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August 5, 2016 High Smoking Rates Continue Among Racial, Ethnic Groups, Despite Overall Decline In US: CDCSource: IB Times
Cigarette smoking among Native Americans has seen a high rate in the nation, despite a significant decline in overall adult cigarette smoking since 1964, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report...
July 28, 2016 New study sounds the alarm on dietary supplementsSource: THV 11
Consumer Reports finds certain ingredients in dietary supplements sold around the country can carry major health risks, including heart palpitations, allergic reactions and pain, reports CBS Sports' Dana Jacobson.
July 28, 2016 Highest paid CEOs generate sub-par performanceSource: Houston Chronicle
Promising a CEO a big payout doesn't generate big profits, according to a new study by financial analytics firm MSCI.
Source: CBS News
The same tides that affect ocean waves can trigger earthquakes along California's San Andreas Fault, and scientists unexpectedly find that these quakes are more likely to happen as tides are strengthening, not when they are at...
July 19, 2016 Global warming set to cost the world economy £1.5 trillion by 2030 as it becomes too hot to workSource: The Independent
Global warming will cost the world economy more than £1.5 trillion a year in lost productivity by 2030 as it becomes too hot to work in many jobs, according to a major new report.
Source: Washington Post
In an ambitious study that represents the latest merger between big data approaches and the quest to conserve the planet, scientists have found that across a majority of the Earth’s land surface — including some of its most...
June 30, 2016 Timeline: Zika’s origin and global spreadSource: Reuters
The following timeline charts the origin and spread of the Zika virus from its discovery nearly 70 years ago:
Source: The Guardian
New report says Flint water crisis is not an anomaly, as analysis reveals 5,363 water systems – providing drinking water to 18 million – breached federal laws
Source: Telegrapg (UK)
The British public is increasingly isolationist in outlook despite Britain’s long history of empire and influence in the post-War global order, a new survey of Europe has found.
June 13, 2016 Accidental deaths in U.S. reach record highSource: UPI
The United States has seen a record rate of accidental deaths in the last two years, primarily caused by drug overdoses and falls.
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