News alerts: w/b 26th August 2017

Please find below details of selected public health-related news stories that were reported in the above week. ScotPHO is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked news articles / publications and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Please note that some of the linked websites may require registration, subscription or payment to view articles. For new publications relating to health protection and for updates on infectious disease and other outbreaks, please see the Health Protection Scotland website.

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Monday 28th August

Researchers examine link between maternal ambient air pollution and fetal growth

More details: Study, The Times, Scottish Daily Mail.

Tuesday 29th August

Scottish Government report on number of people recieving free personal and nursing care

More details: Scottish Government, Scotsman.

Thursday 31st August

Review of Scottish Government's tobacco strategy is published

More details: Review, BBCHerald, STV.



Profiles indicator updates: w/b 26th August 2017

  • No profile indicator updates in this week.

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