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Is Disease Occupying Wall Street?

Refugee camps, not surprisingly, are rather unhealthy places to be. For one thing, there are the effects of the natural disaster that usually drive refugees to a temporary settlement. There’s also the threat of hunger and thirst …

CDC: public pools often harbor harmful bacteria

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that 1 in 8 public swimming pools is in violation of health and safety codes — and that pools at day care centers and children’s facilities seem to be the most frequent offenders. The findings, based on an analysis of more than 120,000 public pool inspections …