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China could lift life expectancy by nearly three years if it meets WHO smog standards: study

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China could raise average life expectancy by 2.9 years if it improves air quality to levels recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), according a new study from a U.S. research group. FILE PHOTO – A chimney is seen in front of residential buildings during a polluted day in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province,… Read More »

Washington man donates kidney to wife of nearly 30 years: 'We're a team'

A Seattle, Washington man recently donated one of his kidneys to his wife of nearly 30 years. “We’re a team,” Steve Kennedy told Q13 News of his decision. Last month, Steve donated his kidney to his wife, Lesley, who has long suffered from polycystic kidney disease, a condition that “causes numerous cysts to grow in… Read More »