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Posted on May 25, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Brain and Mental Performance
Air Pollution Can Damage the Brain

Ambient fine particulate matter can damage the brain’s structure and impair cognitive function.

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Posted on May 7, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Stroke
Air Pollution May Raise Stroke Risk Factor

High levels of fine particulate matter pollutants (PM 2.5) may raise risks of carotid artery stenosis – narrowing of the neck arteries that often precedes stroke.

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Posted on April 22, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Mental Health Respiratory
Beware the Air

Pollutants that we breathe may trigger anxiety.

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Posted on April 22, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Allergy
Potent Pollutants

Auto exhaust and smog contain pollutants that may play a role in the rise in airborne allergies.

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Posted on April 15, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Weight and Obesity
Pollutants Pack On Pounds

Levels of environmental pollutants accumulated in the body may correlate with a person’s level of obesity.

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Posted on April 8, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Metabolic Dysfunction Weight and Obesity
Flame Retardant Chemicals May Prompt Metabolic Dysfunction

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) may cause metabolic obesity and enlarged liver, in a lab animal model.

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Posted on Feb. 25, 2015, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Environment
Environmental Exposures May Trigger Early Menopause

Women exposed to persistent organic pollutants may experience menopause at a younger age.

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Posted on Feb. 19, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment
Swimming in Toxins?

Pharmaceuticals and chemicals from personal care products can end up in swimming pools, possibly interacting with chlorine to produce disinfection byproducts with unknown properties and health effects.

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Posted on Jan. 29, 2015, 6 a.m. in Mechanisms of Aging Environment
Cadmium May Accelerate Cellular Aging

Exposure to the toxic metal may markedly shorten telomeres.

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Posted on Jan. 27, 2015, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular Environment
Expert Panel Warns of Air Pollution’s Heart Dangers

Position paper warns that particulate matter (PM2.5) raises the risks of death from heart attacks and heart failure.

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