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Nearly 20M Americans Live Near Oil, Gas and Fracking Wells
Studies reveal living within a mile of active wells has been correlated to increased risk for heart and neurological problems, cancers and adverse birth outcomes
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Overcoming Last Line of Antibiotic Resistance Against Bacterial Infections
Common type of bacteria causing major healthcare crisis as we get closer towards the last line of antibiotic resistance against bacterial infections
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Global Study Finds Massive Health Care Inequity
Study finds massive inequity of access to and quality of health care among and within countries - concludes people are dying from causes with well-known treatments
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Mercury in Fish and Seafood Possibly Linked to Higher Risk of ALS
Preliminary study finds eating fish and seafood with higher levels of mercury may be linked to a higher risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
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Zika Virus Risk Map for U.S. Cities
US cities face potential risk in summer of low, moderate, or high populations of the mosquito species that transmits Zika virus
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Zika Virus Congenital Syndrome
Strong evidence that Zika virus can cause a range of abnormalities in pregnant women infected with the virus
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El Nino May Be Spreading Diseases to New Places
El Nino could be transporting and spreading waterborne diseases like cholera thousands of miles, across oceans, with significant impacts for public health
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Yellow Fever Virus: General Overview
Information regarding Yellow Fever, a virus transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito, and found in subtropical and tropical areas of Africa and South America
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Zika Virus: Increase in Neurological Disorders & Neonatal Malformations
WHO statement on first meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR 2005) Emergency Committee on Zika virus and observed increase in neurological disorders and neonatal malformations
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Gulf War Illness: General Information
Information regarding Gulf War Illness, also referred to as chronic multi-symptom illness in veterans of the Gulf War
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Nitrogen Dioxide: Respiratory & Health Problems
Information regarding Nitrogen dioxide (NO2), an air pollutant that can aggravate respiratory diseases such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis
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Dracunculiasis or Guinea Worm Disease: General Overview
Information regarding Guinea worm disease, a condition caused by a parasitic worm that migrates through subcutaneous tissues causing severe pain
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Zika Virus: Transmission & Prevention, Symptoms & Treatment
Information regarding Zika Virus, a disease similar to chikungunya and dengue viruses spread by the same type of mosquitoes
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Cemeteries: Environmental Pollution and Groundwater Contamination
Information regarding toxic chemicals used in the burial process that can cause environmental contamination and groundwater pollution
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Microbial Diseases: Transmission & General Overview
Information regarding infectious Microbial Diseases, including microbe transmission and protection methods
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Cystinuria: Symptoms, Causes & Treatments
Information regarding Cystinuria, an inherited disease that causes stones of amino acid cysteine to form in the bladder, kidneys and urethra
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Alcoholic Liver Disease: Types, Symptoms & Treatment
Information regarding Alcoholic liver disease, a condition that can occur after years of drinking alcohol
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Dysautonomia: General Overview and Information
Information regarding Dysautonomia, a term used to describe different medical conditions that cause a malfunction of the autonomic nervous system
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Hyper IgM Syndromes: Definitions & Information
Information regarding the types of Hyper IgM Syndrome including diagnosing and treatment methods
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Renal Failure: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
Information regarding the basics of renal failure, a condition when the kidneys lose the ability to filter waste products from the blood
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