Some of Canada's biggest retailers started testing alternatives to receipt paper that's coated in potentially dangerous chemicals, as pressure mounts for them to phase it out by the end of this year.
Rockwool is in the process of building a stone wool manufacturing plant across the street from an elementary school. It will feature two, 21-story smokestacks releasing a range of chemicals.
The pesticide chlorpyrifos has been linked to developmental problems in children.
The higher the level of nicotine in a pregnant woman's blood, the greater her child's risk of later being diagnosed with ADHD, researchers report in Pediatrics.
Pediatrician and public-health researcher Leo Trasande says many of the products that surround us could be harmful.
EHN editor Brian Bienkowski joined Living on Earth's Steve Curwood to talk about three new studies released last month linking fluoride exposure to ADHD in children and thyroid problems in adults.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.