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Problems with Bariatric Surgery, Burning Bone Fat, Food Insecurity, and More in the Obesity News Source

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High Levels of PFOA Found in Mid-Ohio River Valley Residents From 1991 to 2013

New research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) reveals that residents of the Mid-Ohio River Valley had higher than normal levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) based on blood samples collected over a 22-year span. The exposure source was likely from drinking water contaminated by industrial discharges upriver. This is the first study of PFOA serum concentrations in U.S. residents in the 1990s.

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Don’t Let These 7 Dangerous Foods Spoil Your Holiday Weekend Picnic

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Medical Researcher: Summer Activities Increase Risk of Parasite Infections

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Ending Platelet Shortage, Emotional Support Animals, Internet Addition, and More in the Children's Health News Source

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Drought Doubt Lingers with Warm Summer Predictions

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Weizmann Institute’s New Water-Based, Recyclable Membrane Filters All Types of Nanoparticles

Prof. Boris Rybtchinski has created membranes comprised mostly of water, that self-assemble in water. They can filter out particles based on size, and can be easily disassembled. Crafting nanomaterials that are also sustainable is a major goal of Prof. Rybtchinski’s lab.

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Good News for Grilling: Black Pepper Helps Limit Cancerous Compounds in Meat, Study Shows

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A Kansas State University researcher recently discovered that a commonly used spice is a champion at reducing carcinogenic compounds in grilled meats.

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National Assessment Overstates Public Access to Safe Drinking Water in Bangladesh

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According to the latest national assessment, 85 percent of the people in Bangladesh have access to safe drinking water. However, a multi-year, interdisciplinary study of water use in one of the country’s rural areas conducted by a team of Vanderbilt University researchers has uncovered two major problems not reflected in the national statistics.







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