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Health and the Environment Belong in the Same Box: Why Health Impact Assessments Belong in Environmental Assessments

Perhaps because we mostly work inside boxes—hospitals, clinics, universities, and office buildings—it has taken the world’s health community far too long to realize that human health belongs in the same box as what we call “the environment.” 642 more words

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George North "concussion" - the issues

Note: this article was written before Northampton Saint’s press release of Tuesday 6th December (https://www.northamptonsaints.co.uk/news/latest-headlines/2016/dec-2016/northampton-saints-statement-regarding-george-north-tuesday-december-6th-2016/

Concussion is one of the biggest issues in rugby at the moment and indeed theblitzdefence Twitter followers voted it the biggest risk to the future of the game. 1,360 more words


30 Nov 2016 (AFR) - New home sales fall to two-year low as houses, apartments drop, HIA figures show

(30 November 2016, AFR, p29, by Michael Bleby)

‘New home sales dropped to a two-year low in October as purchases of both stand alone houses and units tumbled, Housing Industry Association figures show. 55 more words

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22 Sept 2016 (AFR) - Oversupply fears - 'Unprecedented uncertainty' as new home starts beat 2004 record

(22 September 2016, AFR, p30, by Michael Bleby)

‘A record year for Australia’s volume home builders raises concerns that the country’s largest-ever housing construction cycle has peaked. 48 more words

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8 Sept 2016 (AFR) - Apartment building expands while houses slows: Performance of Construction Index

(8 September 2016, AFR, p36, by Michael Bleby)

‘Construction activity contracted in August as house-building and new orders for standalone houses slumped, the Performance of Construction Index shows. 42 more words

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30 Aug 2016 (AFR) - New home sales falls to 2-year low in July

(30 August 2016, AFR, p35, by Michael Bleby)

‘New home sales fell to a two-year low in July, detached home purchases fell in every mainland state, the Housing Industry Association said.  44 more words

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