Publications - Public health

The Environment and Public Health Institute is a non-profit think tank that addresses the environmental and health threats of our time. When others turn to politicians for solutions, we look to engineers and entrepreneurs for answers.

Some of our work is presented in reports, essays and briefing papers covering current topics. You can access all publications here.

 

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Nicotine and the brain

Nicotine and the brain

Doctor David Eberhard has written a report for EPHI on nicotine, the brain and addiction. Mr Eberhard asks whether addiction itself is really dangerous and how we distinguish between an addiction and a habit. The report is available in both English and Swedish. Watch the call from Brussels...

Is slim a choice?

Is slim a choice?

Doctor Vincent Flink Amble-Naess has written a report for Ephi on obesity and medicines. Flink Amble-Naess notes that effective medical treatment for weight loss is now available. The question is who should get it, how it should be financed and how we...

Taste of nicotine

Taste of nicotine

Taste of nicotine Professor Fredrik H Nyström teaches future doctors at the University of Linköping and has long been a very productive researcher. A researcher who manages to combine his own research with the writing of more accessible popular science texts. In the...

Taste of nicotine

Taste of nicotine

Taste of nicotine Professor Fredrik H Nyström teaches future doctors at Linköping University and has long been a very productive researcher. A researcher who manages to combine his own research with the writing of more accessible popular science....

Obligation to exercise?

Obligation to exercise?

Despite the fact that daily physical activity is probably one of the best things you can do to stay healthy, it is considered to be something you can do on your own. This applies to adults, children and pensioners alike. Is it really reasonable that this should be the case?

The idea was a good one - about political reforms that don't get the results those in power intended.

The idea was a good one - about political reforms that don't get the results those in power intended.

Political decisions taken with good intentions often have unforeseen consequences. The government's investigators are proposing to ban all flavours in e-cigarettes and e-liquids from May 2022. There are many indications that this well-intentioned proposal will not lead to any health benefits. You can read about this and other examples of how unforeseen consequences have led to unintended outcomes in Stefan Mathisson's report.

Spruträdd - Vaccine resistance in Sweden during the coronavirus pandemic

Spruträdd - Vaccine resistance in Sweden during the coronavirus pandemic

Spruträdd - Vaccine resistance in Sweden during the coronavirus pandemic The willingness to vaccinate is high in Sweden, but at the same time there are many who have chosen not to be vaccinated. What is the impact of the so-called anti-vaccination movement? And how does it work? In order to...

To eat or not to eat - dietary advice for real people

To eat or not to eat - dietary advice for real people

To eat or not to eat - dietary advice for real people Eating has become so much more than a way to get nutrition. What you eat can be a stand for a better world for humans and animals alike, for domestically produced products or a...