Environmental Health: How to Discuss Climate Change

Sources: ClimateDesk.org; YahooNews.com To enlarge, just double-click the pictures. More than 400 protesters stuck their heads in the sand on Australia’s Bondi Beach on Thursday, mocking the government’s reluctance to put climate change on the agenda of a G20 summit...
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Doctors Express Urgent Care: Dealing With Fall Allergies

Source: GMN News Health For a large number of people, fall doesn’t just mean crisp nights and beautiful colors — it means another allergy season. With up to 30 percent of Americans suffering from hay fever or allergic rhinitis, fall is often full of sneezing, itchy eyes and trips...
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New noninvasive colon cancer test hits market

Source: North Jersey.com A new non-invasive test that uses a stool sample to search for evidence of colon cancer might prove to be a viable alternative for those hesitant to get a colonoscopy. The test, called Cologuard, is sold by Exact Sciences Corp. of Madison, Wis., and...
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GOP victory may not bring repeal of Obamacare: N.J. Delegation

Source: NJ.com As a political lightning rod, President Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act took more than a few strikes in Tuesday’s election. But the act likely will remain the law of the land, despite the Republican Party’s electoral success Tuesday, when the GOP strengthened...
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Featured Video: As Cheerleaders Fly High, So Does the Risk of Injury

Source: My Bergen.com Health …Parents, coaches and trainers are focusing their attention on the safety of their players during the fall school sports season, but statistics show that injuries on the sidelines — among cheerleaders — rank almost as high as those that take...
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Quick, cheap Ebola tests could be key to halting virus

Sources: The Daily Share (HLN TV), USA Today.com …Three Americans have been infected (with the Ebola virus) — and…the World Health Organization warned that the number could shoot up to 10,000 people per week (yes, per week) by December. That’s 10 times the...
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