Gavin Rienne

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Understanding poverty and children’s health before natural disasters strike

Preparing for and building back after natural disasters should not be a one-size-fits all approach.

Studying the relationship between natural disasters and community wellbeing and recovery has been my passion since my time coordinating medical relief efforts throughout Asia as a Navy servicemember in Japan.

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Entendiendo la pobreza y la salud de los niños antes de que ocurran los desastres naturales

Estudiar la relación entre los desastres naturales y el bienestar y la recuperación de las comunidades ha sido mi pasión desde que coordiné las labores de ayuda médica en toda Asia como miembro de la Marina en Japón.

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From construction to skiing, PFAS are an important, but understudied, source of on-the-job chemical exposure.

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Peter Dykstra: The steal of the last century and a half

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Op-Ed: Black gold and the color line

How historical racist redlining practices are linked to higher exposures to oil and gas wells.

Words of wisdom from three leaders in the environmental health and justice field

Words of wisdom from three leaders in the environmental health and justice field

A Q&A with Black and Latina researchers about health equity research and career advice for early career scientists.

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Investigation: PFAS on our shelves and in our bodies

Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

Our mothers' gifts: Readers respond

Our mothers' gifts: Readers respond

We asked you to share one "big lesson" from your mother. And you responded

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