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Deforestation could fuel deadly spread of malaria, yellow fever and Lyme disease

David Hawkins

17th November, 2010

The economic and climate-related impacts of forest destruction are well known, but continued logging could unleash devastating new pandemics and spread fatal diseases into the human population, scientists tell the Ecologist more...
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Behind the Label: Calpol

Pat Thomas

29th October

The season of flu (and fear of swine flu) is upon us. But before you reach for this sticky pink cocktail dished out by doctors and parents as a cure-all for children, think again... more...
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Aborigines feel effects of climate change

Ecologist

1st March, 2009

A new study warns that unless new preventative action is taken, Australian Aborigines will experience higher rates of disease and psychological harm. more...
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How to be healthy: Hayfever

Pat Thomas

2nd June, 2008

Around 15 million Britons endure this three-season affliction. Pat Thomas looks at causes, treatments and drug-free tactics. more...

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