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Envt. is killing kids in an Ind. Trump county

As Trump tries to rollback environmental regulation, some supporters and foes are pushing in the opposite direction.

Obituary: Mitchell Chester; Mass. ed commissioner

He was a phenomenal leader who "possessed an unyielding commitment to improving the lives of children and young people."

Math could help us understand our bodies, disease

Scientists from Berkeley and Mich. develop a model from a math perspective for how genes are expressed in different cells at different stages.

Lawsuit claims artificial turf is carcinogenic

A parent group is suing the San Diego school district for installing artificial turf at elementary schools. The group says it causes cancer.

Cognitive deficits seen in kids with brain tumors

Kids who survive malignant brain tumors suffer not only hearing loss but, as a result of the chemotherapy used to treat the tumor, long-term cognitive deficits.

Dermatologists note a decline in indoor tanning

Use of indoor tanning facilities declined a little, which is good, because using them causes cancer. If only the Md. Gen. Assy. would figure that out.