71 Michigan water systems now have higher lead levels than Flint

71 Michigan water systems now have higher lead levels than Flint

Seventy-one water systems in Michigan now have higher lead levels than the city of Flint, results of the most recent federally-required testing shows. Water sampling in Flint from January through June showed the city's 90th percentile for lead was at 7 parts per billion, far better than the last six months of 2016, but still higher than 92.6 percent of the 1,333 water systems regulated by the state Department of Environmental Quality.

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My Advice to 50-Year-Olds

My Advice to 50-Year-Olds

So you turn 50 this year, right? Or you just turned 50. It’s so interesting to me that people can’t project or understand where the market’s moving, aka, in this scenario that “we,” as 40–50–60 year-olds are going to live dramatically longer and healthier than your parents’ and grandparents’ generation.

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Trump’s Legacy: Damaged Brains

Trump’s Legacy: Damaged Brains

The pesticide, which belongs to a class of chemicals developed as a nerve gas made by Nazi Germany, is now found in food, air and drinking water. Human and animal studies show that it damages the brain and reduces I.Q.s while causing tremors among children. It has also been linked to lung cancer and Parkinson’s disease in adults.

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An Italian man who intentionally infected women with HIV has been jailed for 24 years

An Italian man who intentionally infected women with HIV has been jailed for 24 years

An Italian man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for intentionally infecting more than 30 women with HIV. Police believe 33-year-old accountant Valentino Tullato infected 32 of the at least 53 women he dated after discovering he was HIV-positive in 2006 and continuing to have unprotected sex.

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Depression tied to shorter lifespan

Depression tied to shorter lifespan

People who suffer from depression may not live as long as individuals who don’t experience this mental health disorder, a Canadian study suggests. Researchers examined six decades of mental health and mortality data on 3,410 adults during three time periods: 1952 to 1967, 1968 to 1990 and 1991 to 2011. Depression was associated with an increased risk of premature death in every decade of the study for men, and starting in the 1990s for women.

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Las Vegas shooting victims struggle to afford mounting medical costs

Las Vegas shooting victims struggle to afford mounting medical costs

Kurt Fowler and his wife, Trina, were celebrating their 18th wedding anniversary at a country music festival when the shooting started. Fowler, 41, knew he'd been hit in the ankle and couldn't run. He hid under the stage until the gunfire ended. "I knew my foot was completely useless," said Fowler, a firefighter from Lake Havasu City, Arizona, and a father of three. He underwent surgery, spent nearly two weeks in the hospital and still may need another operation. He also will need rehabilitation and follow-up visits with a specialist.

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Police: 22-year-old woman dead after 12-year-old boy jumped from I-66 overpass onto car

Police: 22-year-old woman dead after 12-year-old boy jumped from I-66 overpass onto car

Virginia State Police say a 12-year-old boy's suicide attempt has left a 22-year-old woman dead after the boy jumped off an overpass on I-66 and landed on the woman's car. The boy is now in the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to officials. According to police, the boy jumped off the Cedar Lane I-66 overpass near Exit 62 in Fairfax County at around 4 p.m…

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