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Study shows that whites cause more pollution resulting in national crisis

Black and Hispanic United States citizens are exposed to more air pollution that is caused by the consumer habits of their white counterparts, a study demonstrates. The findings of the study are referred to as “pollution inequity” and reflects 131,000 premature deaths each year, making it the biggest environmental health risk factor in the country.… Read More »

Care home crisis with 10,000 beds lost as elderly suffer cruel postcode lottery

Older people face a care home postcode lottery after 10,000 beds were lost in the past five years. Half of local authorities – those hit hardest by funding cuts – have fewer beds now than in 2014. The 9,772 fall comes even though nationally the figure rose from 401,322 to 407,058 in the same period.… Read More »