Wildfires across the western United States have been getting bigger and more frequent over the last 30 years. The total area these fires burned increased at a rate of nearly 90,000 acres a year -- an area the size of Las Vegas, according to the study. Individually, the largest wildfires grew at a rate of 350 acres a year, the new research says.
Fish consumption advisories for expecting mothers are ineffective in reducing infant exposure to contaminants like persistent organic pollutants. The researchers' model estimates that women who stop eating fish shortly before or during their pregnancy may only lower their child's exposure to POPs by 10 to 15 per cent.
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Created: 4/15/2014 2:35:00 PM
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Easter Lilies Toxic for Cats, FDA Warns [Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
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Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism [Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
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Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study [Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
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Health Tip: Use a Safe Stroller [Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
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Leave It To Beaver taught us that family was all about Mom, Dad and the kids. But my in-laws have shown me an older model of family life that works surprisingly well in the 21st century.

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In some age groups, suicide accounts for more deaths than cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and all the various chronic lung diseases combined.

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Designed to cover half the surface area of a pack, new proposed labels are meant to vividly remind smokers of tobacco’s dangers.
Caregivers of veterans report greater difficulties than do those of other disabled adults.
Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden [Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden
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