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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...

Scientists discover a powerful antibody that inhibits multiple strains of norovirus

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and their colleagues at the University of Texas...

Parental support is key when autistic adolescents want to learn to...

Philadelphia, June 18, 2019 -- Autistic adolescents need the support of their parents or guardians to prioritize independence so that they are prepared for...

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...

Study finds alcohol and tobacco appear frequently in UK reality television

A new study in the Faculty of Public Health's Journal of Public Health finds that tobacco and alcohol usage are extremely common in British...

Gender bias continues in recognition of physicians and nurses

New Rochelle, NY, June 17, 2019--A new study has shown that patients are significantly more likely to correctly identify male physicians and...

Tanning industry uses promos, cheap prices to lure adolescents and young...

Everyone knows cigarette smoking causes cancer and as a result, prices and advertising are closely regulated to discourage youth from starting. But another cancer...

Lumping all Hispanic-Americans together masks the differences in cancer outcomes

A San Diego State University study is among the first to describe trends in cancer mortality by specific Hispanic group for the...

Facebook posts better at predicting diabetes, mental health than demographic info

Language in Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis in patients, according to a study from Penn Medicine...

Young adults who live near medical marijuana dispensaries use more often

Young adults who live in neighborhoods with more medical marijuana dispensaries use marijuana more frequently than their peers and have more-positive views about the...