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
Cat Back: Federal Investigation Into Ford Explorer a Reminder of ... - Car and Driver ... the federal agency. The complaints, some made as recently as last month, point to exhaust fumes ... You Need to Know About the VW ... 07/25/2016 - 4:15 am | View Link
Arlington residents say blizzard cleanup is still making them sick - Washington Post ... past winter’s Snowzilla sent toxic fumes into ... diesel residue from the exhaust of the diesel ... their respective [Environmental ... 07/15/2016 - 9:01 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 - 10:23 pm | 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 ... 06/12/2012 - 2:50 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 - 9:25 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 - 5:13 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 ... 12/16/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
How Clean Diesel Fuel Works | HowStuffWorks Diesel fuel is losing its dirty image. Find out about clean diesel fuel, otherwise known as ultra-low sulphur diesel (ULSD). 07/21/2016 - 7:24 pm | 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, 07/21/2016 - 1:40 pm | 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 ... 07/21/2016 - 1:12 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 ... 07/21/2016 - 9:58 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. 07/20/2016 - 7:25 pm | View Website
A literal breath of fresh air from the time of Earth’s first animals was recently found, extracted, and analyzed by University of Aberdeen scientists. The discovery of atmospheric gas trapped in a sample of halite shows that a breathable atmosphere was around long before many scientists previously thought.
The study, published in the journal Geology, details the analysis of an 815 million year old sample of halite, or rock salt.
Two attackers seized hostages Tuesday in a church near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing a priest by slitting his throat before being shot and killed by police, French officials said. Another person inside the church was seriously injured and is hovering between life and death, Interior Ministry
With everything happening in one space, studio apartments can often feel too cluttered. This Sydney apartments gets a space makeover with the addition of a clever multifunctional unit that partitions the space and stores things out of sight.
Speaking about the pavilion, Shinslab Architecture says: "Temp'L is designed from recycled steel parts from an old ship. It shows not only a beauty of structure, but it has also a recycling purpose It provokes thought about beauty in our time, coming from a recent past."
Related: This pop-up rainwater pavilion in Edinburgh is designed to raise awareness about water
To create the pavilion, Shinslab Architecture sawed off a section of hull from a rusty ship and placed it upside down.
Aroldis Chapman is expected to arrive Tuesday at U. S. Cellular Field to join his Cubs teammates, and the biggest greeting may come from his fellow relievers. Manager Joe Maddon stayed away from using Joe Nathan and Pedro Strop in the latter stages of a 5-4 loss Monday night to the rival White Sox.