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February 18, 2014 Scientists Fear Bird Flu Pandemic Is About to StrikeSource: Liberty Voice
Scientists working in Shanghai, China have announced that genetic differences in the potentially lethal bird flu virus which is going around China is increasing the possibility of a pandemic strain and they fear a pandemic is...
February 13, 2014 "Stress in America" Survey - text/vidoSource: WBRE
Results for the American Psychological Association's "Stress in America" survey are out and this year the findings show teens and young adults have a high level of stress. Professor of Psychology Dr. David Palmiter says "on a 10...
February 7, 2014 Americans want more food safety oversightSource: Pork Network
Results of a recent Harris Poll of 2,236 adults show that the majority of the U.S. adults in the survey are concerned about food recalls, and believe there should be more government oversight in regard to food safety. According...
February 6, 2014 Report: Fracking raising water supply worriesSource: USA Today
The USA's domestic energy boom is increasing demands on water supplies already under pressure from drought and growing populations, a new report says. The water-intensive process used to extract oil and gas from shale underground...
February 6, 2014 FACT CHECK: Anti-Obamacare chorus is off keySource: Washington Post
WASHINGTON — New estimates that President Barack Obama’s health care law will encourage millions of Americans to leave the workforce or reduce their work hours have touched off an I-told-you-so chorus from Republicans, who’ve...
Source: TG Daily
New research predicts that coastal regions may face massive increases in damages from storm surge flooding over the course of the 21st century. According to the study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
Source: Think Progress
According to the results of a Sierra Club national survey released Tuesday, seven-in-ten Americans favor the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) putting limits on the amount of carbon pollution that power plants can release....
Source: Modern Health
Memo to the White House: The website may be fixed, but President Barack Obama's new health insurance markets have yet to win over most consumers. Negative perceptions of the healthcare rollout have eased, a new Associated...
January 27, 2014 Study links flooding to human activities, changing landscapes
Punch - A new report has blamed the rising occurrences of flooding all over the world on human activities in addition to climate change/global warming, MAUREEN AZUH writes Flooding has in recent years become a major problem that...
January 21, 2014 China's exports linked to western U.S. air pollutionSource: CNN
Pollution doesn't respect national borders. Outsourcing manufacturing to China may have resulted in less pollution in some parts of the United States, but other regions have lesser air quality because of U.S.-bound Chinese...
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