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U.S. Judge Orders EPA to Limit Pollution into New York, Connecticut

5 days ago   |   By Medscape

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take steps to curb ozone pollution that blows into New York and Connecticut from five other states.
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Race May Be Factor in Completion of Neoadjuvant Breast CA Chemo

5 days ago   |   By Medscape

White women with breast cancer are more likely to complete their neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimen than women of color, a U.S. study suggests.
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FDA Finds Deficiencies in Mylan's Generic Advair

5 days ago   |   By Medscape

Mylan NV said on Wednesday that U.S. health regulators were unable to approve its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's blockbuster inhaled lung drug Advair for the second time, as they found "minor deficiencies" in the treatment.
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U.S. Interior Dept Axed Health Study on Coal Without Clear Reason

5 days ago   |   By Medscape

The U.S. Interior Department has been unable to adequately explain why it cancelled a $1 million study on the public health impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining, the agency's inspector general office said in a report released on Tuesday.
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New cases of salmonellosis reported in melon-related outbreak

New cases of salmonellosis reported in melon-related outbreak

Ten more people are sick in a Salmonella outbreak that has spread to two more states. Pre-cut melons are implicated, according to public health officials who renewed their... Read more ...

Study Shows Link Between Strong Muscles and a Strong Brain

Study Shows Link Between Strong Muscles and a Strong Brain

By Dr. Mercola Science has linked the benefit of physical exercise to brain health for many years. In fact, compelling evidence suggests physical exercise not only helps build... Read more ...

Not so green after all? New study says biodegradable plastic bags might not...

Not so green after all? New study says biodegradable plastic bags might not be helpful to the environment

Plastic pollution is slowly but surely killing our environment, and many of us strive to find better alternatives to problematic items like plastic bags. On the surface... Read more ...

Omega-3 in sports nutrition: Science is ‘exciting and promising, but still...

Omega-3 in sports nutrition: Science is ‘exciting and promising, but still emerging'

Omega-3 supplements positioned specifically for sports nutrition lags behind ingredients like protein powder or amino acids in terms of product development and sales, but... Read more ...

The 10 Best Protein-Filled Foods to Keep You Full and Help You Drop Pounds

The 10 Best Protein-Filled Foods to Keep You Full and Help You Drop Pounds

Eating a diet of 1,000 calories with foods that don't have any nutritional value is exactly what you shouldn't do if you want to lose weight. Instead, eating foods high in... Read more ...

Rural Americans are 2 to 3 times more at risk of severe obesity

Rural Americans are 2 to 3 times more at risk of severe obesity

For years, severe obesity rates have been three times higher among rural children in the US as among urban kids. But the disparity continues to widen for adults, the latest CDC... Read more ...

Vegetarian diets help type 2 diabetics lose weight and could prevent them...

Vegetarian diets help type 2 diabetics lose weight and could prevent them dying of heart disease

Researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington DC, found that ditching meat improves type 2 diabetics' insulin and cholesterol levels... Read more ...

Daily Fasting May Improve Weight Loss

Daily Fasting May Improve Weight Loss

Daily fasting based on time-restricted eating, the 16:8 diet named for its 16 hours of fasting and its 8 hours of feasting may reduce weight loss and lower blood pressure. Read more ...

Insane Border Patrol car chase demonstrates how illegals put American...

Insane Border Patrol car chase demonstrates how illegals put American citizens at risk on public roads

Another tragedy involving illegal aliens has occurred in Texas that not only serves to highlight the inadequacies of our current level of border security but also how dangerous... Read more ...

Mediterranean-style diet found to improve quality of life for people who are...

Mediterranean-style diet found to improve quality of life for people who are depressed

The Mediterranean diet is known to be among the healthiest of diets with a lower incidence of chronic disease and greater longevity. It is considered a “gold standard” in... Read more ...