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Climate change threatens seal hunting by Indigenous Alaskans – Watts Up With That?

Peer-Reviewed Publication UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS Climate change has severely reduced the length of the seal hunting season in a rural Alaska village, potentially threatening a key feature of the community’s Indigenous way...

How to Talk to Your Parents About Moving Into Assisted Living

*This post is sponsored by Brookdale Senior Living. The information and opinions presented here are all mine.    It’s only natural to want our parents to live a long and healthy life. But...

Permanent Birth Control: Vasectomy and Tubal Ligation

Three years after they got married, Alexandra Paul and her husband, Ian, wanted better birth control. Paul was fed up with side effects of the pill, so she switched to a...

Dirty Air, Higher Dementia Risk?

By Robert PreidtHealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, Aug. 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- It's long been know that pollution can damage the heart and lungs, but new research finds that it's bad for your...

Will the Delta Variant Peak and Then Burn Out?

Ali Mokdad, PhD, chief strategy officer for population health, University of Washington, Seattle. Eric Topol, MD, executive vice president, Scripps...

Deadly Weather ‘Cooking’ People From Within

The Washington Post: “Historic heat wave in Pacific Northwest has killed hundreds in the U.S. and Canada over...

Hubble Returns to Full Science Observations and Releases New Images – Watts Up With That?

From NASA NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is back in business, exploring the universe near and far. The science instruments have returned to full operation, following recovery from a computer anomaly that suspended...

Facing Killer Heat, ERs Use Body Bags to Save Lives

By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health NewsThursday, July 22, 2021 (Kaiser News) -- As a deadly heat wave scorched the Pacific Northwest last month, overwhelming hospital emergency rooms in a region unaccustomed...
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