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In Quake-Prone Japan, Attention Shifts to Flood Risks as Heavy Rains Increase

Particularly vulnerable are the 1.5 million people who ... and via hard copy, show how deep floodwater would likely be for each area, and how long each area would remain underwater. But such maps were ... read more

Heat: the next big inequality issue, from China to Canada to Egypt

Air pollution is more deadly in these areas, too, as nitrous oxides generate ozone when heated by the sun, inflaming airways and increasing mortality risk. “These problems are worse,” says Benmarhnia, ... read more

Antipsychotic drug found to relieve symptoms suffered by millions of people with Alzheimer's disease

An antipsychotic drug has been found to relieve symptoms suffered by millions ... of the 45 million people worldwide who suffer from Alzheimer's disease experience psychotic episodes and there is no a... read more

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Florence: At least eleven deaths reported as storm slogs across Carolinas

“This one is deadly ... million people could lose power because of the storm, while authorities have cautioned residents to expect outages that could linger for days. For the people who left home beca... read more


30 years after 1988 Yellowstone fires, large blazes are no longer rare events

In the United States in the 1970s wildfires burned, on average, about 3 million acres a year ... beneath them can also make a home less vulnerable. People have chosen to live in areas where ... read more

As Hurricane Irma Lashes Florida, an Expert Explains How Cities Can Boost Their Flood Defenses

Which cities do you consider most vulnerable to flooding? Historically people settled low-lying coastal plains and river deltas. These were ... the sea as a deadly risk and everything related to rain ... read more

Much of North India will be too hot for human survival by 2100, scientists warn

New research shows unchecked global warming is exposing millions of people living in India and the South Asian ... The study, published in the journal Science Advances this week, finds that these dead... read more

Irma approaching Tampa Bay area with hurricane-force winds; 5 dead, 3.5M without power

The deadly hurricane, which is now a Category 2 storm ... and one person died in a single-vehicle crash in Orange County. At least 27 people were killed in the Caribbean. Millions of Floridians are un... read more

In search of less a deadly syringe

To someone who has never injected illicit drugs, all syringes may look similar, but recent research out of the US shows differences in design can ... There are an estimated 14 million people who injec... read more

California needs to rethink urban fire risk after wine country tragedy

What is missing from these maps, however, is extreme weather patterns ... There are numerous reports of how difficult and deadly it was to evacuate during the Tubbs fire. Apparently many people had al... read more

Fracking Booms Near Schools With Minority Students

the research shows. Specifically, those moderately vulnerable areas are more likely to have gas wells between 500 and 1,000 feet to their elementary schools. These people are already preoccupied with ... read more

Tackling Ethiopia’s maternal deaths

Curbing maternal death Studies show that abortion ... the Ministry of Health, these workers each serve an estimated 2,500 people. New approaches are particularly needed in rural areas, where 83 percen... read more



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