News tagged with poll
Social scientists are struggling with a perplexing earth-science question: as the power of evidence showing manmade global warming is rising, why do opinion polls suggest public belief in the findings is wavering? Part of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1
Most U.S. adults support laws that allow teens to get medical care for sexually transmitted infections without parental consent. But when asked about the vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), most adults want parents ...
Health Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Many child care providers have rules that exclude sick children from care, spurring anxious moments for millions of working parents. In a new University of Michigan poll, one-third of parents of young children report they ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Heart disease and diabetes get all the attention, but what about the many other ways obesity can damage your health?
Overweight and Obesity Jan 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—A new poll finds that Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older—and are taking few steps to get ready.
Health Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
US men like to drink beer, though wine is the beverage of choice for women and older adults, a poll showed Friday.
Other Aug 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A new poll finds that Americans blame too much cheap fast food for fueling the nation's fat epidemic, but they're split on how much the government should do to save them from themselves.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into a natural environment that causes instability, disorder, harm or discomfort to the ecosystem i.e. physical systems or living organisms. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the elements of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants. Pollution is often classed as point source or nonpoint source pollution. The Blacksmith Institute issues an annual list of the world's worst polluted places. In the 2007 issues the ten top nominees are located in Azerbaijan, China, India, Peru, Russia, Ukraine and Zambia.
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