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This woman had one emergency op at America's hospital to the stars and another on the NHS. So where did she get the best care?

This woman had one emergency op at America's hospital to the stars and another on the NHS. So where did she get the best care? | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
Lucy Broadbent found herself requiring medical treatment at two hospitals on different sides of the Atlantic.
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BBC NEWS | Health | Healthcare around the world

BBC NEWS | Health | Healthcare around the world | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
Comparison of healthcare systems in the US, UK, France and Singapore.
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BBC News - Obesity rise on death certificates, researchers say

BBC News - Obesity rise on death certificates, researchers say | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
Obesity is increasingly being listed as a cause of death in England, analysis of death certificates shows.
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Plain packs for Australia smokers

Plain packs for Australia smokers | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
Anti-smoking campaigners celebrate as Australia becomes the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes, the BBC's Duncan Kennedy reports.
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Is South Africa's Aids plan working?

Is South Africa's Aids plan working? | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
Over the past two years South Africa has introduced some radical shifts to its Aids policy. But is life now better for those living with this disease?
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BBC News - Child obesity trends 'suggest class divide is emerging'

BBC News - Child obesity trends 'suggest class divide is emerging' | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
A widening class gap is likely to be seen in the coming years over childhood obesity, a study suggests.
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Taiwan's nationwide obesity campaign

Taiwan's nationwide obesity campaign | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
Taiwanese government tackles obesity with a national diet and exercise programme (VIDEO: Taiwan's nationwide obesity campaign: How the Taiwanese government plan's to tackle obesity http://t.co/nZ2l1xPeZB)...
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The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary: Pharmaceutical Consultant Appointed to Head FDA Center for Tobacco Products, Creating an Immediate and Inappropriate Conflict of Interest

The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary: Pharmaceutical Consultant Appointed to Head FDA Center for Tobacco Products, Creating an Immediate and Inappropriate Conflict of Interest | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
Pharmaceutical Consultant Appointed to Head FDA Center for Tobacco Products, Creating an Immediate and Inappropriate… http://t.co/kmlqct98Kw
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GlaxoSmithKline fined over trials on the babies of Argentinian poor - Telegraph

GlaxoSmithKline fined over trials on the babies of Argentinian poor  - Telegraph | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
GlaxoSmithKline, Britain's biggest drug firm, has been fined by an Argentine court over clinical trials of a pneumonia vaccine which was tested on thousands of babies from poor families.
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Cuban medics in Haiti put the world to shame

Cuban medics in Haiti put the world to shame | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
They are the real heroes of the Haitian earthquake disaster, the human catastrophe on America's doorstep which Barack Obama pledged a monumental US humanitarian mission to alleviate.
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Atlas of Risk - Health tools - NHS Choices

Atlas of Risk - Health tools - NHS Choices | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
NHS atlas of risk helps put health risks and death rates into perspective. Using ONS data, the NHS atlas of risk compares cause of death based on sex, age and region.
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BBC News - Rising obesity prompts higher antibiotic doses call

BBC News - Rising obesity prompts higher antibiotic doses call | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
Doctors may have to start prescribing higher doses of antibiotics because of rising rates of obesity, say experts.
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UN finds signs 'diseases of affluence' are spreading

UN finds signs 'diseases of affluence' are spreading | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
A quarter of people aged 25 or over now have high blood pressure worldwide, and almost one in 10 has worrying levels of glucose in their blood.
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HIV epidemics and extra-couple relationships: an interview with Steve Bellan, University of Texas

HIV epidemics and extra-couple relationships: an interview with Steve Bellan, University of Texas | AS Geography Health Issues | Scoop.it
The epicentre of the HIV pandemic is in sub-Saharan Africa, though prevalence of infection varies dramatically between countries for reasons not completely understood.
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