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Insecurity fans spread of pneumonic plague in Congo

Insecurity fans spread of pneumonic plague in Congo

Experts descend on Jakarta to sort out bird flu outbreaks

Experts descend on Jakarta to sort out bird flu outbreaks

Evidence indicates rising use of non-cigarette tobacco products among youth, especially girls

Evidence indicates rising use of non-cigarette tobacco products among youth, especially girls

Seven new cases of human infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus in Indonesia

Seven new cases of human infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus in Indonesia

Air purifiers increase ozone levels exceeding health standards

Air purifiers increase ozone levels exceeding health standards

Children of snorers, three times as likely to snore themselves

Children of snorers, three times as likely to snore themselves

New London based centre for clinical genetic research

New London based centre for clinical genetic research

Young children born to parents who snore have an increased risk of snoring

Young children born to parents who snore have an increased risk of snoring

Ocean Vesivirus found in human blood samples

Ocean Vesivirus found in human blood samples

Cleaner air equates to a longer life

Cleaner air equates to a longer life

Association between leptin and asthma in adults

Association between leptin and asthma in adults

Association between levels of fine particulate matter pollution and mortality risk

Association between levels of fine particulate matter pollution and mortality risk

Influenza-associated hospitalization in a subtropical city

Influenza-associated hospitalization in a subtropical city

Exposure to fine particle air pollution significantly increases the risk for cardiovascular and respiratory disease

Exposure to fine particle air pollution significantly increases the risk for cardiovascular and respiratory disease

Short-term exposure to fine particulate matter increases hospital admissions for heart problems

Short-term exposure to fine particulate matter increases hospital admissions for heart problems

Healthy preterm infants younger than 12 weeks show reduced lung function

Healthy preterm infants younger than 12 weeks show reduced lung function

Cooking on wood stoves affects women in developing countries

Cooking on wood stoves affects women in developing countries

Global warming may be reducing respiratory illnesses

Global warming may be reducing respiratory illnesses

Markets in Asia great place to catch bird flu

Markets in Asia great place to catch bird flu

Molecular finding will help better understand measles and mumps

Molecular finding will help better understand measles and mumps