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Municipalities should promote interculturalism

Accompanied by her husband, a woman goes to the library to borrow a book. When the librarian asks her for ID, her husband intervenes and takes out the woman's card from his pocket. Surprised, the city employee does not know ...

dateApr 28, 2015 in Social Sciences
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New report shows terrorism is top of mind in US

(Phys.org) —More Americans think about terrorist attacks than violent crime victimization or hospitalization, according to a new report published by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism ...

dateApr 16, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Smog sparks debate over Beijing air standards

Officially, Beijing's air quality is improving. But in recent weeks, patients with respiratory problems have flooded hospitals, highways have closed and hundreds of flights have been grounded by thick smog.

dateDec 01, 2011 in Environment
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Healthcare study says 'black provinces still worse off'

In post-apartheid South Africa health inequalities still persist with the richest provinces, where the largest concentrations of white people live, receiving more government funded healthcare than the poorest provinces, according ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Health
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The cost of over-triage on our nation's health system

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified "secondary over-triage" as a potential area of cost savings for our nation's health care. The phenomenon of over-triage occurs when ...

dateSep 10, 2010 in Health
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