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Pollution at the heart of China's water woes

While much attention is being paid to the negative consequences of environmental pollution in China, another crisis is brewing, with equally dangerous consequences for people's health and the nation's development: water scarcity.

24 Jan 2014 - 3:15AM

While much attention is being paid to the negative consequences of environmental pollution in China, another crisis is brewing, with equally dangerous consequences for people's health and the nation's development: water scarcity.

Pollution at the heart of China's water woes
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Sexual revolution in a state of ignorance
Iraqi children pay a heavy price
China must declare war on tobacco
Show you're committed to the cause, Beijing
A simple checklist to save thousands of lives
Drug company bribes hurt China's health care system

In China, relationships between doctors and patients are under stress. One reason is the unethical behaviour among some doctors and drug companies. Although the practice of bribing doctors is not new in China, new allegations have surfaced recently against some well-known drug companies that call for new and more effective measures against this practice.

10 Sep 2013 - 2:45AM

In China, relationships between doctors and patients are under stress. One reason is the unethical behaviour among some doctors and drug companies. Although the practice of bribing doctors is not new in China, new allegations have surfaced recently against some well-known drug companies that call for new and more effective measures against this practice.

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