Americans are growing more fearful of environmental and health care issues, according to a survey by Chapman University in California. In fact, for the first time in the four years of the survey, environmental fears have not only crept up the list - but occupy four of the top 10 spots. (read more)

NEW DELHI (AP) - Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. (read more)

In towns large and small, health officials have had to go begging for more money to cover the explosive growth of autopsies, toxicology tests, and overtime hours (read more)

Catie O'Brien of Mechanicsburg, a patient of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, died of cancer in 2009. (read more)


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