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Big business shrugs off health concerns
Big business shrugs off health concerns
"I loved sport, especially the freedom of just running. Now I can't even walk to the end of the street without breathing heavily." That freedom was...
[Video]Welcome to SA's 'cancer valley'
[Video]Welcome to SA's 'cancer valley'
Compelling evidence shows petrochemical industries have caused the exceptionally high cancer and asthma rates in the South Durban valley.
Cancer valley pays a high price for South Africa's oil needs
Cancer valley pays a high price for South Africa's oil needs
Seventy-year-old Elizabeth Barnes wakes up at 2am, unable to breathe. The retired nurse, a resident of South Durban, gets up and, wheezing, draws a...
Temperature increases drive asthma suffering
Temperature increases drive asthma suffering
Asthma is one of the biggest afflictions that humans have had to face with urbanisation and industrialisation. At the turn of the 20th century it...
Fast food linked to child asthma
Fast food linked to child asthma
A diet of fast food and takeaways may be behind the steady surge in children's asthma and allergies affecting the United Kingdom and other...
Get asthma off your chest
Get asthma off your chest
'You can control your asthma" -- that was the upbeat message on World Asthma Day 2011, celebrated on May 3.
Get asthma off your chest
Get asthma off your chest
'You can control your asthma" -- that was the upbeat message on World Asthma Day 2011, celebrated on May 3. But South African health experts say...

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