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Music and Art for Bhopal

Last November, long-term BMA supporter Fiona Case organised a hugely successful evening of music at the Pilton Working Men’s Club & Village Hall in Shepton Mallet. Among the acts that night were blues band ‘Social Club’ who have been inspired to organise another terrific looking night of music, this time in Reading. ‘Music and Art […]

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Toxic Merger Update

The controversial merger between Dow Chemical and DuPont was granted conditional approval by the EU on March 27th, paving the way for a deal later this year, despite concerns being raised over apparent attempts to conceal vast liabilities connected with their respective contamination legacies. After announcing the merger, both companies withheld critical information from shareholders […]

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Marathon Season for the BMA Running Team

Sunny Brighton very much lived up to its reputation for the weekend of the 2017 Brighton Marathon, on Sunday 9th April, with glorious blue skies and blistering heat to welcome the runners. The fabulous weather also drew out huge crowds to cheer them all on. Our two intrepid runners weren’t dismayed by the heat and […]

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‘Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD.’

‘Dow Chemical Want Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD.’ Chlorpyrifos is a neurotoxic pesticide widely used in U.S. agriculture (Dow’s chlorpyrifos trade names include: Dursban, Lorsban, Lock-On Insecticide, Cobalt). Generally sprayed on crops, it’s used to kill a variety of agricultural pests. It has a slightly skunky odour, similar to rotten eggs, and […]

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"As an example of a holistic, environmentally-sound, community-focused and patient-centred approach to healthcare, the Sambhavna Clinic is way ahead of anything I have ever visited or worked in, anywhere in the world."

Dr John Hurst, Senior Lecturer, Honorary Consultant, UCL Medical School / Royal Free Hampstead NHS, London