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Children

Top Children's Health News: Healthy hormones; Pesticide residues and infertility

Top children's health news for the week of Oct. 26 - Nov. 2.

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WildEarth Guardians
Originals

Fracking chemicals and kids' brains don’t mix: Study

Multiple pollutants found in the air and water near fracked oil and gas sites are linked to brain problems in children, according to a science review published today.

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Toxics

California fires leave 31 dead, a vast landscape charred, and a sky full of soot.

SONOMA, Calif. — Some of the worst wildfires ever to tear through California have killed 31 people and torched a vast area of the state’s north this week, but the reach of the blazes is spreading dramatically further by the day, as thick plumes of smoke blow through population centers across the Bay Area.

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Toxics

Claims filing begins in WV water crisis settlement.

By Ken Ward Jr. Staff writer 10 hrs ago (0)

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More evidence for a link between Caesarean sections and obesity.

Better childbirth

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Editorial

Kill that bad lead bill.

When State Rep. Derek Merrin (R., Monclova Township) failed in his attempt to kill Toledo’s pioneering lead-safe ordinance during the state budget process earlier this year, he vowed he would revive the plan in a stand-alone bill. Now he has done that, and the General Assembly should kill it just as it did his previous attempt to get rid of an important local public-health regulation.

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Water

Living in watersheds with more trees reduces disease risk.

Diarrheal disease from contaminated water is the second leading cause of death among children under the age of five, claiming more than 360,000 lives annually. Now, a new study of children in 35 countries finds that those living in a watershed with more trees had a lower risk of contracting the illness.

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