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High Smog Levels Tied to Serious Heart Problems

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Hurricanes With Female Names Have Been Deadlier

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Mercury Levels Dropping in Younger U.S. Women: Report

Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution

More Evidence Environmental Exposures Contribute to Autism

More Pesticides Linked to Parkinson's Risk

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Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs

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Shellfish Toxin Spreading to Eastern U.S., Report Says

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Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart

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Spaceflight Might Weaken Astronauts' Immune Systems

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