Thousands of Deaths Linked to Weak US Air Pollution Rules

Military service comes with life-threatening risks, but a study published in November 2019 shows that tens of thousands of veterans are dying from an invisible danger: air pollution in the U.S. The researchers concluded that the EPA standards for air quality are not adequate to protect Americans from death caused by air pollution, and their […]

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Third-Hand Smoke

Third-hand smoke is the residue from cigarette smoke that stays on just about every surface exposed to that smoke. The smoke residue clings to hair and fabrics, including clothing, carpets, drapes, and furniture upholstery, and it can cause serious health problems.

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How Safe are Natural Supplements?

In their quest for health and beauty, half of all American adults take natural supplements to solve all sorts of problems. But do these products really work, and how much do Americans know about their safety? Not as well as one may think, and not nearly enough.
Ultimately, it is unwise to trust the claims that manufacturers of dietary supplements make about either the effectiveness or safety of their products. Let the buyer beware.

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