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26 Mar Lead poisoning more widespread than thought

Excluding Chicago- style lead poisoning Long-term, low-level lead exposure may be linked with more than 256,000 premature deaths from heart disease in middle-aged and older Americans each year, according to a new study. The researchers analyzed data from 14,300 people in the United States, covering nearly 20...

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26 Mar Georgia moves on testing for lead

Georgia officials will more closely monitor how utilities in the state test water for lead. For the first time, the Georgia Division of Environmental Protection (EPD) will check the addresses where water systems take their samples to be sure those sites are at the highest risk...

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08 Feb Tired all the time?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 15.3 percent of women and 10.1 percent of men regularly feel very tired or exhausted in the United States. Tiredness can cause an array of problems. For example, around 1 in 25 adult drivers report...

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08 Feb This is probably a bad idea

Researchers report the success of a clinical trial that tested the effectiveness of deep brain stimulation for slowing function-related cognitive decline. This enables people affected by Alzheimer's to keep living independently for longer. The success of a recent phase I clinical trial seems to indicate that...

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