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Study links hydraulic fracking with increased risk of heart attack hospitalization, death

The Marcellus Formation straddles the New York State and Pennsylvania border, a region that shares similar geography and population demographics. However, on one side of the state line unconventional natural gas development — or fracking — is banned, while on the other side it represents a multi-billion dollar industry. New research takes advantage of this… Read More »

Country records highest single-day death toll this month

The United States reported nearly 1,500 people died due to COVID-19 Wednesday, the highest single-day total deaths this month so far. Health officials confirmed Thursday that roughly 1,499 people died due to COVID-19 on Wednesday, the highest single-day total deaths since July 28, when about 2,220 deaths were reported. The Wednesday death toll reflects the… Read More »

Health department says England counting anyone who died after testing positive for coronavirus as related death

England is counting anyone who has died there and had a coronavirus test come back positive at any point as a coronavirus death, Public Health England announced Friday. This comes after the British government ordered a review of how daily coronavirus death figures in England are tallied after some claimed that the figures were inflated.… Read More »