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Controversial insecticide use rises as farmers douse seeds.

Children's Health in the News - April 8, 2015 - 9:00am
Since the early 2000s, U.S. farmers have dramatically increased their use of controversial insecticides suspected of playing a role in the decline of pollinating insects, such as honeybees.

Until universities divest from fossil fuels they will undermine all they stand for.

Children's Health in the News - April 8, 2015 - 9:00am
MIT and others must find the moral courage to make divestment part of the multi-faceted climate response that we so desperately need. We must align our money with our morals.

Fields of toxic pesticides surround the schools of Ventura County, California.

Children's Health in the News - April 7, 2015 - 9:00am
In some of California’s most heavily Latino communities, going to school can be a health hazard.

India lifestyles blamed for worsening air pollution.

Children's Health in the News - April 7, 2015 - 9:00am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday blamed the changing lifestyles that have come with India's economic development for rising pollution levels that have given the country some of the world's dirtiest air.

Washington governor puts focus on climate goals, and less on debate.

Children's Health in the News - April 6, 2015 - 9:00am
Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington has proposed an emissions charge on industries. The plan, unlike those elsewhere, would direct most revenue to education and transportation, not to climate or energy projects.

The Centre must take steps to curb pollution.

Children's Health in the News - April 6, 2015 - 9:00am
Rising air pollution has become a handy tool for the developed world to shift the blame for climate warming on black carbon and other short-lived climate-forcers to buy time for its own mitigation goals.

IBM toxic pool defies cleanup.

Children's Health in the News - April 6, 2015 - 9:00am
After 35 years, IBM Corp. contractors have stanched the flow of industrial solvents into a commercial and residential district in the heart of the village, but they have yet to find a solution for the source of the problem at the company's former flagship manufacturing plant.

Indian minister promises to tackle country's acute air pollution problem.

Children's Health in the News - April 6, 2015 - 9:00am
WHO survey finds Delhi is the most polluted city in the world, with dangerous PM2.5 levels 10 times the upper recommended limit.

PG&E’s pollution from decades ago causing harm today, suit says.

Children's Health in the News - April 6, 2015 - 9:00am
A century ago, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. generated gas for San Francisco customers from coal and oil plants in the Marina and Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhoods that deposited their waste into the ground and in waters that flowed to the bay.

Herbicide horror.

Children's Health in the News - April 5, 2015 - 9:00am
Once thought safe enough to drink, the most popular weed killer on earth, Roundup, is increasingly difficult to avoid - and critics charge it's contributing to chronic illnesses.

Air pollution takes early toll on children.

Children's Health in the News - April 4, 2015 - 9:00am
Air pollution can be bad for children – starting even before birth, a new study suggests.

Prenatal health and life outcomes: Unequal beginnings.

Children's Health in the News - April 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Half a century ago doctors saw the fetus as a “perfect parasite”—absorbing what it needed but sealed off in the womb from any harm done to the mother., A child’s long-term well-being is more profoundly shaped by influences in pregnancy than used to be realised.

Smokeless tobacco leaves traces of carcinogens in household dust.

Children's Health in the News - April 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Secondhand exposure to tobacco may be possible even when no cigarette smoke is involved, according to a new study.

Sierra Club tries to drum up support to cut emissions from Springdale power plant.

Children's Health in the News - April 3, 2015 - 9:00am
The Sierra Club believes NRG's Cheswick Power Plant can cut more polluting emissions and wants residents to help achieve that.

Creosote contamination may hamper arena plans for West Village., Creosote contamination may hamper plans for sports arena in Calgary.

Children's Health in the News - April 3, 2015 - 9:00am
City officials are concerned about environmental contamination on land being touted for a new Flames arena, a football stadium and an amateur sports fieldhouse at downtown’s west end.

Butler contacts health department about cancer cluster.

Children's Health in the News - April 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Assemblyman Marc Butler has sent a letter to acting state Health Commissioner Howard Zucker regarding the ongoing health concerns in the Kuyahoora Valley.

How I discovered a coffee pot was making my patient sick.

Children's Health in the News - April 3, 2015 - 9:00am
Endocrine disrupting effects, like the hormones they mimic, arise from doses measurable at parts per billion. So do not be mollified when someone tells you the amount of chemical in a product is very small.

Sandstorm causes spike in patient numbers at UAE hospitals.

Children's Health in the News - April 2, 2015 - 9:00am
Sandstorms that blanketed the country yesterday have been blamed for a rise in the number of patients admitted to hospitals.

Shale crews being watched from above as emissions levels tested.

Children's Health in the News - April 2, 2015 - 9:00am
There is an eye in the sky above U.S. shale oil and natural gas basins. Well, more like a nose.

Children launch drive to report garbage burning.

Children's Health in the News - April 2, 2015 - 9:00am
Armed with mobile phone cameras, a group of 13 children travelled in lanes and bylanes of Lakadganj zone and captured garbage burning happening at 12 places.
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