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Air Pollution Kills as Many People as Cigarettes

Latifa Moosajee, Atlanta. American Lung Association: “State of the Air 2019.” PLOS Medicine: “Particulate Matter Air Pollution and National and County Life Expectancy Loss in the USA: A Spatiotemporal Analysis.” The New England Journal of Medicine: “Ambient Particulate Air Pollution and Daily Mortality in 652 Cities.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the… Read More »

All or nothing: The people who are intermittent fasting their way to weight-loss

The ‘caveman diet’ which involves going for long periods of time without eating and then consuming as many calories as needed, appears to be hugely beneficial for both weight-loss and overall good health. Researchers at the University of Graz in Austria monitored participants who ate no food for 36 hours and then consumed whatever they… Read More »

Obesity map reveals more than 35 percent of people in nine US states are dangerously overweight 

Obesity map of the US reveals more than 35% of people in nine states are dangerously overweight Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota and West Virginia all have adult obesity rates of at least 35%  Prevalence ranged from 23% in Colorado to 39.5% in West Virginia, Mississippi Middle-age adults between ages 45… Read More »