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Article ID: 697619

The Medical Minute: Staying Safe While Camping and Hiking

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

A little preparation and an understanding of safety can go a long way to avoid potential pitfalls that come with enjoying hiking and camping.

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18-Jul-2018 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 697256

Study Raises Concern About Flame-Retardant Metabolites in Bald Eagles

Indiana University

A study finds that chemicals used in flame retardants, plasticizers and other commercial products are broken down through the process of metabolism into other compounds. Researchers say not enough is known about the dangers posed by those compounds, known as metabolites.

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11-Jul-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697251

Living in Areas with Less Sun May Increase Your Risk of OCD

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Living at higher latitudes, where there is also less sunlight, could result in a higher prevalence rate of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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10-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 697049

New Rapid Test Aims to Get Swimmers Back in NYS Park Waters Faster

Cornell University

Ruth Richardson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, and members of her lab are testing a new water-monitoring technology that, if approved by New York state and federal authorities, could drastically reduce the time state park swim areas must close when water is suspected of being unswimmable.

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5-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696873

In a Warming World, Could Air Conditioning Make Things Worse?

University of Wisconsin-Madison

As climate change continues to push summer temperatures ever higher, the increased use of air conditioning in buildings could add to the problems of a warming world by further degrading air quality and compounding the toll of air pollution on human health, according to a new study.

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29-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696756

Air Pollution Contributes Significantly to Diabetes Globally

Washington University in St. Louis

New research links outdoor air pollution — even at levels deemed safe — to an increased risk of diabetes globally, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Veterans Affairs (VA) St. Louis Health Care System. The findings raise the possibility that reducing pollution may lead to a drop in diabetes cases in heavily polluted countries such as India and less polluted ones such as the United States.

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28-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695988

World STEM Students Convene at IMSA to Collaborate on Sustainable Development Goals

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

International Student Science Fair connects students from around the globe to solve the world’s biggest challenges.

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29-Jun-2018 11:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696725

Media Advisory: Watch the International Student Science Fair 2018 LIVE

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

Tune in to watch live

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29-Jun-2018 11:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696599

Curiosity Based Learning, Inquiry, Research: the Fundamentals of IMSA at the International Student Science Fair

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

IMSA's unique way of thinking and learning reaches a global stage

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29-Jun-2018 11:30 AM EDT
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Making Global Connections at the International Student Science Fair

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

IMSA connects students from across the world to collaborate on making the world a better place

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29-Jun-2018 11:25 AM EDT
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