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Antibiotic use in babies linked to allergies, asthma and other conditions, study finds

Children younger than two who are given antibiotics are more likely to have a number of ongoing illnesses or conditions later in life, a new study finds.
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Pregnancy during a pandemic: The stress of COVID-19 on pregnant women and new mothers is showing

Born into a coronavirus world: how new parents and infants can stay safe.
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FDA announces limit on inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereals

The Food and Drug Administration's guidance comes eight years after Consumer Reports first went public with the problem of the potentially dangerous presence of inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereals.

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Toxics

Air pollution tied to hypertension in pregnant women: Study

High blood pressure is one of the most-common health issues women develop during pregnancy. New research shows that air pollution in high-traffic areas increases the risk.
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Toxic chemicals and risks to infants: what to know and what you can do

Exposure to potentially toxic substances that are part of modern life only adds to the many anxieties of parenting. Here's what action you can take.

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ASD risk higher with prenatal exposure to pesticides

Prenatal exposure to common agricultural pesticides is associated with a small to moderately increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Climate

How climate change hurts kids’ health

More severe storms, rising sea levels and temperatures will affect all of us in one way or another.

Children

Babies born to older dads may have a higher risk of health problems

Babies born to older fathers may be more susceptible to health problems including preterm birth, low birth weight and breathing problems.

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Toxics

State launches program to test day cares for radon gas

When you send your children to day care or school, you expect them to breathe in healthy air.
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Toxics

Cars barred on south-east London roads to curb pollution

Cars will be banned from roads around four south-east London schools in a trial scheme to curb pollution.

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Toxics

Climate change worsens pollution’s effects.

The damage small-particulate pollution does will be more severe on a warmer planet.

Climate

Anna Morgan-Hayes: We must create rural resilience as we face rough roads ahead

As I contemplated the recent summer burn bans, I worried that perhaps my children will never remember a summer night of roasted marshmallows over a roaring campfire.

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Fuming residents are fighting back against a neighboring oil refinery

As this Houston neighborhood stews in a witches’ brew of toxic chemicals, locals are taking a stand.
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Robotic bear Toxic Toby warns pedestrians about smog

When the air quality gets bad, Toxic Toby starts coughing.

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Fractured: Buffered from fracking but still battling pollution

A statewide network of fracking and conventional wells, pipelines, and petrochemical plants closes in on communities.

Fractured: Distrustful of frackers, abandoned by regulators

"I was a total cheerleader for this industry at the beginning. Now I just want to make sure no one else makes the same mistake I did. It has ruined my life."

Fractured: The stress of being surrounded

Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.

Fractured: Harmful chemicals and unknowns haunt Pennsylvanians surrounded by fracking

We tested families in fracking country for harmful chemicals and revealed unexplained exposures, sick children, and a family's "dream life" upended.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

LISTEN: Kristina Marusic discusses the "Fractured" investigation

"Once they had the results of our study [families] felt like they had proof that these chemicals are in their air, their water, and making their way into their bodies."

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