Colorado nail salon workers face chronic air pollution, elevated cancer risk

IMAGE: CU Boulder civil, environmental and architectural engineering professor Lupita Montoya, left, and PhD candidate Aaron Lamplugh have been studying how Colorado nail salon employees are exposed to high levels of… view more  Colorado nail salon employees face increased health risks due to high levels of indoor airborne pollutants such as formaldehyde and benzene, new University…

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Montmorency tart cherries may provide benefits for adults with metabolic syndrome

LANSING, Mich. May 7, 2019 – Montmorency tart cherries reduced systolic blood pressure, insulin levels and insulin concentrations in adults with metabolic syndrome participating in a small pilot study published in the Journal of Functional Foods. [1] While previous studies on Montmorency tart cherries have explored individual aspects of metabolic syndrome – such as blood…

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Front Burner: A Knife Made for You

Tomer Botner, an industrial designer, started making Florentine kitchen knives in his apartment in Tel Aviv, in the Florentin neighborhood. He kept the name of the company after relocating to Barcelona with his wife, Noam Blumenthal, and his stunning knives are now available online. Each knife he sells is custom-made from a choice of blades…

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