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Audit: Military personnel unprotected from toxic chemicals

Fitness & Health: The Defense Department has dragged its feet on protecting service personnel from “forever chemicals” at military installations…

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Mobility restrictions can have unexpected impacts on air quality

Fitness & Health: An international collaborative study led by University of Helsinki has conducted a holistic study to investigate the…

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Hundreds of chemicals, many in consumer products, could increase breast cancer risk

Fitness & Health: Every day, people are exposed to a variety of synthetic chemicals through the products they use or…

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Novel coronavirus discovered in British bats

Fitness & Health: A coronavirus related to the virus that causes Covid-19 in humans has been found in UK horseshoe…

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How can counselors address social justice amid climate change?

Fitness & Health: We’re currently living in what many scientists are calling the Anthropocene, the period during which human activity…

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Study is first to show that air pollutants increase risk of painful periods for women

Fitness & Health: Dysmenorrhea, that is, frequent severe and painful cramps during menstruation from abnormal contractions of the uterus, is…

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Lower exposure to UVB light may increase colorectal cancer risk

Fitness & Health: Inadequate exposure to UVB light from the sun may be associated with an increased risk of colorectal…

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Afghanistan finds deadly fungal infection in COVID patients

Fitness & Health: Afghanistan’s health minister says a deadly fungal infection known as “black fungus’ that first surfaced in Indian…

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Air pollution during pregnancy may affect growth of newborn babies

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Air pollution affects the thyroid glands, and thyroid hormones are essential for regulating foetal growth and metabolism…

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Separating natural and man-made pollutants in the air

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: (a) Dominant land cover types in the study domain (74°E, 27°N–80°E, 30°N) are urban areas, croplands and…

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