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Hotel Health Risks: Chronic Illnesses You Can Get From A Long Hotel Stay

By | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 19:57

A long hotel stay can increase the risk of developing chronic illnesses.

Singapore Lost in Haze, Experiences Worst Air Quality Levels in Over a Decade

Singapore Lost In A Haze, Experiences Worst Air Quality Levels In A Decade

By | Mon, 06/17/2013 - 23:25

Experiencing a dangerous haze, Singapore's National Environment Agency described air quality levels as "unhealthy" and advised people to stay inside.

Why MERS Isn’t SARS: Study Highlights Key Differences Between The Two Virus Outbreaks

By | Sun, 06/16/2013 - 15:42

Latest research reveals important differences in how the new MERS coronavirus and the SARS virus from 2003 afflict patients.

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Infection And Death Of Trees Linked To Rise In Cardiovascular And Respiratory Deaths; How Are They Connected?

By | Mon, 06/10/2013 - 16:19

A spike in yearly human deaths can be attributed to the mass death of trees from an insect invasion.

Kaiba

3-D Printing Saves Baby's Life [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 05/22/2013 - 17:00

3-D printers and quick thinking saved a 2-month-old baby from suffocating.

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Your Job May Be Boosting Your Risk of Asthma

By | Wed, 01/23/2013 - 09:20

Individuals' occupations may be boosting their risk of adult-onset asthma.

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Healthy Neighborhood Trees Lower Risk of Heart, Respiratory Illnesses

By | Thu, 01/17/2013 - 15:14

The health of trees in your neighborhood can affect your risk for developing cardiovascular and respiratory illnesses.

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Global Handwashing Day: Your Hands Are as Contaminated as a Toilet Bowl

By | Mon, 10/15/2012 - 11:08

A simple task such as hand washing can be the difference between preventing or contracting diarrheal diseases and pneumonia.

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SARS-Like Virus Infected 5 People In Denmark, Health Officials Say

By | Wed, 09/26/2012 - 10:52

Two of the people currently isolated for the infection are under the age of five.

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11 Inmates Take Bite Out of New York County, Seeking $500 Million and Dental Floss

By | Mon, 09/24/2012 - 12:05

The inmates argue that the lack of access to floss is causing them to lose their teeth.

SARS

New SARS-Like Virus Found in Middle East

By | Mon, 09/24/2012 - 11:05

The disease, in the same family of viruses as the common cold, has infected a 49-year-old Qatari national and has already killed a 60-year-old Saudi man.

Some Asthma Patients Can Skip the Daily Inhaler

By | Wed, 09/12/2012 - 11:03

Decreasing inhaler use from daily increments to just when they have symptoms will cut down on costs - potentially a savings of a combined $2 billion a year.