Survivors: Age and isolation

Published November 10, 2013 | No responses yet
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One of the great things about living in downtown Montreal is I always pass by at least a dozen galleries on the way home, and one of these is FOFA Gallery at Concordia University. Earlier this week, I decided to take a look at some of the new work being showcased as part of the
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Ecological public health

Published October 12, 2013 | 2 responses so far
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Ecological public health: the 21st century’s big idea? (2012) by Tim Lang and Geof Rayner is a superb essay in the BMJ I read today and thought I’d share here. Three things really make it worth a read. First, it really lays out the necessity of better models for understanding public health issues and implementing
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Social Risk Factors for Heat Wave Mortality Among the Elderly

Published December 20, 2011 | No responses yet
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Social Risk Factors for Heat Wave Mortality Among the Elderly: A case study of the 2003 heat wave in Paris, France By Marzieh Ghiasi (Dec 2011) Heat waves are a phenomenon whereby unusually high temperatures persist over a region for days or weeks. Heat waves can have health consequences for populations and often lead to
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