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Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants

Soaring numbers of water systems around the country are testing positive for a dangerous class of chemicals widely used in items that include non-stick pans and firefighting foam, regulators and scientists said Tuesday. The warnings, and promises by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt of official action to confront the related health risks, came in […]

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At Chuy’s, “Deep in the heart of Tex-Mex” doesn’t taste quite as good as it sounds — The Know

1.5 stars (out of 4) Elvis Fried Chicken. (Provided by Chuy’s) Coloradans like to goodheartedly tease Texans about wearing jeans on the ski hill, but if there’s one thing both populations are serious about, it’s south-of-the-border cuisine. Texas, of course, has a slightly different take on the fare: Tex-Mex, which blends traditional Tejano eats with […]

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EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a hearing with EPA chief Scott Pruitt on a widespread contaminant in drinking water (all times local): 9:55 a.m. The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants. The EPA blocked the news organizations […]

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What are the best sunscreens for swimming and sports?

Wearing sunscreen is important on a daily basis, but it is even more imperative that you apply (and reapply!) sunscreen while swimming or playing sports outdoors. As a dermatologist, I often get asked questions like, “Which sunscreen is the best for outdoor activities and swimming?” While there is no single best answer to this question, […]

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What You Should Know About the Nipah Virus

Ten people in the South Indian state of Kerala have died after being infected by the Nipah virus, an emerging disease thought to be spread by fruit bats and other animals. Here’s what you should know about the outbreak. What is the Nipah virus? The Nipah virus is a highly contagious and deadly virus that […]

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