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People in Peru Are Being Exposed to Potentially Dangerous Levels of Mercury

University at Albany, State University of New York

People living in the southern Peruvian Amazon are being exposed to potentially dangerous levels of mercury due to a combination of their diet and artisanal and small-scale gold mining occurring in their communities.

Channels: Environmental Health, Public Health, South America News, All Journal News, Staff Picks,

19-Dec-2019 4:20 PM EST
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'Ojos' study to examine eye disease in Latino communities

University of Illinois at Chicago

With $9.7 million in funding from the National Eye Institute, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago will study the impact of chronic eye disease among Latinos.

Channels: All Journal News, Race and Ethnicity, Vision, Grant Funded News, National Eye Institute (NEI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), South America News,

10-Dec-2019 2:10 PM EST
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Brazilian Butt Lift Is Here to Stay: Plastic Surgeons Share the View from Brazil

Rodrigo Rosique, MD, PhD

Brazilian Butt Lift Is Here to Stay: Fat grafting to enhance the appearance of the buttocks has continued its rapid ascent in popularity. A prominent Brazilian husband-and-wife plastic surgery team has summed up their experience and insights on gluteal augmentation and received their second Best Paper Award by the leading Plastic Surgery journal by focusing on the use of the patient's own fat to safely achieve the desired cosmetic improvement.

Channels: Surgery, Women's Health, South America News, All Journal News,

25-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Bolivia’s Power Vacuum: What to Know
18-Nov-2019 12:45 PM EST
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