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Poverty Articles


Poverty costing UK £78bn a year

1st August 2016

Report says poverty in the UK costs average tax payer £1,200 a year.

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Public health goals should reflect state, individual responsibilities

9th April 2013

On World Health Day, we are reminded of the complexities of the health environments in which we live and work.

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Arsenic poisoning linked to gold mines

19th November 2012

Arsenic levels in the drinking water of an Indian village are found to be high, along with unsafe levels in people.

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Parental stress linked to child obesity

23rd October 2012

Parents under pressure may be more likely to opt for cheap, fast foods at the end of a hard day at work, a study shows.

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Children living in poverty miss out on free school meals

20th April 2012

Study finds many children living in poverty are missing out on free school dinners.

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Autism varies among social groups

3rd April 2012

A new study suggests autism improvements vary between children, with social background playing a role.

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Rise in child-abuse cases amid hardship

6th February 2012

The number of children being admitted to hospital with abuse-linked injuries has risen since the economic downturn began.

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Child poverty hotspots revealed

11th January 2012

Figures show one third of children in Scotland live in severe poverty.

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ADHD link to diabetes in pregnancy

10th January 2012

A new study shows diabetes in pregnancy and poverty linked to ADHD.

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Millions hit by drought in Afghanistan

22nd November 2011

Aid agencies are warning that children could soon be starving amid a huge shortfall in aid donations.

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