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Toilets: 2.5bn people go without – a 99-second video animation

Toilets: 2.5bn people go without – a 99-second video animation | Health Issues | Scoop.it
More people have access to mobile phones than to bog-standard sanitation around the world
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Food is a drug, and we have to learn to say no

Food is a drug, and we have to learn to say no | Health Issues | Scoop.it
Rosie Boycott: Our entire relationship with food has to change if we are to tackle the obesity crisis. It's time to go back to school
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Inside Story - India: Human lives vs pharma profits - YouTube

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AIDS, Africa, and ARVs: Domestic Production as the Solution to the Treatment Gap | Global Solver

AIDS, Africa, and ARVs: Domestic Production as the Solution to the Treatment Gap | Global Solver | Health Issues | Scoop.it
AIDS, Africa, and ARVs: Domestic Production as the Solution to the Treatment Gap
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Revealed for the first time: the cancer map of Britain - Telegraph

Revealed for the first time: the cancer map of Britain - Telegraph | Health Issues | Scoop.it

A combination of smoking, drinking, poor diet and social deprivation has made parts of northern England and Scotland the "cancer counties" of Britain, according to the first cancer atlas.


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Rich will live life to the full 20 years longer than poor, official figures show - Telegraph

Rich will live life to the full 20 years longer than poor, official figures show - Telegraph | Health Issues | Scoop.it

Stark divide in life chances between rich and poor laid bare in official study showing most well-off have 20 years more of productive lifespan than most deprived


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Which are the most overweight areas in England?

Which are the most overweight areas in England? | Health Issues | Scoop.it

Nearly two-thirds of adults in England are overweight or obese according to new data released by Public Health England.


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Figures show extent of NHS reliance on foreign nationals

Figures show extent of NHS reliance on foreign nationals | Health Issues | Scoop.it

Thinktank warns stricter immigration rules could hit service after stats show 11% of all staff and 26% of doctors are non-British


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First case of ebola reported in Africa's most populous city Lagos

First case of ebola reported in Africa's most populous city Lagos | Health Issues | Scoop.it
Death marks new and alarming cross-border development in world's biggest epidemic spreading across three countries
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The human cost of China's untold soil pollution problem

The human cost of China's untold soil pollution problem | Health Issues | Scoop.it
Chinadialogue: Rapid industrialisation has left a legacy of soil pollution that is damaging health and livelihoods in villages across China
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What does your postcode say about you?

What does your postcode say about you? | Health Issues | Scoop.it
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the allocation of postcodes, the Royal Mail has looked into what the alphanumeric codes reveal about their residents
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Denied Affordable Medicine Part 1 of 3 - YouTube

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Life expectancy: north-south lifestyle divide blamed for health inequalities

Life expectancy: north-south lifestyle divide blamed for health inequalities | Health Issues | Scoop.it

There is a clear north-south divide in patterns of binge drinking and unhealthy eating which help explain a growing life expectancy gap, new analysis shows


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Ugandan clinics selling bogus HIV certificates

Ugandan clinics selling bogus HIV certificates | Health Issues | Scoop.it
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Social and economic impacts of HIV/AIDS

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England to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes

England to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes | Health Issues | Scoop.it
Public health minister says review commissioned after decision was postponed last year makes compelling case for change
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H5N1: WHO: 140,000 people to get cholera vaccine in South Sudan

H5N1: WHO: 140,000 people to get cholera vaccine in South Sudan | Health Issues | Scoop.it

“WHO is working with the South Sudan Government and partners to provide vaccines to protect nearly 140 000 people living in temporary camps in South Sudan against cholera. ....”


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BBC News - Obesity rise on death certificates, researchers say

BBC News - Obesity rise on death certificates, researchers say | 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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World Aids Day 2013: 'HIV is not in your mindset at 50-plus'

World Aids Day 2013: 'HIV is not in your mindset at 50-plus' | Health Issues | Scoop.it

Freed from concerns over contraception and complacent over the risks of unprotected sex, a growing number of older people are falling victim to HIV – with new cases among heterosexual men and women doubling over the past decade.


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