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- Website: Evidently Cochrane
- Resource type: Article
Summary - The message of this resource is:
Poor housing is associated with poor health. Research shows cold, damp and overcrowded homes can have a negative impact on your respiratory health.
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chronic respiratory disease
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Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?
Step 2 - Transparency
Is it clear who developed the resource and how?
Step 3 - Usability
Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?
Rated on: 4/19/2017 4:26:20 PM
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