Links to articles in today's press about environmental health. Many more links available today at www.EnvironmentalHealthNews.org
Updated: 1 hour 42 min ago
As the Mid-South gets ready to honor those who served this country, many Vietnam veterans are still fighting a war for health benefits.
According to a Hamilton County Health Department report last week, Chattanooga — a city ranked worst in the nation for air pollution in 1969 — has not had a single day of unhealthy air since 2012.
The climate crisis is the greatest environmental threat our country has ever faced, and the Clean Power Plan is one of America’s strongest policies to combat it.
Chemicals in hair relaxers and other products can have dangerous side effects—especially for salon workers. But a number of groups are trying to change that.
In this place, hundreds of thousands of people face the specter of drinking water from wells that is unsafe, tainted by one or more contaminants such as arsenic or nitrate.
The University of Colorado School of Medicine announced Friday that it was returning a $1 million gift from Coca-Cola after it was revealed that the money had been used to establish an advocacy group that played down the link between soft drinks and obesity.
The Hackensack River, a key ecological and recreational asset for North Jersey that has been ravaged by more than a century of industrial pollution, this week moved a significant step closer to federal Superfund designation, which could trigger a comprehensive cleanup of its tainted sediment.
A new study found that some 3D print materials are toxic, after observing that zebrafish embryos die at alarming rates when exposed to them.
There's a nuance to the things that appear to make kids fat: They pack calories, but don't fill anyone up.
The EPA relied heavily on industry-funded research to determine that glyphosate isn't an endocrine disruptor.
Two creative, back-to-the-basics approaches to preschool education promise to fill gaps left in young children's high-tech lives.
Andrew Francesco was a boy who needed help. For pharmaceutical companies, he was a source of revenue.
Men exposed to certain banned but long-lived chemicals at high levels as teenagers are more likely to have defective sperm later in life, according a new study.
As the children aged, the effect of antibiotic prescription on BMI became more and more pronounced in a study of nearly 150,000 kids from 2001-2012.
We asked a panel of experts how communities from Mexico City to Belfast are becoming healthier and more sustainable.
I joined environmental advocates who came together at the Americas Latino Eco Festival to share their stories and unite against climate change.
Transparent supply chains are the most effective way to end the production of palm oil products at the expense of the health of children and the environment. No one should have to wear a mask just to venture outside.
The city’s toxic air has been linked to allergies, respiratory conditions, birth malformations and increasing incidence of cancers. But as a recent car-free experiment showed, action to cut pollution can be effective.