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Here's a better way to go after breast cancerCharlotte ObserverAround 40,000 women die from breast cancer each year. Only about 30 percent of cases can be explained by known risk factors like genetics. Research now tells us that pollution accounts for a large number of the rest. October is Breast Cancer Awareness ...
'Sooty birds' reveal hidden US air pollutionBBC NewsSoot trapped in the feathers of songbirds over the past 100 years is causing scientists to revise their records of air pollution. US researchers measured the black carbon found on 1,300 larks, woodpeckers and sparrows over the past century. They've ...
Scottish government announces mental health funding boostBBC NewsMental health services are to be boosted by £500,000 of extra funding, the Scottish government has announced. The funding comes on top of the existing £1,125,000 allocated to NHS 24 for mental health. It will be used to improve the services offered to ...
Medical Marijuana Decreases Symptoms for ManyRocky Mountain CollegianIt's no secret that Colorado legalized marijuana, when citizens passed Amendment 64 in November 2012. This allowed adults over 21 to grow 3 immature and 3 mature marijuana plants legally, and it's no surprise that Colorado's has benefitted from the ... |