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Over 2 lakh deaths in UP due to cardiovascular diseases

Suryaa 29 Sep 2023
The issue has been deliberated in detail at various platforms, including the World Heart Federation besides the Cardiological Society of India as ‘air pollution is an uncontrollable risk factor’ ... to air pollution may increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Watchdogs urge Nestlé, Danone and other food giants to 'deplastify'

GreenBiz 29 Sep 2023
The new report, which was produced by Surfrider Europe and Zero Waste France, said there had been a shift in the industry's mindset towards plastics, with companies seemingly more aware of the risks associated with plastic pollution and recognizing the need to 'deplastify'.

From pests to pollutants, keeping schools healthy and clean is no simple task

Hastings Tribune 29 Sep 2023
Understanding and controlling common pollutants indoors can improve the indoor air quality and reduce the risk of health concerns ... The EPA’s 2021 revised lead and copper rule aims to reduce the risks of childhood lead exposure by focusing on schools and child care facilities and conducting outreach.

Sarasota health department issues no swimming advisory for Caspersen and Siesta beaches

Herald-Tribune Sarasota 29 Sep 2023
While the beaches remain open, this should be considered a potential health risk to the public and swimming is not recommended ... tract of humans and animals, and may indicate increased risk of human disease, infections or rashes.

Nuturing our bodies and our planet

Cleburne Times-Review 29 Sep 2023
Editor’s note ... We've seen the devastating effects of pollution, deforestation, and climate change on our planet, which echo the detrimental effects of neglecting our own bodies ... Poor air quality resulting from pollution not only harms the environment but also increases the risk of respiratory illnesses in individuals ... https.//

Paly: Record-breaking rains damage Great Bay flora and fauna; community steps up

Seacoast Online 29 Sep 2023
Laura Brown of Fox Point Oysters explains that “when there’s more than 1½ inches of rain in a 24-hour period, the NH Shellfish Warden closes the oyster beds to harvesting to avoid any risk of exposing people to bacteria and pollutants that wash into the bay from untreated ...

COLUMNIST: Trump wants a gag order

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 29 Sep 2023
I t's been clear for some time that U.S ... Based on the former president's response to the Justice Department's motion for a limited gag order in the Jan ... Trump has disparaged the court, the prosecution and the prosecutors; threatened to pollute the jury pool, and heightened the risk of attacks on prospective witnesses and court personnel ... .

Sowing seeds of resilience with aid of agri-tech key in weathering climate change

The Jordan Times 29 Sep 2023
Jordan's arid climate and limited water resources make agricultural production a precarious endeavour ... Moreover, the centre has conducted tests to explore the hypothesis that utilising treated water in fodder production is beneficial and does not pose health risks or environmental pollution ... Section. Local Journalists. Rayya Al Muheisen Image Position.

Is it time for a federal judge to put a gag order on Donald Trump?

Bangor Daily News 29 Sep 2023
Harry Litman, the senior legal affairs columnist for the Los Angeles Times opinion page, is a former U.S. attorney and deputy assistant attorney general ... Trump has disparaged the court, the prosecution and the prosecutors; threatened to pollute the jury pool; and heightened the risk of attacks on prospective witnesses and court personnel ... ....

Tensions are flaring once more in the South China Sea. Here’s why it matters for ...

CNN 29 Sep 2023
Competing claimants, such as the Philippines, say such actions infringe on their sovereignty and violate maritime law ... Here’s what you should know ... The South China Sea is home to hundreds of largely uninhabited islands and coral atolls and diverse wildlife at risk from climate change and marine pollution ... China has ignored the ruling.

Smoggy Days Raise Short-Term Odds for Stroke

Polk County Itemiser-Observer 28 Sep 2023
Depending on the specific nature of the pollutant in question, stroke risk rose anywhere from 5% to 28% within less than a week after first being exposed to high levels of air pollution ... As to why air pollution raises stroke risk in the first place, Toubasi pointed to a number of ways in which pollution harms the body.

How deadly is the air you breathe?

Al Jazeera 28 Sep 2023
The same month, Harvard scientists showed an association between pollutants in emissions from carbon combustion and an increased risk of some cancers ... is not good enough for the WHO, said Neira – especially in the face of the new health risks of air pollution emerging every day.

Short-Term Exposure to Air Pollutants Linked to Incidence of Stroke

San Francisco Examiner 28 Sep 2023
28, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- There is a significant association between short-term exposure to air pollutants and the incidence and mortality rate of stroke, according to a review published online Sept ... "This highlights the importance of global efforts to create policies that reduce air pollution.

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