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Sunny Days May Boost Suicide Rate
Sunny Days May Boost Suicide Rate
September 11, 2014; 11:07 AM

The fact that suicide rates tend to peak in springtime has long puzzled scientists. But now, a new study in Austria shows that in any season, a couple of sunny days may mean higher suicide rates.
Eight Common Outdoor Threats Everyone Should Be Aware Of and Prepared For
Eight Common Outdoor Threats Everyone Should Be Aware Of and Prepared For
September 04, 2014; 10:57 AM

Diseases, infections and dangers that could ruin your next hike.
Researchers Find Mix of Pollution and Extreme Temperatures can be Deadly to Some
Researchers Find Mix of Pollution and Extreme Temperatures can be Deadly to Some
September 04, 2014; 9:49 AM

Particulates, ozone and smog coupled with extreme temperatures form a more dangerous health threat than these problems would be individually, researchers have found.
Space Does Weird Things to Astronaut Immune Systems
Space Does Weird Things to Astronaut Immune Systems
August 25, 2014; 10:25 AM

Life in space does strange things to the human body — it stretches the spine, it turns muscles to jelly, and now new research led by NASA shows that spaceflight confuses the immune system, too.
Flu Shot Recommended for All Pregnant Women
Flu Shot Recommended for All Pregnant Women
August 20, 2014; 2:22 PM

Pregnant women should get the flu shot, regardless of how far along they are in their pregnancies, according to updated guidelines released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
Deadly Algae Are Everywhere, Thanks to Agriculture
Deadly Algae Are Everywhere, Thanks to Agriculture
August 14, 2014; 10:55 AM

Get used to algae blooms, they may be coming to a body of water near you.
PHOTO: Toxic Toledo Algae Bloom Seen From Space
PHOTO: Toxic Toledo Algae Bloom Seen From Space
August 11, 2014; 10:45 AM

An algae bloom in Lake Erie that left hundreds of thousands of people in Toledo, Ohio, and its surroundings without water for two days is visible in new satellite imagery.
How the Ebola Outbreak Became Deadliest in History
How the Ebola Outbreak Became Deadliest in History
August 06, 2014; 12:24 PM

The reasons why the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has grown so large, and why it is happening now, may have to do with recent weather patterns in the region.
Heat Waves & Cold Snaps Kill 2,000 Each Year in US
Heat Waves & Cold Snaps Kill 2,000 Each Year in US
July 30, 2014; 11:36 AM

About 2,000 Americans die each year due to extreme weather conditions, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Study Suggests Possible Link Between Kidney Stones, Climate Change
Study Suggests Possible Link Between Kidney Stones, Climate Change
July 14, 2014; 10:23 AM

Could higher temperatures be increasing patients' risk of getting kidney stones? At least some experts think so.
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