Posted inRegional, Sci/Tech

Wildfire smoke associated with more ER visits for heart, stroke ailments among seniors

DALLAS, April 11, 2018 — Smoke from wildfires may send people – particularly seniors – to hospital emergency rooms (ERs) with heart, stroke-related complaints, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Previous studies have shown that wildfire smoke exacerbates […]

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Hate Crimes Are Up – But the Government Isn’t Keeping Good Track of Them

Nov. 15, 2016, 2:36 p.m. – In 2015, the authorities in California documented 837 hate-crime incidents, charting a surge in offenses motivated by religious intolerance toward Muslims and Jews, while crimes against Latinos grew by 35 percent. Last week, shortly after Donald J. Trump was elected the country’s next president, the Southern Poverty Law Center […]

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