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Wallpaper May Breed Toxins: Study – Madison.com

Wallpaper May Breed Toxins: Study – Madison.com

FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Wallpaper may contribute to “sick building syndrome,” a new study suggests. Toxins from fungus growing on wallpaper can easily become airborne and pose an indoor health risk, the researchers said. In laboratory tests, “we demonstrated that mycotoxins could be transferred from a moldy ...

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Is the wallpaper in your home making you sick? – WCVB Boston

Is the wallpaper in your home making you sick? – WCVB Boston

Toxins from fungus growing on wallpaper can easily become airborne and pose an indoor health risk, researchers say. Advertisement “We demonstrated that mycotoxins could be transferred from a moldy material to air, under conditions that may be encountered in buildings,” said study corresponding author Dr. Jean-Denis Bailly. “Thus, mycotoxins can ...

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Oklahoma doctor charged in opioid deaths of patients – CBS News

Oklahoma doctor charged in opioid deaths of patients – CBS News

An Oklahoma doctor was charged Friday with second-degree murder in the overdose deaths of at least five patients from the powerful painkillers and other drugs she prescribed, often in combinations that made up an addict’s “holy trinity” of pills, state investigators said. Oklahoma’s attorney general announced five second-degree murder counts ...

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Could Senate health-care bill make opioid crisis 'worse'? – WPRO

(CNN) – During a contentious interview with CNN, Kellyanne Conway said Friday that the news media needs to cover the nation’s opioid crisis more, and she beat back at suggestions that the new health care bill does nothing to improve the epidemic. “That’s not true, and that is not fair. ...

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The horrors of Yemen's spiralling cholera crisis – BBC News

The horrors of Yemen's spiralling cholera crisis – BBC News

Children dying in hospital hallways. Four sick people crammed into one bed. Patients connected to intravenous drips while sitting in their cars because the hospital is over capacity. Welcome to the Yemeni healthcare system in 2017. The bizarre and haunting scenes I have witnessed recently in the capital, Sanaa, are ...

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Why Medical Groups Hate the GOP Health Care Plans – 41 NBC News

Why Medical Groups Hate the GOP Health Care Plans – 41 NBC News

Groups representing pediatricians, cancer specialists, heart doctors and family physicians all agree: Both the House and the Senate offerings for fixing health care in the U.S. would make things worse, not better. Within hours of its release, groups representing medical professionals were denouncing the Senate version, called the Better Care ...

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