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Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy can be just as detrimental to a developing fetus as primary exposure through maternal smoking

Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy can be just as detrimental to a developing fetus as primary exposure through maternal smoking

Changes in economy and healthcare accompany Poland’s accession to the European Union

Changes in economy and healthcare accompany Poland’s accession to the European Union

State of "incomplete" health has resulted in a loss of productivity in the workforce

State of "incomplete" health has resulted in a loss of productivity in the workforce

Asbestos bill fails to provide promised solution

Asbestos bill fails to provide promised solution

Depression overtakes back pain for incapacity benefit claims

Depression overtakes back pain for incapacity benefit claims

Onconase granted orphan drug status for malignant mesothelioma in Australia

Onconase granted orphan drug status for malignant mesothelioma in Australia

Sleep deprivation also has impact on national health

Sleep deprivation also has impact on national health

Study recommends the provision of ear plugs, education at rock concert entrances

Study recommends the provision of ear plugs, education at rock concert entrances

Supermarket bakery workers are at considerable risk of developing work related asthma

Supermarket bakery workers are at considerable risk of developing work related asthma

Nurses struggle to cope with violent patients

Nurses struggle to cope with violent patients

Study highlights importance of pesticide worker dermal exposure

Study highlights importance of pesticide worker dermal exposure

Genetic defect boosts the chances of becoming addicted to tobacco

Genetic defect boosts the chances of becoming addicted to tobacco

Pioneering study shows that age, gender, neuroticism have little or no part to play in the development of musculoskeletal disorders

Pioneering study shows that age, gender, neuroticism have little or no part to play in the development of musculoskeletal disorders

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has announced progress toward expanding the nation's supply of vaccines for flu season

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has announced progress toward expanding the nation's supply of vaccines for flu season

Workers exposed to dioxin have higher cancer rates

Workers exposed to dioxin have higher cancer rates

Health expert has hails Hong Kong's work to fight SARS both locally and overseas

Health expert has hails Hong Kong's work to fight SARS both locally and overseas

Research aims to improve the health and safety of construction workers

Research aims to improve the health and safety of construction workers

Health problems among timber workers exposed to industry chemical PCP are to be investigated

Health problems among timber workers exposed to industry chemical PCP are to be investigated

500 WTC recovery workers and volunteers have new and persistent respiratory problems

500 WTC recovery workers and volunteers have new and persistent respiratory problems