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Two pesticides associated with Parkinson's disease: study

New research shows a link between use of two pesticides, rotenone and paraquat, and Parkinson's disease. People who used either pesticide developed Parkinson’s disease approximately 2.5 times more often than non-users.

Feb 12, 2011
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Cigarettes harbor many pathogenic bacteria: Study

Cigarettes are "widely contaminated" with bacteria, including some known to cause disease in people, concludes a new international study conducted by a University of Maryland environmental health researcher ...

Nov 19, 2009
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