Puget Sound's already small killer-whale population has declined in the decade since it was protected under the Endangered Species Act. Some experts view the death this month of a pregnant female orca as an alarm bell for the region’s southern residents.
Environmental Health News
Joan Deare lived a healthy life – she didn’t smoke or drink excessively, and ate healthily and exercised regularly. No one in her immediate family had ever had cancer. So when she started getting stomach aches in mid-2010, she took an over-the-counter remedy and carried on as usual.
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