As the government responds to the outbreak of vaping-related illnesses, it should also consider how improper disposal of vaping products can harm communities and the environment.
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A team of researchers taught social science students to test for high fluoride levels in their own villages, and experimented with creative ways to get the word out about the dangers of fluorosis.
Lower air pollution levels saved an estimated 5,660 lives in New York State in 2012, compared to 2002 levels, according to a new study.
As the world warms, plants may benefit but pollen allergies will likely get worse.
Climate change could worsen China’s already bad ozone pollution problem — but a new study shows that it doesn’t have to be that way.
Scientists often have a disadvantage during vaccine debates. Fortunately, one Facebook group has found a solution.
The rhetoric around vaccination is generally black and white: vaccines are good or vaccines are bad. But now more than ever, it’s important to find ways to communicate across the divide.
Some solutions are over 100 times cheaper than others, costing as little as $1 per person.
It is time for states to change their laws so that fringe religious objections do not get in the way of protecting the safety of children and people with compromised immune systems.
Equipped with a field testing kit originally developed within Columbia’s Earth Institute, the “Lead-Free Kids Peru” project has tested hundreds of soil samples for the toxic metal — and dug up some startling results in the process.