(FLINT, Mich.) -- Five years after a water crisis rocked Flint, Michigan, a significant number of residents are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or depression and some may be suffering from both conditions, a new study finds. Researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Low-calorie sugar alternatives, which had previously been thought to be relatively harmless, may actually have a negative effect on human gut health, according to a new study. All four substances tested in the study – saccharin, sucralose, aspartame and stevia – were... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dr. Martha Gulati will never forget the first time she saw a young, healthy athlete die of heat stroke. It was 1995 in Chicago, in the middle of a heat wave that would ultimately claim nearly 700 lives. In the decades that... Read More.
Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced a new effort to expand access to high-quality broadband. Using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, Snohomish County will launch a comprehensive study to identify gaps in high-quality broadband... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — In a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, researchers found that climate change is expected to aggravate 58% of the world’s infectious diseases. “The societal disruption caused by pathogenic diseases, as clearly revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the authors wrote... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Children as young as 9 years old have engaged in disordered eating behaviors, according to a new analysis published in JAMA this week. The analysis, which was published Monday and based on data from nearly 12,000 children, showed that 5% of children... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Smokers and vapers are more likely to have a severe case of COVID-19 or die of the disease, a new study finds. People who reported use of tobacco products prior to their hospitalization were 39% more likely to be put on mechanical... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than half of the guns seized on the streets of a dozen American cities after being used in crimes were made by five manufacturers, according to data released Wednesday by the mayors of those cities. The group is gathered in New York for a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- States with a large number of unvaccinated first responders “may face major workforce disruptions due to COVID-19 illness,” according to a study released Tuesday by researchers at the University of Miami. First responders are more likely to contract COVID-19 than another population... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Officials in charge of managing one of the most precious commodities for human survival may soon face additional challenges as climate change affects the amount of snow that later becomes water available for consumption, scientists say. Climate change is expected to affect... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- American men are sicker and die earlier than men living in other developed nations, according to a new report from The Commonwealth Fund, a non-profit organization focusing on public health issues. The study looked at men from the U.S, Switzerland, Norway, New... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new report found a "statistically significant" excess of cancer cases among people of all ages living within a Long Island school district compared to similar areas of the state. The report, from the New York State Department of Health, looked at... Read More.