PFAS can be found in hundreds of water systems in the U.S.
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The drinking water systems serving over 70 million people may not meet newly proposed water quality standards. It could cost hundreds of billions of dollars to fix that.
Rates of cardiac arrest are high. So, why don’t more people know CPR?
A trooper checks the tire of a truck carrying flammable contents during a random hazmat checkpoint in Colorado.
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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is looking into new rules for trains. Trucks, however, are involved in thousands more hazmat incidents every year in the US.
Three quarters of Australians are living with HSV-1, with cold sores tending to appear at the most inconvenient times.
An illustration of a human liver with cirrhosis.
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Vinyl chloride dilutes fairly quickly in outside air and water. One concern for lingering exposure from the derailment involves private wells.
These boots were made for superhuman balance.
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If you want to use an exoskeleton to improve balance, a study finds that superhuman reflexes can help you stay upright.
Yes, there are forever chemicals in biosolids we use on farms. Here’s why we don’t need to panic … yet
A soldier stands guard at a makeshift camp in Somalia’s Baidoa, a southwestern town frequently attacked by Al-Shabaab militants.
The negative effects of conflict on human capital – particularly nutrition, health and education – are larger than commonly thought.
Most clinical trials overrepresent young white males.
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Medicine works better when the treatments are tailored to fit each individual person’s biology and history. A first step is increasing diversity in clinical trials, but the end goal is precision medicine.
New Zealand’s health system has been plagued by short-term thinking for decades. The latest reforms need to address key issues if the government wants to future proof our key health services.
Women walk with their donkeys in Ethiopia’s Amhara region.
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The demand for donkey hides to produce ejiao has led to a shortage of donkeys in China and increasingly worldwide.
Guinea worms are long, white parasites that emerge from the legs of infected people through painful blisters.
After nearly 40 years of effort, Guinea worm disease is on the cusp of being the second human disease – after smallpox – to be eradicated on Earth.
Yoga mixes physical exercise with meditation and breathing techniques.
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Yoga’s surge in popularity in the past decade has spurred more research into its effects. The combination of physical movement and mindfulness provides a wide range of health benefits.
With many CIPP repairs, this isn’t just steam.
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A wave of infrastructure projects is coming as federal funds pour in. Cities and everyone in them needs to know the risks from the cheapest, most popular repair method and how to avoid harm.
Apple cider vinegar is said to help with weight loss, heart health, managing cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
Apple cider vinegar is said to help with a wide range of health issues but drinking it every day can have negative effects on your teeth.
Taking part in Veganuary? Then you’ll want to read this.
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Students who scored high on procrastination were found to have worse health nine months later.
In relationships, women tend to take the lead in promoting healthy behaviors.
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Most marriage and health studies have focused on married men and women. But more recent studies examine relationships in which partners have the same gender identity, the same biological sex and who are gender diverse.
Medical personnel attend to Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin after he collapsed on the field during an NFL game in Cincinnati on Jan. 2, 2023.
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ESPN commentators avoided speculation and struck a compassionate tone.
We all eat and drink a bit too much over Christmas and the holidays. But how guilty do we really need to feel about it?