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How in just three years Spanish flu wiped out millions

how in just three years spanish flu wiped out millions
Spanish flu was ‘the greatest tidal wave of death since the Black Death’ - killing as many as 100 million people. Here Laura Spinney shows how it cast a long, dark shadow over the 20th century.

Lead pollution revealed from Black Death ice cores

lead pollution revealed from black death ice cores
Researchers from Harvard University have found that there is no natural amount of lead pollution in air and that harmful levels of the toxin are the result of human activities such as mining.

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News video: It Looks Like We Have Been Polluting The Earth For The Last 2,000 Years

It Looks Like We Have Been Polluting The Earth For The Last 2,000 Years 00:41

A study published in the journal GeoHealth challenges the idea that the Industrial Revolution was the start of Earth’s environmental breakdown. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).
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News video: Two Men Who Succumbed To The Black Death Found Holding Hands

Two Men Who Succumbed To The Black Death Found Holding Hands 00:49

The excavation of a massive, Black Death era burial site located in London has turned up two male skeletons that appear to have been interred holding hands.
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News video: 10 Diseases That Could Wipe Out Humanity

10 Diseases That Could Wipe Out Humanity 08:12

Although microscopic, diseases can be highly infectious and cause painful deaths. From the plague that killed up to 60% of the people in Europe, to Spanish Flu that wiped out 50 million people..
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News video: Origins of the Choker Necklace

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Chokers are a chic must have this year. The eye-catching accessory is great for day and night, but whem did the trend begin? Noblewomen in the Middle Ages wore chokers to protect themselves from..
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News video: Americans Try Hákarl (Rotten Shark)

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According to Anthony Bourdain and Gordon Ramsay this is one of the worst foods in the world. Challenge accepted.
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​Louth residents lose fewer teeth - it's official!

​louth residents lose fewer teeth - it's official!
People in Louth have had 9.94 extractions for every 100 patients over the last year, compared to 11.47 extractions across the East Midlands as a whole. According to research from mydentist, on..
Grimsby Telegraph

Health Lottery results and winning numbers for Thursday, December...

health lottery results and winning numbers for thursday, december...
HAVE your Health Lottery numbers have come up? Ticket-holders across the country will be crossing their fingers and hoping they are lucky, with a jackpot of £100,000 on offer.To scoop a share of the..
Grimsby Telegraph

Cheers to a happy retirement! Bar opens in Grantham care home

cheers to a happy retirement! bar opens in grantham care home
A care home has opened its very own bar for residents to enjoy a tipple or two. Avery Lodge in Grantham is inviting families to join their relatives for a pint in a "relaxed atmosphere". Sam Tasker,..
Lincolnshire Echo

48 skeletons found in Black Death 'plague pit' at Thornton Abbey

48 skeletons found in black death 'plague pit' at thornton abbey
THE discovery of 48 skeletons at an extremely rare mass burial site in northern Lincolnshire have given a glimpse of the grim human toll of one of history's most devastating plagues. The bodies, known..
Scunthorpe Telegraph Also reported by •Grimsby Telegraph

48 skeletons (including 27 children) found in black death plague...

48 skeletons (including 27 children) found in black death plague...
Archaeologists have revealed the grim human toll of one of history's most devastating plagues after a medieval mass burial pit full of victims of the black death has been discovered in Lincolnshire...
Lincolnshire Echo

Black Death burial pit found at site of medieval abbey in Lincolnshire


Children of the Black Death are unearthed in a Lincolnshire burial pit

children of the black death are unearthed in a lincolnshire burial pit
The bones of a people who died from the Black Death have been uncovered by a Sheffield University team, near a monastery hospital at Thornton Abbey, near Immingham, North Lincolnshire.

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