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The New Borders of Health

That immigration is a part of our society is a fact. The opening of borders and the admission of new countries like members of the European Community have supposed a considerable flow of “new” citizens with same obligations but not always with same rights that “old” Europeans. These citizens have been an economic and social… » read more

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CAP Reform

CAP must deliver environmental outcomes The CAP is the most important European policy influencing how people manage their land. Some reform of the CAP has taken place. This has decoupled payments from production, generated and increased funding for rural development measures, and introduced basic environmental standards across most farms. However wildlife habitats and the quality… » read more

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Internet regulation

As the biggest unregulated market in the world, the internet leaves patients who choose to buy online at particular risk of counterfeit/substandard medicines. The European Alliance for Access to Safe Medicines (EAASM) is conducting internet research to assess this growing threat. Thus far, some worrying results have been revealed, including: • 93.8% do not have… » read more

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There are many examples of the failure to use the precautionary principle in the past, which have resulted in serious and often irreversible damage to health and environments. Appropriate, precautionary and proportionate actions taken now (e.g. children using mobile phones, WiFi, ICNIRP Guidelines revision or installation of mobile masts on residential properties revision)to avoid plausible… » read more

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