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Pollution linked to 9 million deaths worldwide in 2015, study says
The fatal effects of pollution are seen across our planet.
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News Image Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:12:19 GMT
Exposure to air pollution before birth may shorten our lives
Pollution affects us even in the womb: Women who are exposed to air pollution during pregnancy have babies with shorter telomeres (a genetic biomarker), a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics found.
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News Image Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:00:54 GMT
Week of wildfires polluting air as much as year of cars
The wildfires blazing across Northern California this week produced the same amount of air pollution as vehicles did in the state in one year, according to Sean Raffuse, an air-quality analyst at the Crocker Nuclear Laboratory at the University of California, Davis.
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News Image Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:51:04 GMT
Arsenic-polluted water linked to cancer in India
Millions of people in Bihar, India, are showing symptoms of arsenic poisoning, which can be linked to cancer, due to consumption of contaminated drinking water.
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Polluted environments kill 1.7 million children each year, WHO says
Each year, environmental pollutants cost an estimated 1.7 million lives among children under 5, according to World Health Organization reports released Monday.
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News Image Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:11:36 GMT
#MeToo sexual assault stories trigger trauma
#MeToo has become a rallying cry for victims of sexual abuse and harassment, but could the posts trigger trauma as well?
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News Image Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:08:41 GMT
Why insurance really is a life or death issue
Screenings covered by insurers needs to be seen through the lens of equality, explains the president and dean of Morehouse School of Medicine.
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News Image Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:27:50 GMT
California combats deadly hepatitis A outbreak
As firefighters continue to battle blazes across the state of California, public health officials are dealing with another ongoing crisis: one of the largest person-to-person hepatitis A outbreaks in the country since the development of a vaccine, more than two decades ago.
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News Image Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:14:50 GMT
FDA approves 2nd gene therapy targeting non-Hodgkin lymphomas
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a second gene therapy for cancer, the first to target non-Hodgkin lymphomas.
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News Image Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:25:19 GMT
Report: 42% of kids now have their own tablets
The amount of time young children spend on mobile devices has tripled in just four years, from 15 minutes a day in 2013 to now 48 minutes, according to a new report. The report also finds that 42% of children now have their own tablet devices.
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News Image Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:47:36 GMT
No water, no power: Life one month after Hurricane Maria
After Hurricane Maria toppled the bridge that connects him to the rest of civilization and ripped the roof and walls off his house here in the central mountains of Puerto Rico, Ramn Sostre raised a weathered American flag above the wreckage.
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News Image Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:38:15 GMT
Can't hear? Try a game
If you avoid noisy restaurants because you can't hear your spouse or you have to turn your TV up so loud that the neighbors complain, you are not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss, and as you age, some loss is inevitable for many.
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News Image Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:41:32 GMT
A Philando Castile campaign is wiping off a year's worth of lunch debts at St. Paul schools
The original goal of "Philando Feeds The Children" was to to help cover the student lunch debt at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet School in St. Paul, where Castile worked as a nutrition supervisor.
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News Image Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:23:02 GMT
Families fight for normalcy after wildfires destroy autism school
For about two weeks, 7-year-old Caden Higuera from Windsor, California has been cooped up in his house playing with Legos and patching together 500-piece puzzles.
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News Image Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:26:44 GMT
City of Los Angeles opens investigation into drugmaker following CNN report
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer has launched an investigation into California-based drugmaker Avanir Pharmaceuticals, the subject of a CNN report into its aggressive targeting of nursing home residents with a drug called Nuedexta that may be unnecessary or unsafe for this population.
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News Image Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:44:12 GMT
Deputy takes off uniform to fight opioid epidemic
For 22 years, Deputy Charles Johnson has started his workday by putting on his police uniform.
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News Image Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:38:20 GMT
'Oh my God, this is crazy' - 911 calls from nursing home released
We know how the ordeal ended -- with the deaths of 14 people from a sweltering Florida nursing home.
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News Image Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:28:29 GMT
How technology will shape our future fitness
What may replace wrist-worn fitness trackers in the future? From swarms of drones to sensors hidden in your socks, experts weigh in on how we might track our workouts and our health in the years to come.
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News Image Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:00:49 GMT
Cancer drugs grown in chicken eggs may lower cost
Researchers in Japan may have found a way to produce cheaper drugs that could be used to treat a range of diseases from chicken eggs.
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News Image Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:09:59 GMT
A spate of deadly disasters for the elderly
Recent wildfires in California and hurricanes in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico have put a spotlight on vulnerable seniors -- including a number of deaths that authorities have said were preventable.
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News Image Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:00:52 GMT
A puberty book for girls that's about more than periods
Naama Bloom decided to write a book to empower girls during a time when, too often, they feel uncomfortable, ashamed and embarrassed.
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News Image Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:47:33 GMT
Hospital ship waits for sick Puerto Ricans -- but no one knows how to get on it
Sammy Rolon is living in a makeshift clinic set up at a school. He has cerebral palsy and epilepsy, and is bed-ridden. He's waiting for surgery that was scheduled before Hurricane Maria smashed into Puerto Rico. Now he can't even get the oxygen he needs.
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News Image Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:37:32 GMT
How to break carb cravings, once and for all
If you're like many people I know, the thought of giving up pasta and bread in an effort to shed a few pounds (or more) might seem like an unfair punishment -- perhaps even a tease, especially when those foods seem to be on everyone else's plates.
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News Image Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:55:10 GMT
Sugary drink sales plummeted after price increase, study says
From Colombia to South Africa, France to India, governments around the globe are exploring whether taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages might curb obesity rates. Do these fines actually work to prevent people from choosing sweet drinks?
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News Image Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:03:07 GMT
One in nine American men has oral HPV, study finds
About one in nine American men is infected with the oral form of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Nationwide, rates for oral HPV infections are 11.5% of men and 3.2% of women: 11 million men, compared with 3.2 million women, the researchers estimated.
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News Image Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:35:42 GMT
Two simple ways to lower odds of stillbirth
Counting kicks and sleeping on your left side aren't a guarantee that you'll have a safe and healthy pregnancy, but they are easy, low-cost ways to reduce the risk.
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News Image Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMT
Plague outbreak leaves 57 dead, more than 680 infected in Madagascar
The plague outbreak in Madagascar is continuing to spread at unprecedented rates, with 57 deaths and more than 680 cases.
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News Image Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:46:00 GMT
Handgun waiting period laws save lives, study says
Over 33,000 people in the United States die each year from firearm injuries, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, delaying the purchase of guns by a couple of days could save nearly 1,700 lives a year, according to a study released Monday.
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News Image Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:00:32 GMT
Kids for sale: 'My mom was tricked'
The 7-year-old girl, dressed in bright pink and holding one of her favorite stuffed animals, sees her motherfor the first time in nearly a year. A brilliant smile spreads across Namata's face, punctuating her excitement.
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