environmental health

Household plastic containers storing leftovers.
April 27, 2022

Recent research reveals that microplastics may be prevalent in our daily lives For example, tiny particles of plastic have been discovered in

October 6, 2021

Project partners with African,  Asian and Latin American countries to stay ahead of emerging zoonotic disease viruses.


December 2, 2020

A global report and U.S. brief published in The Lancet show that further climate protections could save millions of lives.

July 26, 2018

The American Academy of Pediatrics said reforms are urgently needed to the U.S. food regulatory process, which allows the use of more than 10,000 additives to modify food or are included in the packaging and processing of food. 

Certain illnesses in household pets could be warnings of household or neighborhood toxic exposures to people.

(10.17 update)

For decades, children's potential exposure to old paint was spotlighted as the main health hazard involving lead.

Labor unions, whose numbers are at historic lows in the United States, help to build a culture of health in the workplace and beyond, according to a report from the University of Washington School of Public Health.

Forty percent of food in the United States—much of it healthy and edible—goes uneaten. It ends up in landfills and produces methane emissions that are 25 times more potent as a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.


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