Started in 1959, this California study is one of the oldest ongoing research projects in the world.
Mayor Toni Harp Monday denied knowing changes in the city's lead policy had been put into effect last November until they were detailed in court testimony in early June.
A study from the University of Victoria has for the first time compiled research on microplastics to try to estimate just how much people are consuming — and one researcher says the findings demonstrate more work needs to be done to understand how the tiny particles might impact human health.
One of the most urgent problems facing these communities is mercury contamination, which affects dozens of members of the Nahua indigenous community.
South Korean adults have twice the level of lead and mercury as youths, but levels of endocrine disrupters were higher in younger people.
The Healthy Rural and Urban Kids Project measures preschoolers' exposure to metals, air pollution, diesel exhaust and different agricultural and home pesticides through urine samples and surveys.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.
The pandemic has put public health officials in a perilous place—caught between the common good and the often-toxic American drive for personal freedom.