Around 200,000 Americans Die Every Year From Air Pollution That Meets EPA Standard

Air pollution kills around 200,000 Americans each year even when pollution levels remain below the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's current guidelines, a report published in JAMA Network Open has found.

Some people who smoke credit score e-cigarettes with saving their lives – does...

In a major blow to the vaping industry, the American Medical Association has called for a ban on e-cigarettes and vaping products that the FDA doesn’t deem tobacco cessation devices.

People With Eczema More Likely to Suffer Bone Fractures, Study Finds

People with eczema are more likely to suffer fractures, according to a study.Researchers compared 526,808 people with atopic eczema, the most common form of the condition, and 2,569,030 without. They looked at whether the participants have suffered hip, pelvic, spinal or wrist fractures.

Green Spaces in Cities Seem to Lower People’s Risk of Dying, According to Huge...

Having access to green spaces like parks has been linked in a study to a lower risk of dying.To evaluate the pros and cons of green spaces, researchers looked at nine existing studies, involving over eight million people across seven countries. The authors of the study published in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health felt this was an important line of inquiry, as half of our planet's population lives in urban environments.

Proposed Ohio Abortion Ban Would Force Doctors to Re-Implant Ectopic Pregnancies, Risking Women’s Lives

Republican lawmakers in Ohio are attempting to pass a bill that would legally recognize fetuses as people, leading abortion doctors to be liable for aggravated murder charges for terminating a pregnancy.

Senators Bombarded Trump Nominee for FDA Commissioner with Questions on Teen Vaping

President Donald Trump's pick to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was pelted with questions on youth vaping during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Wednesday.

Students Who Eat Breakfast Perform Better on Standardized Tests, Study Finds

A study out of the United Kingdom has found that students who skipped breakfast did not perform as well on standardized tests as those who ate a morning meal.

Gunshot Survivors Study Sheds Light on ‘Devastating’ and Long0Lasting Effects of Firearm Violence within...

People who survive being shot are more likely to struggle with unemployment, use drugs and alcohol, and have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when compared with the general population, a study has revealed.

Doctors Have Placed Humans on Brink of Death in State of Suspended Animation for...

Doctors in the U.S. say they have placed humans on the brink of death in a state of suspended animation for the first time.

Removing Half the Brain Appears to Boost Brain Connectivity

Six adults had half of their brain removed when they were children. Years later, and brain scans show that not only were the connections comparable to healthy controls with both brain hemispheres intact—they were, in almost all cases, "markedly" stronger.

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Googlers will rally to protest ‘brute force intimidation’ against organizers

Google employees are planning a rally on November 22nd to support colleagues who were recently placed on leave in the latest sign of rising tensions at the tech giant.

Microsoft delays its new Surface Earbuds launch to spring 2020

Microsoft had been planning to launch its new Surface Earbuds “later this year,” but the company is now delaying the wireless earbuds to spring 2020. “Product-making is about the relentless pursuit to get all the details right, which takes time… sometimes more than we planned on,” explains Microsoft’s chief product officer, Panos Panay, in a tweet today. ”To ensure we deliver the best possible experience for you, our fans & customers, Surface Earbuds will now launch worldwide in spring 2020.”

Half-Life: Alyx: everything you need to know about Valve’s return to Half-Life

Half-Life is back. After more than a decade, Valve is returning to the iconic sci-fi universe with a brand-new VR game called Half-Life: Alyx. The new experience takes place before the events of Half-Life 2, and it marks not only the long-awaited continuation of the story, but also the developer’s first full-fledged VR title to date. It’ll be out in March 2020, and Valve says the game will be compatible with all PC-based VR headsets. In the meantime, you can keep up with all of the latest developments right here.