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Study shows industrial hog operations appear to impair health, life quality among neighbors
...rate in the study. They chose sites with 80 to 100 households
within a two-mile radius of livestock operations so they could interview people in about 50 households
in each community. Residents of the hog community could have reported more symptoms because of th...
New Hampshire Study Shows Well Water Has Higher Arsenic Levels Than Municipal Water
...ls, which are definedas those serving less than 15 households
or 25 individuals."The study concludes that tighter federal guidelines would not necessarily"alleviate the health risk" to people who get their water from domestic wellsthatare not regulated by EPA. The article claims that 15 percent of the U.S.pop...
Research Reveals Environmental Injustice In N.C. Communities With Large Hog Farms
...ta on4,177 census block groups, areas of about 500 households
used for counting U.S.residents. They excluded the...d in 418 blockgroups where more than 96 percent of households
depended on well water fordrinking, they found. Even after adjusting for population density, those a...
Consumer-Oriented Environmental Policy Unsuccessful
...he size of the population is growing, thenumber of households
is increasing and these households
are becoming smaller.Disposable income is also rising, more and more appliances and services are bei...
10 Million Report Hunger, Even With Jobs
...who say they are sometimes or often hungry live in households
in which at least one person has a job. "Food insufficiency is not limited to the unemployed or to single-mother families," says study lead author Katherine Alaimo, a doctoral candidate in nutritional sciences at Cornell University and a former nutri...
National Studies Reveal Why Pet Owners Take Animals To Shelters And How Many Find New Homes; Statistics Point to Epidemic
...ted this year, involves anational survey of 80,000 households
to determine the characteristics ofresponsible pet owners, estimate the incidence of pets being relinquished toanimal shelters and determine the disposition of dogs and cats within homes. Salman and other council members hope that re...
Short-Course TB Prophylaxis Effective In HIV-Infected Individuals
...ted individuals and children living in households
with people with infectious TB." Dr. Gayle adds that although preventive therapy for infected individuals in these high-risk groups can play a role in TB control efforts in developing nations, the primary focus of efforts ...
Discovery Channel Returns From Underwater Scientific Expedition Off The Coast Of Cuba
...st cable television networks, serving 72.6 million households
across the nation with the finest in informative entertainment. Discovery Networks, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc., operates and manages Discovery Channel, TLC The Learning Channel) and Animal Planet. -30-...
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