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Day: October 30, 2020

Malaysia is unprepared for an ageing society

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urges the government to prioritise the needs of the country’s ageing population instead of encouraging the construction of retirement villages which serves only a small segment of society. We call upon the government to adopt the Universal Design, a framework for the designing of living and working spaces, and products to benefit the widest possible...
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Health Effects Of Lead Poisoning On Children

"Lead exposure can have serious consequences for the health of children. At high levels of exposure, lead attacks the brain and central nervous system to cause coma, convulsions and even death. Children who survive severe lead poisoning may be left with mental retardation and behavioural disorders. At lower levels of exposure that cause no obvious symptoms lead is now known to produce a spectrum...
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