The Spread Of AIDS Across The Globe : NPR | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it

A handful of AIDS cases were first recognized in the U.S. at the beginning of the 1980s. By 1990, there was a pandemic. In 1997, more than 3 million people became newly infected with HIV.

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Track The Spread Of AIDS Across The Globe : NPR

Track The Spread Of AIDS Across The Globe : NPR | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
A handful of AIDS cases were first recognized in the U.S. at the beginning of the 1980s. By 1990, there was a pandemic. In 1997, more than 3 million people became newly infected with HIV.
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Why do HIV cases keep rising in Russia?

Why do HIV cases keep rising in Russia? | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
We examine the factors behind the prevalence of infections and whether there is enough political will to tackle it.
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