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UK must tackle road crashes, skin cancer, and asthma

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 03 November 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1044
  1. Klaus Morales
  1. BMJ

    The UK Health Protection Agency has identified four important sources of illness and death where changes could be made to significantly improve public health. They are traffic crashes, unintentional poisonings, malignant melanoma, and asthma.

    The agency's latest report, published last week, says: “As these incidents impact on the young, are preventable and affect society through loss of working life years, they should be a …

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