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‘Alarming’ Increase in U.S. Hepatitis A Cases, CDC Reports

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The resurgence of the viral liver disease hepatitis A is linked to drug use and homelessness.

Risks Grow for Deadliest U.S. Drinking Water Hazard

Reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease are surging upwards.

Diseases of Poverty Identified in Alabama County Burdened by Poor Sanitation

Study finds “shocking” incidence of parasite infections in Lowndes County.

Septic System Pollution Contributes to Disease Outbreaks

More research and funding is needed to help understand the severity By…

America’s Spreading Septic Threat

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Failing septic systems produce disease outbreaks, algae blooms,…

The Stream, February 6: Lake Michigan Water Levels at Record Lows

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Americas Water levels on Lake Michigan and Lake Huron have reached…

The Stream, January 16: Droughts and Floods Pose Public Health Risks

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Public Health Floods linked to climate change, along with the…

Infographic: Wild Rice is Keystone Species for Upper Great Lakes Region

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Wild Rice is an aquatic grass that is harvested annually for…

Cholera in Haiti -- The Climate Connection

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Researchers explain the correlation between environmental interactions and human health, as reported infections climb to 10,000 cases.

Study Shows Malaria Infections Increase Near Ethiopian Dam

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Reservoirs and stagnant streams created by dams can be conducive for mosquito breeding.

Sri Lanka Fights Dengue Outbreak and Stagnant Water

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Facing a dengue outbreak, the government of Sri Lanka is trying…

An Elder’s Prayer for The River

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Fish Come Back Dead Red Gum trees, Lake Pamamaroo near Menindee. by…