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Image - Wood Smoke From Cooking Fires Linked To Pneumonia, Cognitive Impacts
2011-11-11 05:54:44

Two new studies spotlight the human health effects of exposure to smoke from open fires and dirty cookstoves.

2008-10-23 10:55:05

Some 2,000 scientists contributed to the Nobel Peace Prize-winning IPCC report on global warming. Next week, the local contingent will be honored.

2008-07-28 00:00:14

By Lauran Neergaard The Associated Press WASHINGTON - It was a hot lead for detectives on a cold case. People suddenly were getting salmonella at a Minnesota restaurant more than 1,000 miles from the center of the nation's outbreak. Not my tomatoes, protested the manager.

2008-07-24 06:15:00

People at a Minnesota restaurant were suddenly getting salmonella more than 1,000 miles from the center of the nation's outbreak.

2008-07-24 00:00:03

MINNEAPOLIS _ In less than two weeks, Minnesota Department of Health investigators traced the source of a mysterious salmonella outbreak that had stumped federal health officials for two months and sickened more than 1,200 people in 43 states and Canada. The culprit: jalapeno peppers.

2008-06-30 09:02:45

By Deborah Bulkeley Deseret News The incarceration arms of two Utah sheriff offices will soon play an active role in immigration enforcement.

Word of the Day
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.