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EPA highlights health impact of air pollution, urges action

Reducing air pollution to help prevent chronic diseases will grow more challenging and have a big impact unless aggressive, collaborative action is taken, said public health leaders who met this week. Nearly 150 million people, roughly half the U.S. population, […]

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Environmental toxins linked to heart defects

Children’s congenital heart defects may be associated with their mothers’ exposure to specific mixtures of environmental toxins during pregnancy, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s