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Brian Colston obituary
Other lives: Innovative doctor who improved GP services in Birmingham and beyond

Jon Bloomfield

01, Nov, 2021 @7:51 PM

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‘We feel vindicated’: life by a landfill after vital high court ruling
People living amid toxic fumes hope ruling will force Walleys Quarry to make urgent changes

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

17, Sep, 2021 @3:23 PM

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Offices may harbour asthma risks, new research suggests
Study at Birmingham lung disease service points to printer toner and cleaning products as potential triggers

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

05, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Vectura shareholders urged to reject Philip Morris takeover
Health experts, medics and charities warn £1.1bn tobacco firm deal could cost inhaler maker access to government grants

Rob Davies

17, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘The air is toxic’: how an idyllic California lake became a nightmare
The shrinking Salton Sea was once a tourist destination. Now it’s home to dangerous algal blooms, endless dust and noxious air

Maanvi Singh in Calipatria and Salton City

24, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK refuses to commit to immediate lowering of air pollution limits
Government accused of disregarding coroner’s words about death of Ella Kissi-Debrah, aged 9

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

17, Jun, 2021 @1:31 PM

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Asthma in toddlers linked to in-utero exposure to air pollution, study finds
Developing foetuses ‘exquisitely sensitive’ to harm from tiny particles, scientists say

Damian Carrington Environment editor

21, May, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Air pollution linked to ‘huge’ rise in child asthma GP visits
Exclusive: consultations for asthma and other respiratory infections go up with increased dirty air, finds study

Damian Carrington Environment editor

18, May, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Asthma drug helps older people cope with Covid at home – study
Inhaling budesonide found to shorten recovery for over-65s, and over-50s with underlying conditions

Sarah Boseley Health editor

12, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Charities urge clarity over who qualifies for next UK vaccine wave
Many vulnerable people who expected to be on ‘at risk’ list next in line for jab say they have been left out

Sarah Marsh, Frances Ryan and Dan Sabbagh

12, Feb, 2021 @6:28 PM

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Asthma drug may reduce risk of severe Covid if taken early – study
Inhaled budesonide could become first treatment in early stages of infection if study confirmed

Linda Geddes

10, Feb, 2021 @7:10 PM

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Avoid using wood burning stoves if possible, warn health experts
Charity calls for people to use alternative, less polluting heating and cooking options if they can

Matthew Taylor

01, Jan, 2021 @11:05 AM

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