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Research and findings on urban health.

Health effects of air pollution

Marilyn
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09 Mar 2020

Marilyn’s story

Marilyn is a retired art teacher who lives in Brixton with her husband and three grown-up children. As a teenager she was treated for TB and, following the recent death of her brother, has become even more concerned about her health.

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Health effects of air pollution

Piarve
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09 Mar 2020

Piarve’s story

Piarve is the parent of Janila, 8, and has lived in Southwark all her life. Piarve works in events for an interior design company, as well as running sewing classes and other community fashion initiatives.

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Health effects of air pollution

Sarah
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09 Mar 2020

Sarah’s story

Sarah is an outdoor worker for an environmental education charity in Lambeth. She doesn’t own a car and tries to cycle most places, with public transport her back-up option.

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Health effects of air pollution

Ying
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09 Mar 2020

Ying’s story

Ying lives with her husband and child in Bermondsey. Being environmentally aware and a mother, she would like to know more about air pollution and how it affects our health.

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Health effects of air pollution

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09 Mar 2020

Alika’s story

Alika and Alex, 3, live in Southwark. Alika, who moved to London from Nigeria in 2000, is doing an electrical apprenticeship by day and is a youth worker by night.

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Health effects of air pollution

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Air pollution and older people

Air pollution is linked with heart failure, strokes, poor cognition and even lung cancer in older people over 65, with high levels of particulate matter increasing their risk of hospitalisation. Our research shows that older people are less likely to point to poor air quality as an important issue to address.

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Childhood obesity

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24 Feb 2020

UK product profile

An assessment of the nutritional quality of approximately 50% of packaged foods and beverages sold in the UK in 2016 and their suitability to be marketed to children

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Childhood obesity

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10 Dec 2019

Understanding Southwark’s food experience

Food systems and public life insight report

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Adolescent mental health

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06 Nov 2019

A descriptive analysis of adolescent mental health in Lambeth and Southwark

Review of key measures relating to adolescent mental health

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