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Rights group wins court bid against Engen

The Right2Know Campaign has been allowed to join a court case against Engen, which used the Regulation of Gatherings Act to ban protests outside its Durban refinery

Will bushfires affect Australian Open tennis?

Here are the implications the Australian fires might have on tennis players as they gear up for the first grand slam of the new decade

Big business shrugs off health concerns

Boipatong struggles to breathe and residents say the steel mill is to blame. But ArcelorMittal says it is not responsible for their health problems.

Cancer valley pays a high price for South Africa’s oil needs

Respiratory illnesses are taking their toll on South Durban residents, but petrochemical firms deny culpability and won't cough up for health costs.

Temperature increases drive asthma suffering

Climate change and increased temperatures will make asthma one of the biggest medical challenges of this century, say experts.

Fast food linked to child asthma

Extensive research on children is ringing alarm bells about allergies.

Get asthma off your chest

'You can control your asthma" -- that was the upbeat message on World Asthma Day 2011, celebrated on May 3.

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