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Priority health problems in the world of today - Iph-partnership.org

Priority health problems in the world of today - Iph-partnership.org | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
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Africa: raising the profile of obesity, heart disease and diabetes

Africa: raising the profile of obesity, heart disease and diabetes | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
Public health efforts in Africa have focussed on infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDs, but chronic diseases are now the second biggest killers
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Welcome back! Why is coronary heart disease a big ledc killer?

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TavistockCollegeGeog's curator insight, July 22, 2014 9:15 AM

Although the epidemiology model emphasises the role of degenerative diseases in MEDC's dont forget that poorer populations in both NICs and LEDCs can face a double burden when managing infectious and degenerative diseases.

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Cycling Cash in the UK and Increasing Biking | Sustainable Cities ...

Cycling Cash in the UK and Increasing Biking | Sustainable Cities ... | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
With today's one-off funding announcement, unusually coming in the middle of the summer recess, they're hoping that some of the heat will go out of the debate and the pressure on them to do something - anything - will ...
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Honduras declares dengue emergency

Honduras declares dengue emergency | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
The authorities in Honduras declare a state of emergency as cases of dengue fever, a viral infection spread by mosquitoes, continue to mount.
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Osborne announces spending review 2013: Politics live blog - The Guardian

Osborne announces spending review 2013: Politics live blog - The Guardian | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
Osborne announces spending review 2013: Politics live blog
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In future, the government will spend quite a lot on social security, health, defence and education - and not very much else." On that note, I'm winding up.
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Chinese struggle through airpocalypse smog | marketspace

Chinese struggle through airpocalypse smog | marketspace | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
On one day, pollution levels were 30 times higher than levels deemed safe by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Flights were cancelled. Roads were closed. One hospital in east Beijing reported treating more than 900 ...
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A Healthy Future Isn't a Given | Know Thy Health

A Healthy Future Isn't a Given | Know Thy Health | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
For more than a century, we Americans had the luxury of believing that each generation would be better off financially than the one before it. Now economists ...
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Prison Planet.com » Polluted America

Prison Planet.com » Polluted America | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
Waters are polluted with toxic waste spills, oil spills, chemical fertilizer run-off with resulting red tides and dead zones, acid discharges from mining with resulting destructive algae such as prymnesium parvum, from toxic chemicals used in...
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Alternative Medicine Truth: RIFE MACHINE REVIEWS 2013

IMPORTANT NEWS and INFORMATION on how to get well, stay well and protect your health rights in this polluted and greedy world. Effective ...
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Taipower Corporation should pay for Orchid Island nuclear pollution ...

Taipower Corporation should pay for Orchid Island nuclear pollution ... | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Power Corporation should pay for the health checks of the local population on Orchid Island, the main storage location for low-grade nuclear waste, the Control Yuan said Saturday.
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Mosquitoes 'ignore insect repellent'

Mosquitoes 'ignore insect repellent' | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
The widely used insect repellent Deet appears to be losing its effectiveness against mosquitoes, scientists say.
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[BBC] China's coal conundrum as smog worsens | For Yap State ...

[BBC] China's coal conundrum as smog worsens | For Yap State ... | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
... Health Organisation. One recent study, carried out by Greenpeace East Asia and Peking University's School of Public Health, estimated that air pollution had caused more than 8,000 premature deaths in four major Chinese cities last year.
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The Oil Drum | Tech Talk - Coal Power and Air Pollution

The Oil Drum | Tech Talk - Coal Power and Air Pollution | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
It is not something I particularly dwell on, but the stories out of Beijing describing the air pollution in the Chinese capital this week brought back a memory. This story on CNN notes that visibility in Beijing has .....
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Toxic plant shut down, but Hunan village residents still dying - South China Morning Post

Toxic plant shut down, but Hunan village residents still dying - South China Morning Post | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
Toxic plant shut down, but Hunan village residents still dying South China Morning Post One official with the municipal government of Liuyang , who refused to give his name, said: "All polluting and poisonous raw materials were moved from the...
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Squirrel with plague shuts US park

Squirrel with plague shuts US park | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
Parts of a national forest in California have been evacuated and closed down after a ground squirrel there was found to be infected with the plague.
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Clean water and soap 'boost growth'

Clean water and soap 'boost growth' | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
Access to clean water and soap not only improves hygiene but may boost growth in young children, research suggests.
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Comment: Health overlooked in our response to climate change - Responding to Climate Change

Comment: Health overlooked in our response to climate change - Responding to Climate Change | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
Responding to Climate Change Comment: Health overlooked in our response to climate change Responding to Climate Change The growing body of research and evidence in the area over the past couple of decades hasn't really translated into a broader...
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The groundwater of 90% of Chinese cities is polluted | Danwei

The groundwater of 90% of Chinese cities is polluted | Danwei | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
The front page of the Strait Times (海峡都市报) from Fujian province today reports that the groundwater of 90% of Chinese cities is polluted to some degree, and that of around 60% is “severely polluted”. ...
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Beijing's blinding pollution : Columbia Journalism Review

Beijing's blinding pollution : Columbia Journalism Review | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
Pollution was literally off the charts in the Chinese capital this January, exceeding the upper bounds of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Air Quality Index in the densely populated city of 20 million.
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Dynamite blast injures several at RUSAL bauxite mines : Kaieteur ...

Dynamite blast injures several at RUSAL bauxite mines : Kaieteur ... | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
At press time, four others were being taken via trail to the city. Sources ... Kaieteur News understands that one of the Russian nationals sustained lacerations to the upper body and is considered to be the most seriously injured.
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84% of world's fish not safe to eat more than once a month

84% of world's fish not safe to eat more than once a month | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
http://adgitadiaries.com/ karmanot. One can only imagine that all that polluted fish remains south of Santa Barbara, which does not allow unpleasantness north of Montecitto. Ford Prefect. Yes, in the kelp off of Orange County, ...
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UK air pollution; why are we only now waking up to this public health ...

UK air pollution; why are we only now waking up to this public health ... | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
“The air pollution has been bad in the last few weeks. On one occasion I set off to walk to Sainsbury's and turned back because I was having symptoms,” she says. Meanwhile, Malachi Chadwick found himself wheezing just ...
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Chinas air pollution results from unchecked government, says top ...

Chinas air pollution results from unchecked government, says top ... | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
On 12 January, Beijing's pollution hit a nauseating 755 on a US Environmental Protection Agency-designed 0-500 scale. Below 25 is considered the safe daily level by the World Health Organisation. Stores sold out of ...
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Deadly China Pollution Breathes New Life Into Solar ...

Deadly China Pollution Breathes New Life Into Solar ... | Pollution and Human Health | Scoop.it
China's pledge to reduce pollution after air-quality in Beijing hit hazardous levels on 20 days last month has cut financing costs for the world's biggest.
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