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Researchers tackle link between climate change and public health

The Guardian Graham Readfearn 25 July 2014

The Australian Academy of Science brought together 60 “early- and mid-career” scientists and researchers in Brisbane, hoping to influence how policymakers and governments respond to the impacts of climate change on public health.  39 more words

Microbiology

Public Health England's draft report on shale gas

British Medical Journal editorial on a government report on health risks of the shale gas industry….

http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g2728

Health

Two ways Ebola could become a pandemic

Here are two possible ways Ebola could become a pandemic:

1. It could slow down.

In the past, Ebola patients were only infectious when they were very ill and obviously infected with this disease. 129 more words

Pandemic

Is MERS a biological weapon?

From The Conversation, July 2014

The features of MERS-CoV do not suggest an epidemic disease, but rather, a sporadic pattern. This could be an animal source or deliberate release.

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Outbreak

Straight, No Chaser: Focus on Domestic Violence

Are you concerned about domestic violence? You are not alone. Domestic violence occurs in every culture and society. It occurs in all age groups and in men and women. 435 more words

Public Health

Vaccine Product Inserts

From ‘VacTruth’:

A wonderful aid to consumers, definitely merits bookmarking for perusal for when readers are confronted by the particular issues. Here are some selected extracts from one vaccine insert, which highlight the type of useful information available and the potential dangers that are not usually readily supplied to patients. 426 more words

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