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WHO blames 4 major industries for 2.7 mn deaths a year in Europe

The WHO on Wednesday blamed four major industries—tobacco, ultra-processed foods (UPFs), fossil fuel and alcohol—for 2.7 million deaths a year in Europe, accusing them of obstructing public policies that could hurt their ...

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Extreme heat associated with children's asthma hospital visits

For children seeking care at a California urban pediatric health center, extreme heat events were associated with increased asthma hospital visits, according to research published at the ATS 2024 International Conference ...