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Air Pollution Linked to Higher Rate of Stroke Deaths

In a nationwide study, counties with dirtier air had higher rates of stroke deaths and shorter life expectancies, according to preliminary research led by Longjian Liu, MD, PhD, associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University.


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Will Increasing Number of Disease Outbreaks Affect Vaccine Legislation?

With increasing rate of disease outbreaks in the U.S., more states are expected to debate legislation on whether or not parents should be required by law to vaccinate their kids.

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New Research Finds Asbestos in Talc Commonly Used Across Southeast Asia

The public health risks associated with talcum powder containing asbestos have been widely explored in the United States, and now a similar risk has been found in Southeast Asia.

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Life Expectancy May Be Linked to Socioeconomic Status Even with Universal Healthcare

A study of 6 million people found a strong link between socioeconomic status and life expectancy among a population with universal healthcare.

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Community Environments Play a Complex Role in Health Interventions

New research looked at the effectiveness of a mindful eating intervention on the health of overweight or obese pregnant women.

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The Impact of the ACA on Health Care Access for Children

A new study sought to better understand the association between the implementation of the ACA and the status of disparities in health care access affecting children in post-ACA in California.