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Superbugs: Resistance is Futile

What do a paper cut, cooking dinner, visiting the doctor’s office and an airplane ride have in common? All of them may seem harmless, but they may be sources of infection, and could also cause the spread of antimicrobial resistance. 1,012 more words

Environmental Health

'Fisher's Fables' by Robert Crouch


Fisher’s Fables

Environmental Health Manager, Kent Fisher, leads a disparate team of hopeful winners in this tale of hot-desking, agile working, unlikely acronyms and awkward assignations. 223 more words

Novels

Brighton and Hove City Council: Housing Related Budget Cuts 2017

I am just going through the housing related proposed budget cuts and savings for 2017, imposed by the Tory government, implemented by a minority Labour council in Brighton and Hove. 334 more words

SSMA Melbourne Seminar (20 November) presentation slides now available

Stop Smart Meters Australia (SSMA) was honoured to host a very well attended presentation by internationally recognised expert Professor Dariusz Leszczynski earlier this month at Oakleigh Grammar Community Conference Centre on… 132 more words

Smart Meter

Public Health investigates rare bacterial infection associated with raw seafood

After a King County woman was diagnosed with a rare and sometimes fatal bacterial infection, Vibrio vulnificus, public health officials are investigating the possibility that the bacteria came from tilapia fish purchased locally. 28 more words

Communicable Disease

Vaping: The New Trend

What is vaping?

Vaping is the act of breathing in flavored vapor through a commercial device (shown below). The flavored vapor is created by heating up a liquid that contains various concentrations of nicotine, propylene glycol, vegetable glycerin, and natural or artificial flavoring. 454 more words

Environmental Health