Rich People Are Threatening Cities’ Water Supplies

From Phoenix to Tehran to Mumbai, water shortages are becoming an ever greater concern for city officials. And when the wells run dry, we tend to blame two things: climate change for increasing droughts, and population growth, for putting more pressure on local resources.

But a study published Monday in the journal Nature Sustainability argues that we’re overlooking another …

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Angelina Jolie Interviews Malone Mukwende of Mind the Gap

When Malone Mukwende, 21, started medical school in London, he identified a fundamental problem: almost all the images and data used in its teaching were based on studies of white patientsคำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง. But medical symptoms can present very differently on Black and brown skin, le…

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Don’t Use Sugar Substitutes for Weight Loss

Artificial sweeteners may not help people lose weight, the World Health Organization said in new guidelines that warned against products like diet sodas.

The WHO’s advice is based on a scientific review that found products containing aspartame and stevia—often marketed as diet foods—likely don’t help reduce body fat in the long term.

“People should redu…

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Tuberculosis Hits a 10-Year High

NEW YORK — The number of U.S. tuberculosis cases in 2023 were the highest in a decade, according to a new government report.

Forty states reported an increase in TB, and rates were up among all age groups, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. More than 9,600 cases were reported, a 16% increase from 2022 and the highest since 2013.

Cases declined sharply at…

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What an Owl Taught Me About Life_1

Five years ago someone found a baby owl, near-death, on their lawn. The wildlife rehabber who stabilized her consulted with me because of my experience with owls and hawks. Eventually my wife and I undertook the task of conditioning “Alfie” for a soft release; waiting out a developmental delay (most of her flight feathers came abnormally late that first summer), then flight training and hun…

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Climate Change Has Already Increased Global Inequality

Scientists have long predicted that warmer temperatures caused by climate change will have the biggest impact on the world’s poorest, most vulnerable people. New research now indicates that’s already happened over the last several decades.

A study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science found that in most poor countries, higher temperatu…

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Tim Kaine Refuses to Let Long COVID Be an Afterthought

When Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine came down with a “blizzard” of allergy-like symptoms in March 2020, he blamed the layer of pollen coating his car. “It was Washington, D.C., in late March,” he says. I thought, “‘Okay, well, this is hay fever gone wild.’”

Only when his wife, Anne Holton, developed “textbook” COVID-19 symptoms did Kai…

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Big names join European textile recycling initiative

Those brands and retailers taking part in the Fashion for Good-driven project include Bestseller, Adidas and Zalando as brand partners, as well as Inditex as an external partner. Fashion for Good partners Arvind, Birla Cellulose, Levi Strauss & Co, Otto and PVH are also part of the wider working group.Bestseller said of its involvement that it wants to “advance Euro textile re…

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