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National incident declared over polio virus findings in London sewage

UK Health Security Agency says evidence of limited community transmission of virus found in wastewater

Ventilation is crucial, but until recently it took a backseat to other covid measures

For more than two years, scientists and researchers have known the coronavirus often infects people through ultra-tiny particles that hang out in the air — not just the bigger droplets that masks are supposed to protect against.

Legionnaires’ Disease sees update of prevention and control regulations in Spain

A new Royal Decree updating the prevention and control regulations of Legionnaires’ Disease in Spain, was approved on Tuesday, June 21.

Legionnaires’ disease in the Bronx: Cluster over, 30 cases reported, 2 deaths

In a follow-up on the Legionnaires’ disease cluster in the Highbridge area of the Bronx, the New York City Health Department reports the cluster is over and the investigation is closed.

New Jersey Wildfire

As firefighters get a better handle on the Wharton State Forest fire that started on Sunday, more of New Jersey will smell the smoke and see the haze on Tuesday.

I’m too young to have Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, right?

If you’re in your 80s or 70s and you’ve noticed that you’re having some memory loss, it might be reasonable to be concerned that you could be developing Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. But what if you’re in your 60s, 50s, or 40s… surely those ages would be too young for Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, right?

Particulate air pollution is reducing global life expectancy by more than two years: analysis

Particulate air pollution is reducing life expectancy by 2.2 years globally compared to a hypothetical world that meets international health guidelines, a new report has found.

Israel sees over 10,000 new coronavirus cases, highest daily number since April

Health Ministry reports 168 people in serious condition, a rise of 95% from last week; health officials tell hospitals to prepare for reopening of dedicated COVID-19 wards

Organigram didn't regularly clean cooling towers linked to 2019 legionnaires' outbreak

A newly released report by New Brunswick Public Health says Organigram had no regular cleaning of cooling towers that were the source of a 2019 legionnaires' disease outbreak in Moncton.

Aging gracefully

Self-care can have a massive impact on your heath. This is especially true for older adults, who can give their quality of life a serious boost by following a few simple tips.

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