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The 26 Biggest Health Hazards You Face This Summer

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.03.2016 | Travel
The Daily Meal

An article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says that summertime is "trauma season" for hospital emergency rooms. This three-month period that follows s...

Marginalized Women Toil and Labor at All Costs To Support their Families

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 01.18.2017 | Impact
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

Despite frequent glowing media stories about India shining, digitization and IT-enabled cities which are true and show progress in many ways, there still continues to be a ferocious underbelly which encompasses many women workers who have to earn a living to support their families.

5 Unexpected Home Hazards That Send Too Many Kids To The ER

Posted 02.11.2015 | Parents

By: Dr. Vatsala Bhaskar, CentraState Medical Center Published: 02/10/2015 12:01 PM EST on LiveScience Dr. Vatsala Bhaskar is a board-certified p...

The Toxic Smog Cloud Hanging Over Shanghai Looks Just As Bad As It Sounds

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home

Shanghai is notorious for its terrible air quality, but the smog in this Chinese metropolis just hit absurd levels. The government's air pollution mon...

How To Stay Safe And Healthy At The Beach This Summer

Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Eric Bricker for U.S. News Every year, millions of Americans flock to the beach as a fun, low-cost way to escape the summer heat for a few hours...

5 Health Risks You Shouldn't Take

Posted 03.14.2013 | OWN

By Dr. Mehmet Oz The great thing about science: Constant new discoveries have the potential to help us live longer, healthier lives. The not-so-g...

Ancient Ash From 1912 Novarupta Explosion Swept Into Alaska Air by Strong Winds

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 01.01.2013 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Strong winds swept old ash from the largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century into the atmosphere Tuesday, creating flight hazards across the Gulf of Alaska and Kodiak Island, the second-largest island in the U.S.

Barefoot Running Shoe Sparks Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2012 | Business

By Jessica Dye NEW YORK, June 18 (Reuters) - A New York man has sued a unit of Adidas AG, claiming he was duped about the potential f...

A Holiday Wish for Healthy Children in a Healthy World

Nancy Chuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nancy Chuda

In the eighties, we knew very little about the dangers of living with and around chemicals, and even less about the compounded exposures due to their cumulative effects.