Pollution, anxiety, and death:...

Oct 12, 2019 by

If you’ve ever said “Donald Trump makes me sick,” it was probably a metaphorical statement. Or was it?

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The Country’s “Most Polluted A...

Oct 10, 2019 by

“This is political retribution against California, plain and simple.”

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Particulate Matter Air Polluti...

Oct 8, 2019 by

Air pollution is a complicated mixture that includes both invisible gases and solid particles or liquid droplets that float in the air. These pollutants are everywhere—in your home and workplace, in your neighborhood park, near busy (and not-so busy) roadways. And they can make us very sick.

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Court: Trump’s EPA Can’t...

Oct 2, 2019 by

A Trump-appointed judge was involved in the ruling. Without a strong plan for cutting coal power plant emissions, meeting ozone requirements gets much harder.

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Executive Order Creates Influe...

Sep 27, 2019 by

On Sept. 19, 2019, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order, “Modernizing Influenza Vaccines in the United State to Promote National Security and Public Health.

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Vaccine Mandates for Everyone,...

Sep 20, 2019 by

In the United States, those who are vaccine risk-aware have much to be concerned about right now.

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Just How Good Is the Impossibl...

Sep 19, 2019 by

Meat consumption is a huge driver of global warming, from deforestation to cow farts. Meatless meat isn’t a miracle, though.

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Vaccine Mandates for Everyone,...

Sep 17, 2019 by

In the United States, those who are vaccine risk-aware have much to be concerned about right now.

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Alaska’s Sea Ice Completely Me...

Sep 3, 2019 by

[Translate] News Environment & Health People attend a monument unveiling at the site of Okjökull, Iceland’s first glacier...

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Air Monitoring Reveals Troubli...

Aug 23, 2019 by

Residents in South Portland, Maine, packed a meeting to find out about the noxious fumes fouling the air they breathe. The news, one official said, was bad.

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Medications Can Raise Heat Str...

Aug 20, 2019 by

As climate change brings dangerous heat waves, too little is being done to better warn patients or physicians of the growing risk, medical experts say.

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‘The next Flint,’ and America’...

Aug 19, 2019 by

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: A U.S. city is facing a public health crisis, after years of denying that it had a problem with lead in its drinking water supply.

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Top CDC Health and Climate Sci...

Aug 16, 2019 by

He’s one of several federal scientists working on climate change who say they have been silenced, sidelined or demoted under the Trump administration.

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Tainted Pork, Ill Consumers an...

Aug 14, 2019 by

Drug-resistant infections from food are growing. But powerful industry interests are blocking scientists and investigators from getting information they need to combat the problem.

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Here’s why Baby Boomers are bi...

Aug 11, 2019 by

Despite all the recent think pieces about the rise of sobriety, a new study found that about one in 10 adults in the over-65 age range are binge drinking. Bucking a supposed trend, the new data illustrates an increase when compared to previous studies — suggesting that binge drinking is trending with older adults, while younger ones seem to be drinking less.

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Stealing Lauri

Aug 8, 2019 by

A pig kidnapping highlights the concerns over antibiotics in livestock.

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Environmental racism is bad fo...

Aug 7, 2019 by

Two new books highlight how pollution is corrupting the bodies — and minds — of people of color.

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EPA Stops Collecting Data on P...

Aug 7, 2019 by

EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler exempted farms from reporting hazardous air emissions from animal waste. Prior to this action, farms that emitted 100 pounds or more of ammonia or hydrogen sulfide per day into the air were required to report to local agencies.

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Oopsie, this popular ‘composta...

Aug 7, 2019 by

Hello, it’s me: your friendly neighborhood environmental journalist, here to ruin your day. Or the very least, your lunch.

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Merck Continues to Make Hundre...

Aug 2, 2019 by

Sales of Merck’s measles vaccine, the MMR combo vaccine that also includes mumps and rubella, continues to soar as Merck reported this week that in the second quarter of 2019, sales for the measles vaccine were 58% higher than the year before, at $675 million.

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‘Toxic Stew’ Stirred Up ...

Jul 16, 2019 by

New research shows that the extreme weather and fires of recent years, similar to the flooding that has struck Louisiana and the Midwest, may be making Americans sick in ways researchers are only beginning to understand.

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Government’s Own Pro-vaccine M...

Jul 3, 2019 by

Earlier this year (2019) investigative independent journalist Sharyl Attkisson ran a report on Dr. Andrew Zimmerman, a world-renowned pediatric neurologist whom the U.S. Government used in 2007 to testify in the U.S. Vaccine Court that vaccines did not cause autism.

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Wait: Galway Kinnell’s Beautif...

Jun 28, 2019 by

“To decide whether life is worth living is to answer the fundamental question of philosophy,” Albert Camus

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California Dr. Bob Sears Expos...

Jun 28, 2019 by

California pediatrician Dr. Bob Sears recently testified at the California State Assembly hearing considering SB 276, which would prevent doctors from writing medical exemptions to childhood vaccines without the approval of California State health officials, appointed by politicians.

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Half of America’s Kids Suffer ...

Jun 28, 2019 by

It is hard to imagine a country where half of the children born will be diagnosed with autism.

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Outrage at the California Stat...

Jun 24, 2019 by

Following a five-hour hearing in which hundreds of parents spoke in opposition to tightening California’s school immunization requirements, the Assembly Health Committee easily passed a contentious bill Thursday to do just that.

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Parents Seeking Non-medical He...

Jun 24, 2019 by

While this may appear to be something illegal (and it probably is), Zadrozny seems to present these people who are using fake Facebook accounts as heroes.

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“No Evidence” That Fracking Ca...

Jun 21, 2019 by

A group of doctors and scientists have released a report highlighting that 84 percent of studies published from 2009-2015 on the health impacts of fracking conclude the industry causes harm to human health.

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Russia and U.S. Take Action to...

Jun 21, 2019 by

Russia’s Ministry of Health is proposing legislation that would block public discussions about vaccines that could be perceived as discouraging people from getting vaccinated.

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A Nation Where Half of the Chi...

Jun 21, 2019 by

At today’s rate, by 2025, one in two children will be autistic.1

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