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The effects of pollution on human health are often subtle yet wide-reaching. Case in point, a new study out Tuesday seems to show that heavy exposure to certain automobile fumes can raise the risk of developing a degenerative disease that steadily erodes eyes…

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Several Arizona women who believed they were getting standard lip injections ended up with painful, swollen infections.

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Webmd.com

New recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) may help clarify who can benefit most from a risk assessment test. Now, if a woman has a high risk, the task force is recommending that she see a genetic counselor and possibly be teste…

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Ksl.com

Health officials in eastern Utah are confirming a human case of West Nile virus in the Uintah Basin. This is the third human case confirmed in the state this year.

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Newsweek

Scientists looked at data on millions of people to learn more about air pollution and mental health.

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Gizmodo.com

Progress in fighting measles in Europe has taken a substantial step back. This week, the World Health Organization stripped the UK of its measles-free status, just two years after it commended the country for eradicating the virus locally. The UK’s fate could…

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Wfmz.com

A committee of Pennsylvania Game Commission staff has recommended a statewide ban on feeding white-tailed deer.

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Later this week, Ohio plans to drop nearly a million vaccine doses across 14 counties to inoculate the state’s raccoon population against rabies.

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Whio.com

Illegal street drugs like cocaine and heroin have recently been found containing amounts of the opioid fentanyl, which can be responsible for overdose deaths, officials said in a media release Tuesday.

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Fox News

Parts of a wildlife refuge near Denver, Colorado remains closed after a colony of prairie dogs was infected with plague, a serious bacterial infection that can spread to humans, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced.

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Al.com

Hepatitis A – a serious liver disease – has reached outbreak level in Jefferson County, according to health officials.

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Livescience.com

Reference Article: Overview of the causes, symptoms and treatment for psoriasis.

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Runnersworld.com

Do predawn runs make you want to burrow back into bed? Give yourself a break—you might just be following your body clock.

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Npr.org

The FDA heavily restricted mifepristone — a drug that ends early pregnancies — when it approved it 19 years ago. A former FDA commissioner asks whether the current restrictions should be revisited.

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Scitechdaily.com

Researchers in Umeå, Sweden, have presented a model that explains why memory deteriorates as the body ages. With age, the brain receives an increased load from the heart's beating as the body's large arteries stiffen over the years, causing damage to the smal…

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CBS News

"A pill isn't going to make you do better on a test... A pill won't help you make the varsity team. Food will, exercise will, studying will."

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Wired

Inhaling e-cigarette vapor alone had an immediate, negative impact on the vascular systems of first-time vapers.

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USA Today

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly 10% of all Americans have a nutritional deficiency.

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Bostonglobe.com

As my own family sought out healthier habits, I took the question to the experts and found three truths they seem to agree on.

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