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Obama recalls college-years jog in smoggy L.A. as he lays out new climate-change plan.

August 4, 2015 - 9:00am
President Obama declared his new carbon plan “the single most important step” the country can take to fight global climate change as he tried Monday to anticipate and rebut arguments from critics about harm his vision could do to American business.

Snowmass plans larger discussion on fluoride debate.

August 4, 2015 - 9:00am
Depending on who you believe, fluoride is a dangerous “byproduct of nuclear and aluminum waste” or an additive that for years provided “a priceless health benefit” to residents of Snowmass Village.

Pregnancy is the best time for some vaccines.

August 4, 2015 - 9:00am
Many women go through pregnancy unprotected by readily available vaccines that can prevent irreversible harm to the woman, the unborn baby or the very young infant.

Cookstove replacement scenarios to reach indoor air goals.

August 3, 2015 - 9:00am
High-performing cookstoves may mitigate health problems, but programs to disseminate these cleaner units have been plagued by incomplete adoption and often result in scenarios where both the old and new stoves are used simultaneously—so-called stove stacking.

How one group is using a very low-tech tool to fight N.J. air pollution.

August 3, 2015 - 9:00am
How do activists know how many trucks rumble through neighborhoods surrounding Port Newark, belching diesel fumes that aggravate the breathing problems of residents? They count them, one at a time, as the rigs roll by.

Five myths about new US climate plan: What you may not know.

August 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Talk about complexity. The key plank of President Obama’s climate plan is hardly one-size-fits-all. Its targets vary by state, and its details can be confusing, so here’s a myth-busting guide.

Leave Delhi, or face up to pollution?

August 3, 2015 - 9:00am
I do not know how best to respond to the question that, these days, many parents ask me. Concerned about the toxic air of Delhi, they - particularly those with children who have asthma - ask me if they should leave the city.

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