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Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota

Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota Wildfire smoke blankets downtown Vancouver on Monday morning. The air quality level is expected to reach into unhealthy for sensitive groups. As seen on the images below, the index for Vancouver has unhealthy levels in nearly all areas. "Purple is very unhealthy and purple is hazardous". There are 17 large fires burning on more than 300,000 acres across Washington and OR with about 8,200 fire p... [Full Article...]

How Contact Lenses Are Contributing To Microplastic Pollution

How Contact Lenses Are Contributing To Microplastic Pollution Researchers from Arizona State University conducted a study that delved into the proper disposal of contact lenses, and as it turns out, users aren't very good at dealing with lenses once they're done using them. "These are significant pollutants", researcher Rolf Halden of ASU's Biodesign Institute's Center for Environmental Health Engineering told reporters. [Full Article...]

Baby Boom Hits Arizona Hospital With 16 Nurses Who Are Pregnant

Baby Boom Hits Arizona Hospital With 16 Nurses Who Are Pregnant Another pregnant nurse Jolene Garrow was grateful to her colleagues for steeping in to do jobs pregnant women can not do. The nurses, who are due between September and February, will go on maternity leave for 12 weeks. The salad bar is said to have been made "pregnancy friendly" by adding an assortment of olives in pickles to the cafeteria's menu. But Ashley Adkins said that the other nurses mig... [Full Article...]

NV’s first 2018 human case of West Nile virus in Lyon County

NV’s first 2018 human case of West Nile virus in Lyon County Staff from the Delaware County Mosquito-Borne Disease Control Program will perform the work using truck mounted spraying equipment with the business license BU10544 visible on the equipment. - Dispose of tin cans, ceramic pots and other unnecessary containers on your property. The hours from dusk to dawn are peak biting times for many mosquitoes. [Full Article...]

E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs

E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs A report by the committee of MPs said the government should support making e-cigarettes more widely used and even consider allowing e-cigarettes on public transport. "If people switch from smoking to vaping they will be doing their health a favour". Norman Lamb MP, the committee chair, said: "Smoking remains a national health crisis and the government should be considering innovative ways of red... [Full Article...]

Florida urges vaccinations after 3 measles cases reported

Florida urges vaccinations after 3 measles cases reported Measles is a highly contagious virus that spreads through the air via coughing and sneezing. Symptoms typically show up 10-14 days after exposure. KAMC News reports 2018 is on pace to become one of the worst years for measles since 2014, when 667 contracted the airborne virus. [Full Article...]

19 more overdoses reported in New Haven Thursday

19 more overdoses reported in New Haven Thursday Gerald Douglas, 64, summoned police and medics when he saw two men on the green smoking, "and then they started to shake and pass out". An official in the city said earlier there were a total of 25 overdoses over a three-hour span and that some overdoses were "in multiples of 4-6 at a time". [Full Article...]

Starbucks Now Sells Cold-Brew Blended Protein Drinks, and They're Certified Vegan

Starbucks Now Sells Cold-Brew Blended Protein Drinks, and They're Certified Vegan If you want to try the Starbucks protein blended cold brew , better head to your favorite location quickly. As for the Cacao Protein Blended Cold Brew , it is a more chocolatey based drink like the mocha frappuccino. Vegetarian and lactose intolerant coffee lovers can rejoice at Starbucks with new Protein Blended Cold Brew blended drinks, added to menus on Tuesday. [Full Article...]


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