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Oct 22, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
The rate of Ebola cases in a part of Liberia where one rubber tree plantation operates is far lower than in other parts of the country.
Oct 16, 2014 06:14 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Cutting down trees isn't just bad for the climate. It also can facilitate the spread of deadly diseases. Continue reading →
Apr 21, 2014 10:02 AM ET // Tim Wall
Organic pollutants in fish create a decades-long health risk for mothers and their children. Continue reading →
Jan 24, 2014 12:19 PM ET // Tim Wall
Lingonberries could be wonder fruits for the waist line, while açai berries led to fat gain in mice. Continue reading →
Jan 24, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
With polar temperatures persisting across the Eastern United States, many homeowners are turning to technology instead of shovel power to remove ice and snow from sidewalks and driveways.
Jan 3, 2014 04:03 PM ET // Tim Wall
From 1999 to 2011, men accounted for nearly 70 percent of hypothermia-related deaths in the United States. Continue reading →
Nov 19, 2013 07:15 AM ET // AFP
The bill from natural and weather disasters is nearly $200 billion (150 billion euros) a year, four times higher than in the 1980s.
Nov 15, 2013 12:00 PM ET // Tim Wall
Deadly storms, such as Typhoon Haiyan, represent only one way the effects of climate change may devastate livelihoods and harm human health.
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