Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
This infographic explains everything you need to know about the ... - Business Insider The story broke when the US Environmental Agency discovered that many of Volkswagen’s diesel cars emitted up to 40 times more fumes than the... 02/2/2016 - 3:38 pm | View Link
'Diesel Capital' Worst In Pollution, Too - Times of India Delhi-based research and advocacy agency (CSE ... new cars in Kolkata are diesel driven and diesel ... "Direct exposure to toxic fumes is very ... 01/30/2016 - 2:21 pm | View Link
It is time for carmakers to clean up their act - EUobserver ... it had fitted its 2.0-litre diesel engine with ... the US Environmental Protection Agency]”. ... forced to breathe its toxic exhaust fumes ... 01/29/2016 - 3:06 pm | View Link
[Opinion] It is time for carmakers to clean up their act - EUobserver ... it had fitted its 2.0-litre diesel engine with ... the US Environmental Protection Agency]”. ... forced to breathe its toxic exhaust fumes ... 01/29/2016 - 11:41 am | View Link
Diesel fumes increases risk of a premature birth by nearly a... - Western Daily Press Diesel fumes increases the risk of a premature birth by nearly a fifth, a new study warned. ... the air below the Environment Protection Agency's 01/29/2016 - 11:25 am | View Link
Oil spill and road damage anger Gungahlin residents - Brisbane Times Oil spill and noise anger Gungahlin residents - Brisbane Times 01/23/2016 - 7:18 am | View Link
US Environmental Protection Agency tested diesel fumes on children The US Environmental Protection Agency funded experiments that exposed children to diesel fumes. In experiments conducted between 2003 and 2010 and funded by the US Environmental Protection Agency, children as young as 10 years of age were exposed to ... 01/23/2015 - 2:36 am | View Link
WHO agency: Diesel fumes cause cancer LONDON (AP) – Diesel fumes cause cancer, the World Health Organization's cancer agency declared Tuesday, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public health threat as secondhand smoke. The risk of getting cancer from diesel fumes is small ... 06/13/2012 - 6:50 am | View Link
WHO's cancer agency: Diesel fumes cause cancer LONDON (AP) -- Diesel fumes cause cancer, the World Health Organization's cancer agency declared Tuesday, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public health threat as secondhand smoke. The risk of getting cancer from diesel fumes is small ... 06/12/2012 - 3:36 pm | View Link
WHO’s cancer agency: Diesel fumes cause cancer LONDON — Diesel fumes cause cancer, the World Health Organization’s cancer agency declared Tuesday, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public health threat as secondhand smoke. The risk of getting cancer from diesel fumes is small, but ... 06/12/2012 - 1:16 pm | View Link
WHO's Cancer Agency Reclassifies Diesel Fumes As Carcinogenic The World Health Organization's cancer agency has determined that diesel exhaust causes cancer. It's raised the status of diesel exhaust from "probable carcinogen" to carcinogen. That puts it in the same category as other known hazards such as asbestos ... 06/12/2012 - 10:59 am | View Link
Diesel Engine Exhaust Causes Lung Cancer, WHO Agency Says “The scientific evidence was compelling and the working group’s conclusion was unanimous: Diesel engine exhaust causes lung cancer in humans,” Christopher ... Gasoline engine fumes are ‘‘possibly carcinogenic,’’ the agency said, reiterating ... 06/12/2012 - 10:03 am | View Link
WHO's cancer agency: Diesel fumes cause cancer The risk of getting cancer from diesel fumes is small, but since so many people breathe in the fumes in some way, the science panel said raising the status of diesel exhaust to carcinogen from "probable carcinogen" was an important shift. "It's on the same ... 06/12/2012 - 5:15 am | View Link
Symptoms of Exhaust Fumes | eHow Symptoms of Exhaust Fumes. The exhaust fumes from automobiles, boats and gas or diesel powered generators and tools contain a dangerous gas called carbon monoxide. 02/8/2016 - 7:51 pm | View Website
Diesel exhaust Diesel exhaust is the gaseous exhaust produced by a diesel type of internal combustion engine, regardless of the fuel type or rate of consumption, or speed of engine ... 02/5/2016 - 3:41 am | View Website
Diesel Fumes Damage Your Brain New studies show diesel actually has nanoparticle soot that can lodge in your brain. 02/5/2016 - 2:58 am | View Website
Health Protection Agency Health Protection Agency Compendium of Chemical Hazards: Kerosene (Fuel Oil). Prepared by: Robert P Chilcott Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division (HQ), Chilton, 02/4/2016 - 4:57 pm | View Website
IARC: Diesel Engine Exhaust Carcinogenic PRESS RELEASE N° 213 12 June 2012 IARC: DIESEL ENGINE EXHAUST CARCINOGENIC Lyon, France, June 12, 2012 ‐‐ After a week-long meeting of international experts ... 02/4/2016 - 9:11 am | View Website
eLCOSH : Diesel Exhaust Recently the Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. released a health-impact report on diesel exhaust. Although the long-term health ... 02/4/2016 - 6:55 am | View Website
Exhaust gas Exhaust gas or flue gas is emitted as a result of the combustion of fuels such as natural gas, gasoline,petrol, biodiesel blends,  diesel fuel, fuel oil or coal. 02/3/2016 - 3:25 pm | View Website
In the March issue of Health magazine, Ashley Benson opens up about the sick pressure she and countless other actresses face to be thin in Hollywood. "It's come up a few times in the last few years, like, 'You're too fat for this,'" Benson said. "And I'm just sitting here like, 'Wait, what?
Today, The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) announced the winners of its annual Image of the Year Competition. Selected by a panel of judges, the winning photos showcase the emotion, pain and beauty of different birth experiences. As the press release for the official announcement states, "Birth photography encompasses the tears of joy, the wonder of bringing a new life into the world and celebrates family." Keep scrolling to see the winning birth images as well as some other striking contest entries.
Some disturbing allegations have surfaced following a 6.4 earthquake in Taiwan on February 6th. One 16-story apartment complex, the Weiguan Jinlong, toppled over with more than 300 people inside, killing at least 24 people. This makes up the majority of total earthquake deaths in the city of Tainan, currently numbering around 40.
That feeling you get on an airplane, the one where it feels like the whole thing is a tin of sardines ad you are just one little fish packed up tightly against all the others? You’re clearly not alone, says everyone who has ever been seated in economy on a flight, which is why one lawmaker is trying to establish minimum seat size standards for all airlines to abide by.
Do you struggle to resist the siren song of that little red Facebook notification? If so, it could mean that you're sleep-deprived. A new study from researchers at the University of California, Irvine finds that poor sleep can lead to compulsive Facebook checking, as well as to decreases in mood and productivity.
The wind power industry is abuzz with the missing link that could bring offshore 50-megawatt (MW) wind turbines to the United States and, rest assured, this time it won’t be overlooked. The secret to successful wind power? Just go bigger. Massive, 650-foot-long rotor blades promise to transform offshore wind energy in the US with a design that is cost-effective and modular.