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Inhaling air pollution-like irritant alters defensive heart-lung reflex for hypertension

TAMPA, Fla. (June 18, 2019) -- Air pollution significantly increases the risk for premature deaths, particularly in people with underlying cardiovascular disease, clinical...

UToledo research links fracking to higher radon levels in Ohio homes

Updated June 24, 2019 - NOTE: Out of an abundance of caution, The University of Toledo is working with the Ohio Department of...

From surfer shorts to surgical drapes

Human exposure to unnecessary and potentially harmful chemicals could be greatly reduced if manufacturers add chemicals only when they are truly essential in terms...

Warming waters in western tropical Pacific may affect West Antarctic Ice...

Warming waters in the western tropical Pacific Ocean have significantly increased thunderstorms and rainfall, which may affect the stability of the West...

Women caught in a pickle by their own immune systems

Women get autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis eight times more than men do. On the other hand, women...

Burt’s Bees presents research on the proven power of naturals at...

DURHAM, N.C., June 11, 2019 - Burt's Bees, a leading provider of personal care products committed to natural skin care solutions, today announced research...

Research reveals sustainable method to produce lifesaving opiate antidotes at reduced...

ST. LOUIS, MO, June 11, 2019 - Overdose from opiates has skyrocketed. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, on average,...

EWG: Nitrate pollution of US tap water could cause 12,500 cancer...

WASHINGTON - Nitrate pollution of U.S. drinking water may cause up to 12,594 cases of cancer a year, according to a new peer-reviewed study...

One change can make diet more planet friendly

Baltimore (June 10, 2019) - Food production is an important contributor to climate change, accounting for about a quarter of carbon emissions globally. According...

Study illustrates gaps in knowledge and lack of support for girls...

June 10, 2019 -- A study led by Marni Sommer, DrPH, RN, associate professor of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health,...