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7.5 million Californians drink water with toxic ‘forever chemicals’

7.5 million Californians are drinking water tainted with highly-toxic ‘forever chemicals,’ study finds PFAS are highly-toxic chemicals used in making products oil- or water-repellent Examples are non-stick cookware and stain-resistant fabric  They nicknamed ‘forever chemicals’ because they never break down  PFAS get into ground water and can buildup in the human body so even trace… Read More »

Using AI to improve dentistry, VideaHealth gets a $5.4 million polish – TechCrunch

Florian Hillen, the chief executive officer of a new startup called VideaHealth, first started researching the problems with dentistry about three years ago. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard-educated researcher had been doing research in machine learning and image recognition for years and wanted to apply that research in a field that desperately needed… Read More »

There Will Be Over 22 Million Cancer Survivors In The U.S. By 2030, Says New Report

“One in sixteen people in the U.S. will be a cancer survivor by 2030, according to a new report. Pictured are cancer survivors at the American Cancer Society’s ‘Relay for Life’ in Indiana, 2012. Photo credit: Getty Royalty-free. Getty A new report has predicted that there will be 22.1 million people with a personal history… Read More »