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What Survivors of Gun Violence Need
It's not just the physical injuries that affect survivors of gun violence. Anxiety, depression and neighborhood safety also play roles.
Traffic Really Can Make Your Blood Boil
You aren’t imagining it: The sound of traffic can raise your blood pressure and lead to hypertension. Air pollution can make it worse.
The Young and Guns
About a third of Colorado middle and high school students surveyed said they could access a gun; 12% said they could do it within minutes.
A Common Chemical's Connection to Parkinson's
Trichloroethylene is in our air and water. It's used in dry cleaning, to degrease metal and remove paint. PD seems linked to high exposures.
Enlisting Cows in the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotics regularly given to livestock lead to antibiotic-resistant bacteria that endanger humans. What happens when the cycle is broken?
Nature Documentaries Could Help Save the Planet
Nature documentaries showing the loss of plant diversity around the world raise our awareness of environmental threats to plant life.
Air Pollution Adds to Osteoporosis
Certain types of air pollution can double the bone thinning associated with aging. The spine is particularly vulnerable to these effects.
COVID-19 and Ongoing Heart Problems
The SARS Co-V virus isn't always bad news for the hearts of those infected with it, but it can be, and the risk can remain for over a year.
Those who've had COVID boosters may think they're covered, but protection wanes after about 5 to 6 months. New variants are an issue, too.
What Prison Populations Can Tell Us about COVID Protection
Prisoners live in close quarters, so COVID rates trend high. Seeing what helps keep transmission in check there is a useful lesson for all.
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