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Leave Delhi, or face up to pollution?

Children's Health in the News - 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.

Obama touts climate rule ahead of Monday launch.

Children's Health in the News - August 2, 2015 - 9:00am
President Barack Obama made a personal plea late Saturday for the nation’s most ambitious environmental regulation in decades — a crackdown on power plants’ greenhouse gas emissions that the administration will announce Monday, in hopes of putting the U.S. in striking distance of achieving a global agreement to combat climate change.

Putting profits first.

Children's Health in the News - July 31, 2015 - 9:00am
In a scenario reminiscent of the slave era, workers at this Zimbabwe farm jointly owned by Zimbabwe and China have been exposed to high levels of a toxic chemical without adequate protection, in contravention of both local and international laws.

‘I want hookah': How Twitter feedback influences use.

Children's Health in the News - July 31, 2015 - 9:00am
Researchers are finding that positive mentions about hookah use on Twitter — more than 12,000 a day — may be adding to the misperception that it is somehow less harmful than cigarette smoking. It's not.
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