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Deforestation in Amazon increases malaria incidences by nearly 50 percent

A new study shows that deforestation in the Amazon helps spread disease by creating an optimal environment for malaria-carrying mosquitoes. The study, published in the online issue of the CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, found that clearing forests in the … Continue reading

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Prenatal Air Pollution Exposure Linked to Low Childhood IQ Prenatal exposure to pervasive air pollutants may adversely affect a child’s intelligence by preschool, researchers reported today.

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Potential Neuropoison Could Be in Our Food Long after a potentially neurotoxic flame retardant is off the market, it could linger in our food chain. One of the most comprehensive analyses yet of human exposure to PBDEs, or polybrominated diphenyl … Continue reading

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