Kristina Marusic

air pollution mental health

La contaminación del aire puede alterar nuestro cerebro de tal forma que aumenta el riesgo de enfermedad mental

Una nueva investigación revela que el aire contaminado está vinculado a los problemas de salud mental, dejando a los niños del oeste de Pensilvania y a las comunidades de justicia ambiental en alto riesgo.

Una nueva investigación revela que el aire contaminado está vinculado a los problemas de salud mental, dejando a los niños del oeste de Pensilvania y a las comunidades de justicia ambiental en alto riesgo.

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Cómo el agua contaminada contribuye a las enfermedades mentales

En una semana promedio, NaTisha Washington escucha de personas mayores que se ven obligadas a elegir entre mantener el agua corriente o pagar las facturas médicas, de madres que temen preparar la fórmula de su bebé con agua del grifo por miedo a la contaminación, y de políticos locales frustrados por las barreras para mejorar la calidad del agua.

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Buscando soluciones: Contaminación y salud mental en el oeste de Pensilvania

En Pollution's Mental Toll, presentamos algunas de las formas en que el cambio climático y el aire y el agua contaminados afectan la salud mental en el oeste de Pensilvania.

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air pollution mental health

Air pollution can alter our brains in ways that increase mental illness risk

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water mental health

How contaminated water contributes to mental illness

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Seeking solutions: Pollution and mental health in western Pennsylvania

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Should oil and gas companies be exempt from Pennsylvania’s hazardous waste laws?

PITTSBURGH—In the wake of growing concerns over the oil and gas industry's handling of radioactive waste, activists and policymakers are working to change laws that exempt the industry from safety regulations.

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Pittsburgh's air was unhealthy to breathe for 57 days in 2020

PITTSBURGH—Air pollution in Pittsburgh reached unhealthy levels for 57 days—or nearly two months—in 2020, according to a new report.

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LISTEN: Lead pollution and mental health

EHN reporter Kristina Marusic talks with Living on Earth about polluted water and mental health.

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Lead ammo hampers the bald eagle rebound in the Northeast US

Bald eagle numbers are encouraging but ingesting lead ammunition is still killing large numbers, researchers find.

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Peter Dykstra: Life imitates climate politics—again.

Personal, misinformed attacks on Dr. Fauci are reminiscent of climate spats over the decades.

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Americans agree on something: Get single-use plastics out of our national parks

A new poll finds bipartisan support for ridding parks of plastic.

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LISTEN: Nayamin Martinez on organizing for farmworker justice

"The only sustainable way to move forward is if we stop using pesticides."

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