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2014 Saw Only 3 Shark Attack Deaths Worldwide

4 in 10 Americans Breathe Unhealthy Air: Report

58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC

ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure

Adopted Kids' Average IQ Higher Than Non-Adopted Siblings: Study

Air Pollution May Be Linked to Higher Rates of Kidney Disease

American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins

Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study

As Altitude Rises, Lung Cancer Rates Seem to Fall

As Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Threaten U.S., Less Money Spent Fighting Them

As the Weather Warms, Avoid Gardening's Pitfalls

Asian Camel Crickets Find a Home in U.S., Study Finds

Asthma Rates Similar Among Black Children in Urban, Rural Areas: Study

Babies Still Sleeping With Soft Bedding Despite SIDS Risk: CDC

Bad Neighborhoods May Make You Age Faster

Beijing Olympics Study Hints at Smog's Impact on Birth Weights

Beware the Bitter Cold

BPA in Canned Goods May Raise Your Blood Pressure: Study

Camping Wisely Helps Prevent Wildfires

Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious?

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation

Cities Are Getting Hotter, New Research Reports

Clearing Land Around Farms Doesn't Improve Food Safety

Climate Change a 'Medical Emergency' Posing Major Risks: Experts

Climate Change May Already Be Costing American Lives

Climate Change Will Boost Grass Pollen Production, Study Contends

Climate Change Won't Lower Number of Winter Deaths, Study Claims

Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Study

Cold Weather a Bigger Killer Than Heat, Study Finds

Contagious Leukemia Killing East Coast Clams

Could a Noisy Neighborhood Make You Fat?

Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?

Could Household Bleach Raise Kids' Risk for Flu, Other Infections?

Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level?

Could Time Spent Outdoors Raise Cataract, Glaucoma Risk?

Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences

Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms

Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural Disasters

Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods

Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?

Don't Become a Blizzard Casualty

Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip

Easy-to-Walk Communities Linked to Sharper Senior Minds

E-Cigarette Vapor May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco Smoke: Study

E-Cigarettes Seem to Dampen Immune Response in Mice

Environment Trumps Genes at Shaping Immune System: Study

Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study

EPA Wants Less Dental Mercury Entering Environment

Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: Study

Extreme Weather May Raise Risk of Salmonella Infection, Study Says

Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC

Fish-Related Food Poisoning in Florida Under-Reported

Flame Retardants May Raise Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds

For Earth Day, Turn Off the Faucet and the Ignition

'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies

Genetically Modified Foods, Herbicides and Human Safety

Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating

'Green Space' at School May Help Kids Learn, Study Suggests

Green Space in Cities May Soothe the Heart

'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study

Health Tip: Spare the Environment During the Holidays

Higher Altitude May Lead to Lower Weight, Study Contends

Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

High-Tech Skin Maps Show Chemicals From Clothes, Beauty Products

Hog Workers May Bring Drug-Resistant Bacteria Home

Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System

Hot Weather Safety Essential for Elderly

Household Dust Harbors Thousands of Microbial Species

How to Stay Safe When Riding Out a Blizzard

Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study

In Northeast, Weather Changes May Mean More Ticks, Earlier

Indoor Wood-Burning Can Affect Air Quality

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study

Keeping Safe in a Big Freeze

Kitchen Towels Can Make You Sick

L.A. Law Curbing Fast Food Didn't Cut Obesity Rates: Study

Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls

Leaky Pipes May Mean Tainted Tap Water: Study

Legionnaire's Disease Most Deadly for Frail, Elderly, Experts Say

Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk

Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure

Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study

Make the Most of This Weekend's Time Change

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home

Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women: Study

Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution

Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids

More Americans Dying From Hypothermia, CDC Says

Most Americans Have Access to 'Exercise Opportunities,' Study Finds

Moving to a Poorer Neighborhood Might Be Bad for Your Waistline

Music Resonates Across Cultures, Study Suggests

Nation's Capital Named 'Fittest City' in U.S.

Natural Selection Still Key in Human Evolution, Study Contends

Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay

New York City Rats Carry Fleas Known to Transmit Plague

One-Third of Mass Shootings Worldwide Occur in U.S.

Pesticides, Plastics Chemicals Tied to Earlier Menopause in Women

Pet Geckos May Pose Health Risk

Pig Farmers at Greater Risk for Drug-Resistant Staph Infections: Study

Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development

Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds

Poorly Maintained Plumbing Often Leads to Legionnaires' Disease, CDC Says

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids

Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study

Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study

Random Mutations Responsible for About Two-Thirds of Cancer Risk: Study

Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies

Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals

Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory

Rise in Deaths Even When Smog Is Below EPA Standard: Study

Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs

Roundworm Parasite Targets Canine Eyes

Scientists Find Signs of Toxic Flame Retardants in Americans

Sea Creatures Getting Bigger Over Time

Searing Heat, High Humidity a Threat to Your Health

Secondhand Smoke Tied to Raised Stroke Risk in Study

Septic Tanks May Allow Fecal Matter Into Lakes, Rivers

Serving in Middle East May Raise Skin Cancer Risk in U.S. Vets

Sharing a Bathroom With Many Others? Your Toothbrush Likely Has 'Fecal Matter'

Smartphones Could Be Early Warning System for Earthquakes

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

Smog May Be Harming Your Brain

Smog Plus Pollen May Mean Even More Sneezing

Smokers in Cars Pose Risk to Passengers: Study

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk

Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk

Spring Allergies Coming Into Bloom

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Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise

Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water

Strong Neighborhood Bonds, Less Gun Violence?

Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products

Study Refutes Notion That Fans Are Useless in Extreme Heat

Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study

Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates

Surge in Pollen May Spur Many Cases of Dry Eye

Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds

Test Your Home for Radon: EPA

The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design

Those Little Gas Spills When You Fill Up May Harm the Environment

Tick Infection Epidemic Among American Indian Tribes in Arizona: CDC

'Tis the Season for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone

Troops in Middle East May Be at Risk for Lung Problems

Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight

What's the Best Method for Cleaning Hospital Rooms?

Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles Around

Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma

Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults: CDC

Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says

Your Birth Year Could Influence Your Odds for Obesity, Study Suggests