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Landfill site ordered to reduce ‘foul-smelling' fumes after mum wins court fight

Landfill site ordered to reduce ‘foul-smelling' fumes after mum wins court fight

1 hour ago   |   Metro

Rebecca Currie and son Mathew Richards live 400m from a landfill site and feared it was damaging to their health A mum and her son who complained about the ‘foul smelling'...
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Relief for Staffordshire village as Environment Agency is ordered to reduce noxious gases

Relief for Staffordshire village as Environment Agency is ordered to reduce noxious gases

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Lawyers for Mathew Richards argued there is a 'public health emergency' in the vicinity of Walleys Quarry in Silverdale, affecting 'hundreds and probably thousands of local...
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Home Office hotels for asylum seekers ‘akin to detention centres' - report

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Lawyers documented deterioration in health of asylum seekers while staying in accommodation Conditions in hotels used by the Home Office to accommodate asylum seekers during...
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My GP is amazing - and I know she's not alone | Brief letters

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

In praise of GPs | Making tea | Green homes | Vaccine passports Three cheers for Zoe Williams for sticking up for GPs ( GPs are full of kindness and wisdom - so why do they...
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‘It's just that layer of security': UK parents mostly welcome 12-15s getting Covid jabs

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Avoiding disruption to education and being able to travel are valued alongside the health benefits, with schools seen as risky environments Coronavirus - latest updates See all...
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7 Lunch Foods That Can Improve Your Kid's Focus At School

7 Lunch Foods That Can Improve Your Kid's Focus At School

3 days ago   |   Huffington Post

Children's academic performance in a school environment relies on a wide range of factors, and proper nutrition plays a crucial role. In addition to needing well-rounded...
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New Thames tunnel will make London pollution worse, warn climate activists

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Campaigners say Sadiq Khan's support for a four-lane road under the river is at odds with his environmental aims Burrowing deep under the Thames, Silvertown tunnel is scheduled...
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Criticism of animal farming in the west risks health of world's poorest | Emma Naluyima Mugerwa and Lora Iannotti

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

In the developing world most people are not factory farming and livestock is essential to preventing poverty and malnutrition The pandemic has pushed poverty and malnutrition...
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The Climate Emergency: How Pharmacy Can Make a Difference

10 days ago   |   Click on Wales

As the professional body for pharmacists, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society recognises the scale and importance of the Climate and Ecological Emergency. Far from being simply an...
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Health journals make joint call for urgent action on climate crisis

10 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Editorial in publications worldwide urges leaders to take measures to stop ‘greatest threat to public health' More than 200 health journals worldwide are publishing an...
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Landfill site ordered to reduce ‘foul-smelling' fumes after mum wins court fight

Landfill site ordered to reduce ‘foul-smelling' fumes after mum wins court fight

Rebecca Currie and son Mathew Richards live 400m from a landfill site and feared it was damaging to their health A mum and her son who complained about the ‘foul smelling'... Read more ...

Long Covid symptoms: Epstein-Barr virus could be the cause increasing risk...

Long Covid symptoms: Epstein-Barr virus could be the cause increasing risk - what is it?

LONG Covid symptoms: It has been reported that about 30 percent of COVID-19 patients experience long-term symptoms according to the National Library of Health. Another... Read more ...

Michelle Heaton, 42, radiates health in stunning snap

Michelle Heaton, 42, radiates health in stunning snap

After sparking widespread concern among fans with the snap on Tuesday, the star, who is now 20 weeks sober from drink and drugs Read more ...

DTx startup takes on a childhood eye disease & Jonathan Bush on the Cures Act

You're reading the web edition of STAT Health Tech, our guide to how tech is transforming the life sciences. Sign up to get this newsletter delivered in your inbox every... Read more ...

With foreign funds frozen, Afghan aid groups stuck in limbo

The $600 million in funds, which were funnelled through the Afghan Health Ministry, dried up overnight after the Taliban took over the capital Read more ...

SNP Minister Humza Yousaf falls off knee scooter while riding in Scottish...

SNP Minister Humza Yousaf falls off knee scooter while riding in Scottish Parliament

The Health Secretary hit out at BBC political editor Glenn Campbell over his tweet sharing the video. Read more ...

Charity launches first dedicated helpline for people who struggle to sleep

Charity launches first dedicated helpline for people who struggle to sleep

A charity has launched the UK's first dedicated helpline for people who struggle to sleep. The average UK adult suffers nine bad nights' sleep per month - equating to around... Read more ...

Scottish health secretary fails to see the funny side after he takes a...

Scottish health secretary fails to see the funny side after he takes a tumble off his scooter

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Children of the 90s: third generation joins pioneering UK study

Grandchildren, their parents and the original participants gather for 30th year of Bristol health project It was a clinic with health staff in scrubs and masks and all sorts of... Read more ...

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Five deaths and 1,071 cases

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Five deaths and 1,071 cases

The Department for Health has reported another five coronavirus-linked deaths and 1,071 new cases. Read more ...