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Climate change: stressing mental health – and uncertainty

Predicted impacts of climate change on health range from heat stroke to famine. A framework published in December now sheds...

Swine flu backlash

Back in October I began to suspect that pandemic response measures would come to be criticised if a severe winter...

Another epidemiological transition?

A literature review by Montira Pongsiri of the US Environmental Protection Agency and colleagues suggests we are moving towards the...

EHDN: Environment and Health Through a Poverty Lens

The PDF of a presentation I gave last June at the Environment Health and Development Network (EHDN) Inaugural Symposium was...

Science and policy: keeping it real

The fallout from the recent debate in the UK about reclassification of illegal drugs has a lot to do with...

On swine flu

There were encouraging signs this past week from a few cities in the US and from Scotland that things may...

Welcome

Every so often I’ll be sharing thoughts on research or debates I’ve come across. The views are mine and don’t...

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