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
Air Quality Collaborative gathers steam in Pittsburgh region - Lancaster Online ... to exhaust fumes, the Pennsylvania Legislature passed a new air-quality law in 2009: Diesel ... Pa.) Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC 05/21/2016 - 6:55 am | View Link
Fire department receives more than $122k - Chambersburg Public Opinion ... grant, Chambersburg firefighters will soon be protected from harmful diesel fumes at the ... a $122,664 Federal Emergency Management Agency ... 05/20/2016 - 5:27 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 - 5:56 am | View Link
WHO’s cancer agency: Diesel fumes cause cancer FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2010 file photo, trucks make their way on eastbound in Livermore, Calif. The World Health Organization’s cancer agency has determined that diesel exhaust causes cancer. It’s raised the status of diesel exhaust from “probable ... 06/13/2012 - 4:58 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 ... 06/12/2012 - 2:50 pm | 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 - 7:36 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
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. 05/26/2016 - 3:58 pm | View Website
Diesel IARC concludes diesel exhaust fumes are carcinogenic. A panel of scientific experts convened by the World Health Organization's (WHO) International Agency for ... 05/26/2016 - 5:14 am | View Website
Health Protection Agency Health Protection Agency Compendium of Chemical Hazards: Diesel. Prepared by: Robert P Chilcott Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division (HQ), Chilton, 05/25/2016 - 3:02 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 ... 05/24/2016 - 2:56 pm | 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. 05/23/2016 - 3:16 am | View Website
With sunny days getting longer and lazier, sparkling beaches warming up and terrorism fears driving customers away from other Mediterranean destinations, Spain and Portugal are reaping an economic bonanza from tourism.
With the boom showing no signs of slowing and the summer vacation season approaching, some locals are fed up with throngs of tourists clogging the narrow streets of the peninsula's centuries-old cities and crowding its celebrated beaches.
In Barcelona, complaints about overcrowding have grown so much that residents elected a mayor last year who is making good on promises to put a brake on new hotel construction and is exchanging ideas with New York City officials on how to cope with the crush.
Tourism analysts say security concerns are helping drive business toward the western Mediterranean areas and away from Europeans' other traditional summer hotspots, especially Egypt, Tunisia and Turkey.
"Barcelona has consolidated itself as one of the world's prime destinations, which has its obvious benefits, but also entails high-impact risk that unregulated growth could eventually make the bubble burst," she said recently.
"Harmony of the Seas," the world's largest cruise liner, capable of landing more than 5,000 passengers at a time, is due to dock in Barcelona on June 5 on its maiden Mediterranean cruise.
In the medieval Lisbon neighborhood of Alfama, a constant stream of tourists in tour buses, taxis and motorized rickshaws called "tuk-tuks" thread their way through narrow, cobbled streets up to St.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visited a Russian Orthodox monastery Saturday on the northern Greek peninsula of Mount Athos as part of a two-day visit touted by the Greek government as a chance to improve ties between the two countries.
He praised the spiritual uplift and moral guidance provided by the austere monastic community in a sacred place.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visited a Russian Orthodox monastery Saturday on the northern Greek peninsula of Mount Athos as part of a two-day visit touted by the Greek government as a chance to improve ties between…
A father and son who became stranded while hiking near Snoqualmie Pass in King County were rescued after spending a cold night in the wilderness.
King County Search and Rescue brought Henning and Paul Braess down on Friday after they got lost during what was supposed to be a day hike on Thursday.
Officials say the pair was visiting from Germany and may not have been dressed for the weather.