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Excessive physical work can damage the heart, says new study

Excessive physical work can damage the heart, says new study

Multiple environmental factors associated with greater risk for diabetes in rural populations

Multiple environmental factors associated with greater risk for diabetes in rural populations

Bias, workplace harassment and hostility can cause minority doctors to change practices

Bias, workplace harassment and hostility can cause minority doctors to change practices

Rutgers professor discusses children’s vulnerabilities to pesticides and how to reduce exposure

Rutgers professor discusses children’s vulnerabilities to pesticides and how to reduce exposure

UIC receives research funding to study lead and other household health hazards

UIC receives research funding to study lead and other household health hazards

Chemical-sensing cells in the gums protect the mouth from infections

Chemical-sensing cells in the gums protect the mouth from infections

Characteristics of lung injuries associated with vaping

Characteristics of lung injuries associated with vaping

Employment conditions influence overall health, shows study

Employment conditions influence overall health, shows study

Major study to evaluate health effects of contaminated drinking water

Major study to evaluate health effects of contaminated drinking water

Personal protective equipment shows potential to decrease injury probability of seafarers

Personal protective equipment shows potential to decrease injury probability of seafarers

Sick mitochondria pollute the cells, cause telomere damage

Sick mitochondria pollute the cells, cause telomere damage

Poor fit between reasoning abilities and job demands linked to health conditions

Poor fit between reasoning abilities and job demands linked to health conditions

Majority of asthma sufferers do not achieve full work potential

Majority of asthma sufferers do not achieve full work potential

Testosterone replacement therapy associated with increased risk of stroke, heart attack

Testosterone replacement therapy associated with increased risk of stroke, heart attack

UIC researchers aim to find how mining dusts contribute to black lung disease

UIC researchers aim to find how mining dusts contribute to black lung disease

Antihypertensive drug use linked with reduction in dementia risk

Antihypertensive drug use linked with reduction in dementia risk

People working in the fishing industry have poorest health, finds study

People working in the fishing industry have poorest health, finds study

Oxidative stress acts directly on telomeres to hasten cellular aging, study reveals

Oxidative stress acts directly on telomeres to hasten cellular aging, study reveals

PTSD in police officers is ‘a clinical and public sector crisis’

PTSD in police officers is ‘a clinical and public sector crisis’

Low-cost, high-speed algorithm may allow animal-free chemical toxicity testing

Low-cost, high-speed algorithm may allow animal-free chemical toxicity testing