Climate Change May Be Fueling a Rise in Stroke Deaths

Intense weather fluctuations caused by climate change could be contributing to an increase in stroke deaths, a new study claims. Freezing cold fronts and broiling…

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Parks, Forests Boost Preschoolers’ Mental Health

Toddlers who grow up near nature are less likely to have emotional issues, even if the green space is just a park or a big…

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EPA Sets Strict Limit on PFAS ‘Forever Chemicals’ in U.S. Drinking Water

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that it has finalized a first-ever rule that will drastically lower the amount of PFAS, also known as “forever…

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Ozempic, Wegovy Won’t Boost Thyroid Cancer Risk: Study

Wegovy, Ozempic and other drugs known as GLP-1 analogues have become wildly popular for controlling diabetes and helping folks lose weight. There were concerns that…

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Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Poses No Risk of Autism, ADHD in Kids

There’s no evidence that acetaminophen use during pregnancy increases the risk of childhood autism, ADHD or intellectual disability, the largest study to date on the…

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Can Pregnancy Accelerate Aging for Women? Study Says Yes

Pregnancy transforms women’s bodies in many obvious ways, but new research suggests it may also accelerate aging. Women who had been pregnant appeared to be…

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It May Be Fine to Exercise During Long COVID

People with Long COVID might be able to exercise to improve their health, something that up to now has been discouraged, a new study suggests.…

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Suicide Rates Have Doubled in 20 Years Among U.S. College Athletes

Suicides among U.S. college athletes have doubled over the past two years, according to data from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Suicide is now…

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Too Many U.S. Women Disrespected, Mistreated During Childbirth

Childbirth is a harrowing ordeal, and it’s being made worse by mistreatment from health care providers during labor, a new study says. More than one…

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Rising Threat to Americans’ Healthy Sleep: Neighborhood Gunfire

A good night’s sleep is often hampered by caffeine, hunger, alcohol or chronic pain. Now, America has a new cause of poor sleep: the sound…

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Active Workstations Could Make You Smarter at Work

Desks that require folks to stand or move as they work also might help them produce better results on the job, a new study suggests.…

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Germs in Your Gut Could Sway Your Odds for Obesity

Research into germs that travel through the human digestive tract shows that some may promote obesity while others might help prevent it. Not only that,…

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