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Toxic mercury in the mist: Holding Unilever in India to account.

Children's Health in the News - April 30, 2015 - 9:00am
A subsidiary of the Anglo-Dutch multinational, Unilever is being held responsible for dumping toxic mercury close to human settlements, polluting the ecosystem and placing workers’ lives in danger.

Rubella has been eliminated from the Americas, health officials say.

Children's Health in the News - April 30, 2015 - 9:00am
The disease, also known as German measles, is no longer a threat in the region, a scientific panel set up by global health authorities announced on Wednesday.

No time to breathe easy on air quality.

Children's Health in the News - April 30, 2015 - 9:00am
California is the nation’s air pollution paradox. We have the country’s dirtiest air, but we are also a national leader in efforts to improve air quality.

Continuing curse of Agent Orange.

Children's Health in the News - April 30, 2015 - 9:00am
It is time for the U.S. government to take responsibility for the human and environmental disaster that is still being caused by Agent Orange and provide comprehensive assistance to all those suffering from this deadly poison.

St. Louis burning: America’s atomic legacy haunts city.

Children's Health in the News - April 30, 2015 - 9:00am
This is part one of a three-part series examining the effects of radioactive waste from the Manhattan Project on St. Louis and its suburbs.

Report: California drought could worsen air pollution.

Children's Health in the News - April 30, 2015 - 9:00am
Drought conditions may be exacerbating air pollution throughout California, according to a report released by the American Lung Association on Wednesday.

Labor icon stumps for mandatory labeling of genetically modified food.

Children's Health in the News - April 30, 2015 - 9:00am
Labor and environmental activist Dolores Huerta came to Washington, D.C., this week to speak in favor of mandatory labeling of genetically modified food, feeding the fire of the mounting effort to establish a mandatory disclosure system for the products.
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