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New study links stream quality and human cancer rates

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study demonstrates that the health of streams can help predict human health in nearby areas. This research provides a new screening tool for human cancer in Appalachia and demonstrates the importance ...

dateApr 21, 2010 in Health
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Study: Child health may suffer in strong economy

A short-term economic boom is not always a good thing for children in developing nations, according to a new study in the Journal of Political Economy. The study found that when Colombia's coffee trade suddenly booms, illness ...

dateMar 18, 2010 in Health
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Late-stage melanoma results in economic burden

In an article published in the March 2010 Archives of Dermatology, researchers report that in the United States, melanoma treatment in late stages of the disease is of significant cost in the population 65 years and older.

dateMar 15, 2010 in Cancer
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Women's group support can improve birth outcomes

Community support groups can reduce neonatal mortality, and lower rates of maternal depression-provided that the population coverage is wide enough and the programmes are appropriately designed. These are the conclusions ...

dateMar 07, 2010 in Health
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