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The risks of H7N9 infection mapped

A map of avian influenza (H7N9) risk is presented in Biomed Central's open access journal Infectious Diseases of Poverty today. The map is comprised of bird migration patterns, and adding in estimations of poultry production ...

May 03, 2013
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Horsemeat scandal reaches Sweden (Update)

Sweden on Friday became the newest European country to be hit by a widening meat products scandal, as frozen-food company Findus said it was recalling beef lasagna meals there after tests confirmed the products ...

Feb 08, 2013
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Report reveals key concerns of UK's aging society

One in six people in England aged over 50 are socially isolated. They have few socially orientated hobbies, little civic or cultural engagement with society, and may have very limited social networks. This was a key finding ...

Oct 15, 2012
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Top German court upholds sunbed ban for under-18s

Germany's highest court ruled Thursday that minors should be banned from visiting tanning studios due to health concerns, upholding a law that caused controversy in one of Europe's top sunbed markets.

Jan 19, 2012
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