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Thursday, May 12, 2022


Hidden Hazards

Cleaning supplies in front of a moldy wall.

Lead, radon, and mold can live in your home and cause health issues. Find out how to test for these toxins and take the right action. (From NIH News in Health)

How Does the Human Body Produce Voice and Speech?

A woman singing into a microphone.

This animated video shows the movements and processes in the body that allow breathing, vocalization, and speech. (From NIH’s NIDCD)

E-cigarettes May Complicate Teen Attempts to Quit Nicotine

A teenage girl looking skeptically at an electric cigarette.

Among U.S. teens, unsuccessful attempts to quit smoking rose in 2020 after years of decline—a problem that might relate to the recent rise in vaping. (From NIH Research Matters)

New STEM Teaching Resources Page

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A collection of free, easy-to-access NIH materials educators can use to engage K–12 students in science. (From NIH’s NIGMS)

Mind Your Risks®

A smiling man sitting in his living room.

High blood pressure may be riskier than you think. Discover the connection and risks between high blood pressure, dementia, and stroke. (From NIH’s NINDS)