News tagged with environmental medicine

Study: Cleaner air adds 5 months to US life span

A new study by researchers at Brigham Young University and Harvard School of Public Health shows that average life expectancy in 51 U.S. cities increased nearly three years over recent decades, and approximately five months ...

dateJan 21, 2009 in Health
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Scientists call for legal trade in rhino horn

Four leading environmental scientists today urged the international community to install a legal trade in rhino horn – in a last ditch effort to save the imperilled animals from extinction.

dateFeb 28, 2013 in Ecology
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Study links obesity with lowest earnings

A new UC Davis study has found that minimum-wage employees are more likely to be obese than those who earn higher wages, adding to growing evidence that being poor is a risk factor for unhealthy weight.

dateMay 11, 2010 in Health
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