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38 States Report Toxic Lead Levels In Children

A large number of children with elevated blood lead levels (EBLL) might have been left undiagnosed in the U.S., according to a study published in Pediatrics, part of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The CDC data revealed that 38 states and Washington D.C. had childhood lead exposure of 10 micrograms per deciliter or higher.

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New Study: Riding Your Bike To Work Can Cut Cancer, Heart Disease Risk By Almost Half

During a major 5 year study by the University of Glasgow, Scotland, researchers studying the health of more than 250,000 people, compared the health of people who actively commuted to work with people who mostly used public transport or a car. The authors found significant improvements in health and longevity among the cyclists.

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Hyperactivity In Children Linked to Pregnant Mothers Who Used Cell Phone Often

Children born to mothers who frequently used their phones were more likely to be hyperactive, according to a recent study. Researchers examined 83,884 mother-children pairs from Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, Norway, and Korea between 1996 to 2011. Adult hyperactivity was also reported.

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Sunscreen, More Harm Than Good? New Study Dispells Urban Myth

Scientific evidence runs over 34,000 studies and counting, patently disproving the myth that you need sunscreen when being in the sun. Now a new 25,500 person, 20 year study confirms that it’s just as deadly as cigarette smoking, whereas those who opted against this urban legend going without had a lower overall risk of death.

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Alarming Study: More Young People Having Strokes

A growing number of younger U.S. adults are being hospitalized for strokes, and a new study suggests that’s at least in part because more of them have risk factors like high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes.

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Is This Cancer Causing Chemical in Your Shower?

This chemical has been labeled a carcinogen but many bath, shower and personal care products still use it as it is NOT required by law to remove it. Now, two New York senators are making a big push, calling for the FDA to ban it.

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Is Exercise Socially Contagious?

When it comes to exercise, you may want to keep your friends close. A new study published in Nature Communications revealed that exercise is socially contagious, observing that exercise data shared on social networks influenced the exercise habits of people who saw them. Are you influenced?

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