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We've all seen police checkpoints breathalyzing potentially drunk drivers, but can more information be gleaned from a person's breath? CBS News reports a study in the journal Gut which found a way to detect minor changes in specific compounds in exhaled breath associated with diagnosing stomach cancer. Other...
An article on Reuters Health cites a study from Spain stating that children exposed to secondhand smoke are "up to three times more likely" to develop attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The report from Tobacco Control goes on to say that "the association was stronger for kids with one or more...
According to CBS News, a study published in the BMJ suggests that while air pollution takes a toll on physical health, it may also affect mental wellbeing. Out of 70,000 female study subjects, those who lived in highly polluted areas were found more likely to report multiple symptoms of anxiety. The results...