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2013-02-10 23:00:43

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press

Ice Cores From Greenland Show Atmospheric Acidity
2012-12-08 07:12:48

Researchers from the University of Washington have linked decreasing levels of a nitrogen isotope in Greenland ice sheet samples to increased acidity levels in the atmosphere.

2012-12-05 14:39:02

A new study published in BJS has demonstrated for the first time that a simple breath analysis could be used for colorectal cancer screening.

Lower Air Pollution Linked To Higher Mortality
2012-12-04 10:38:42

A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health found that a decrease in the air pollution levels is linked to improved life expectancy in the United States.

Amazon Rainforest Clouds Created By Salt
2012-09-11 05:11:50

To learn how aerosol particles form in the Amazon, an international team of scientists analyzed samples of naturally formed aerosols collected above the forest floor, deep in the rainforest.

2012-09-04 11:11:23

Exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a manmade chemical used in the manufacture of some common household products, appears to be associated with cardiovascular disease and peripheral arterial disease in a study of 1,216 individuals.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.