Conditions such as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases have been linked to air pollution. In a recent study, researchers have also associated pollution with an increased risk of neurological disorders.
Imagine a place where politicians and public health experts use every tool at their disposal to contain the coronavirus. Welcome to the fictional town of Scienceville.
Many of the world's top scientists are putting their heads together on climate change, but a new locally-based nonprofit believes it has the most efficient solution to cooling the Earth down.
Africa accounts for 17% of the global population but only 3.5% of the reported global COVID-19 deaths. There has been much discussion on what accounts for this.
Mistrust of vaccines runs deep in African-American communities. Against formidable odds, Father Paul Abernathy and his teams are trying to convince residents of Pittsburgh's historic Black neighborhoods to volunteer for trials testing a COVID-19 shot.
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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.