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British Medical Journal: Cold Homes Cost Lives

12th May 2011 07:47

An editorial in the British Medical Journal focuses on the health impacts of cold homes and fuel poverty.

The authors, Dr Keith Dear and Professor Anthony McMichael from the Australian National University in Canberra say the Marmot Review Team's report, The Health Impacts of Cold Homes and Fuel Poverty, identifies three gains that could be achieved by improving the insulation in British homes: saving lives, protecting the environment and reducing health inequalities.