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  • 1 in 8 deaths linked to air pollution, World Health Organization says

    1 in 8 deaths linked to air pollution, World Health Organization says
    Air pollution kills about 7 million people a year and is linked to 1 in 8 deaths worldwide, according to a report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization.
  • In northern Maine, collaboration brings better health

    In northern Maine, collaboration brings better health
    BANGOR, Maine — Sally Patterson reflected on her part in the healthcare system as she pointed her aging silver Subaru west on U.S. Highway 2 early one morning, headed for the tiny hamlet of Carmel. "You've got to teach people how to look out for...

    Drought linked to polluted winter air

    Drought linked to polluted winter air
    California's parched winter brought a big surge in air pollution, pushing the number of bad air days one-third higher than the previous winter and posing a serious health threat, state air quality officials said Tuesday. Levels of haze-forming soot...

    CDC urges flu vaccinations amid mounting H1N1 illnesses

    CDC urges flu vaccinations amid mounting H1N1 illnesses
    With several weeks or more remaining in a particularly deadly influenza season, U.S. health officials on Thursday urged flu vaccinations for everyone over the age of 6 months, including pregnant women. "Influenza can make anyone very sick, very fast and...

    Leonard Nimoy has lung disease, urges fans to quit smoking

    Leonard Nimoy has lung disease, urges fans to quit smoking
    Leonard Nimoy, best known as Mr. Spock of "Star Trek," has been diagnosed with a lung disease and is lobbying fans to quit smoking in order to prevent a similar fate of living less and not prospering. The 82-year-old actor announced the news on...