Spotlight on air pollution in Europe

Think of air pollution these days and you probably think of China. In 2017 alone air pollution is estimated to have caused about 1.24 million deaths in China. But what about elsewhere? Now, for the first time, a health impact study has estimated the mortality rate due to air pollution in more than 1,000 European … Continue reading Spotlight on air pollution in Europe

Talking about death and dying

To encourage open conversation about the inevitable end of life, palliative care experts across Australia devised an online course to teach people more positive ways to talk about it, publishing their evaluation in the journal PLOS ONE. According to Lauren Miller-Lewis, a lecturer in positive psychology at Flinders University, and colleagues, this is increasingly important as … Continue reading Talking about death and dying