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Eye Scan for Alzheimer's, Eclipse Watching Tips, New Hope for Retinitis Pigmentosa, and More in the Vision News Source

The latest research and feature news on vision in the Vision News Source

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Autoimmune Warriors, Controversial Ciggarette Coupons, Online Drug Education, and More in the Healthcare News Source

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Environmental Epidemiology, Wolters Kluwer, Open Access Journal

Wolters Kluwer and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Launch Environmental Epidemiology

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, in partnership with the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), announces the launch of a new open access journal, Environmental Epidemiology, published as part of the Lippincott portfolio. The journal is a companion title to one of the Society’s official journals, Epidemiology.

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Coastal Flooding, FEMA, National Flood Insurance Program, Climate Change

Florida Flood Risk Study Identifies Priorities for Property Buyouts

A study of flood damage in Florida by scientists at UC Santa Cruz and the Nature Conservancy proposes prioritizing property buyouts based on flood risk, ecological value, and socioeconomic conditions.

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Climate Change, Beliefs, Louisiana, Attitudes, Environment, Coastal Erosion, Sociology

Understanding Alternative Reasons Behind Climate Change Denial Could Help Bridge Divide

Mainstream criticism of people who deny climate change essentially portrays climate skeptics as being out of touch, ignorant or somehow incapable of understanding the facts about climate change.

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air pollution and health, Commuting

Crank the AC, Cut in-Car Pollution

For many, the commute to and from work is a lengthy, stressful process. According to the U.S.  Census Bureau, it takes the average American about 26½ minutes to get to work. That’s nearly an hour each day — to work and back — to face traffic snarls and congested highways. That commute can also be hazardous to your health, exposing drivers to an increased amount of air pollutants that have been linked to a whole host of medical maladies, including cardiovascular disease, respiratory issues and even lung cancer.

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Endocrinology, Reproduction, Lactation, Antimicrobial exposure, triclocarban

Exposure to Antimicrobials During Development May Cause Irreversible Outcomes

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have discovered that exposure to environmental levels of triclocarban (TCC), an antibacterial chemical common in personal care products like soaps and lotions as well as in the medical field, can transfer from mother to offspring and interfere with lipid metabolism.

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Extreme Heat Linked to Climate Change May Adversely Affect Pregnancy

A systematic review links extreme heat exposure to changes in gestation length, birth weight, stillbirth and neonatal stress

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World Governments Make Citizens Pay Billions to Destroy Their Own Health

The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) has launched the report Hidden Price Tags: How ending fossil fuel subsidies would benefit our health providing the first-ever comparison of fossil fuel subsidies and the costs to health associated with air pollution from fossil fuels.

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Giant Weedkiller Bottle Torn Down as Europe Debates Future of Glyphosate

Citizens toppled a giant glyphosate bottle at the Schuman roundabout outside the European Commission to symbolise the demand of over 1.3 million people across Europe calling for a ban of the controversial weedkiller.







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