Ancestors of modern humans are thought to have routinely used fire 350,000 years ago. Fire helped to keep them warm in cold environments, scared off wild animals, roasted...
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Air pollutants harm heart structure, function
Higher exposure to fine particulate matter was associated with significantly larger left ventricular volumes and lower ejection fraction, according to data presented at EuroCMR...
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Wood Stove Pollution in the Developed World: A Case to Raise Awareness Among Pediatricians
Use of wood for residential heating is regaining popularity in developed countries. Currently, over 11 million US homes are heated with a wood stove. Although wood stoves...
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Could Air Pollution Cause DNA Damages in Children and Teenagers?
Children and teenagers face a type of DNA damage called telomere shortening in children and teenagers, due to increased traffic related air pollution.
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Exposure to high prenatal stress and air pollution linked to increased risk for childhood asthma
A new study has found that children, especially boys, whose mothers were exposed to higher levels of outdoor particulate air pollution at the same time that they were very...
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Measles outbreaks caused by suppressed immune systems, not "anti-vaxxers," finds intriguing air pollution study
Measles are making a huge comeback in the United States. Parents who don't vaccinate their kids are often blamed by doctors and journalists for the revival of this rather...
1 month ago - Natural News
Traffic pollution linked to aging and asthma in children
Youngsters had a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening - the main cause of premature aging - say Californian researchers.
1 month ago - Daily Mail
Traffic-related air pollution linked to DNA damage in children
Children and teens exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution have evidence of a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening, reports a new study.
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
Study finds link between traffic-related air pollution and telomere shortening in children
Children and teens exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution have evidence of a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening, reports a study in the May...
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Could the Handmaid's Tale Actually Happen?
The handmaids-if they had been allowed to write in Margaret Atwood's dystopia-would not have much to write home about. As the book and popular Hulu show portray, the lives of...
1 month ago - The Atlantic
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This Creative Family Photo Tells A Story Of Love, Loss And Hope
A creative family photo is giving people all the feels. Louisiana mom and blogger Chrissy Roussel shared a photo of her children with her siblings' kids on Facebook . The photo...
A Baby's Skin No Match for The Sun
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Children with asthma at greater risk of heart failure
Young asthma sufferers were found to have thicker left ventricles in the heart, found researchers in New Orleans. This can cause the heart muscle to lose elasticity and...
Heidi-May Honess's parents push for financial help
The parents of a Perth toddler who suffers from a rare condition which leaves her needing help to breathe are calling on the government to provide financial assistance.
Tweets To J.K. Rowling On 20th Anniversary Of Harry Potter Will Make You Weep
Get out some Kleenex and remember how Harry Potter changed your own life Unless you're a clueless Muggle, you already know that today marks the 20th anniversary of Harry...