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Air Pollution in the UK has a significant impact on life expectancy, according to Public Health England (PHE). An estimated 29,000 people die each year due to air pollution related causes. The main conditions that make up these untimely deaths are respiratory ailments, cancers, birth defects and cardiovascular disease. Impact of Air Pollution in Somerset…

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Here at Somerset Scientific Services, we are supporting the HSE campaign to Go Home Healthy. They are urging employers and employees alike to look after their health. Breathing in dust, gases, vapours and fumes at work can cause life-changing lung disease or make existing conditions worse. Twelve thousand workers die each year from lung diseases…

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Somerset Scientific Services (SSS) have been raising money for our chosen charity Water Aid throughout 2017. Book sales, cake sales and donations for old lab kit have raised a total of £90. The UK government are currently matching all donations so, with gift aid, this means we’ll be contributing a fantastic £225. This is enough…

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