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These eclipse glasses were recalled at the last minute, Illinois Department of Public Health warns

The glasses potentially did not meet the ISO 12312-2 safety standard, which makes it safe to gaze d…

Geoff Weiss   


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Is it too hot to be outside? Plug in your ZIP code to check your city's 'heat risk'

Heat waves are no joke. A HeatRisk map from the CDC and National Weather Service can help keep you …

Jaures Yip   


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Toxic chemicals in your car seats could be increasing risks of cancer, study warns

Have you been harbouring the misimpression that the worst thing that could happen to you while comm…

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Why 4 new bird flu developments have experts worried about the virus

The H5N1 bird flu virus is changing and getting more opportunities to adapt to humans. Experts are …

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The first case of a 'highly contagious' ringworm infection spread through sex has arrived in the US, researchers say

New York researchers say they have studied the first reported case of TMVII, which is found to ofte…

Matthew Loh   


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The 3rd human case of bird flu in the US has 2 new and troubling symptoms

The H5N1 avian-flu virus has its third known infection in a US farmworker. Unlike previous patients…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Cockroaches wouldn't exist without humans. We helped them become one of the world's worst pests, according to a new study.

The German cockroach, one of the most common household pests, adapted to thrive in human dwellings…

Lloyd Lee   


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A timeline of King Charles' health struggles, from his cancer diagnosis to his return to public duties

At the time, the palace said the king would be stepping back from public-facing duties to undergo a…

Maria Noyen   


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Floods in Brazil spark conspiracy theories over the cause, including toxic jet vapor trails and antennas in Alaska

Rio Grande do Sul has been facing heavy rains since last week, with 143 people confirmed to have lo…

Cameron Manley   


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Worried about 'forever chemicals' in your water? Try electron-beaming it!

Fast-food wrappers, paper plates, and non-stick pans share a hidden danger: forever chemicals. Nume…

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People intolerant of other religions are more likely to reject science, study asserts

Oftentimes, science is misrepresented or outright rejected in service of deeply ingrained convictio…

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Bird flu particles were found in pasteurized milk. A former surgeon general says he isn't changing what he eats.

Store-bought milk may contain genetic fragments of H5N1 bird flu virus, but a former surgeon genera…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Bird flu could jump to humans any day. A former surgeon general says it feels like 2020 again.

H5N1 avian flu virus is spreading in cattle herds. Former surgeon general Jerome Adams, who served …

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Photos show Dubai overwhelmed by torrential rain and may expose the downsides of trying to control the weather

The UAE's cloud seeding operations may have worsened flash floods that left roads turned into river…

Kelsey Vlamis   


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Air pollution caused 8.1 million deaths in 2021 globally, 2.1 million in India, notes HEI Report

The report mentioned that air pollution was one of the leading risk factors for death in South Asia…

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Your drinking water could contain fewer hazardous 'forever chemicals' under new federal rules

Peer-reviewed studies have linked PFAS to some cancers, decreased fertility, high cholesterol, and …

Catherine Boudreau,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Wealthy Silicon Valley county becomes first to declare loneliness a public health emergency

San Mateo county is one of the wealthiest in the US, hosting the headquarters of tech giants includ…

Alia Shoaib   


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A human performance scientist shares the 9 supplements he takes daily for gut, brain, and muscle health

Professor Andy Galpin, whose clients include the LA Clippers and Travis Barker, adjusts his daily s…

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Ultra-processed plant-based food has been linked to heart disease and early death — but a simple swap could boost your health

Plant-based ultra-processed foods increased the risk of heart disease in a new study, while whole f…

Kim Schewitz