Links to articles in today's press about environmental health. Many more links available today at www.EnvironmentalHealthNews.org
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Bugs picked up at birth are good for you.
Global hunger has fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but conflict and climate shocks are beginning to reverse these gains, an annual global hunger index said on Thursday.
A new study of children in 35 countries finds that those living in a watershed with more trees had a lower risk of contracting diarrheal disease.
The first item on the General Assembly’s agenda should be to kill Rep. Derek Merrin’s attempt to undermine the only real lead-safety regulations protecting children in Toledo now.
A state health department analysis released Tuesday on birth outcomes in Flint found “no significant differences” before and after the city switched its water source — contrary to a study released last month by researchers in Kansas and West Virginia.
There are major concentrations of overweight children in some parts of the world and underweight ones in other parts.
Five environmental groups say Canada’s law governing toxic chemicals is outdated and they urge the government to amend soon it to protect children and the general population.
This virus can kill brain cells that might otherwise morph into a deadly cancer.
New book explores controversial week killer, cancer and corrupt science.
The number of obese children and adolescents worldwide has jumped tenfold in the past 40 years and the rise is accelerating in low- and middle-income countries, especially in Asia, a major study said on Wednesday.
At least 2.8 million people die each year as a result of being overweight or obese.
We haven't inherited this planet from our parents; we've borrowed it from our children.
Tens of thousands of children in Mali are prey to life-threatening malnutrition as violence and displacement fuel a deepening nutrition crisis in the West African nation, the United Nations children's agency said on Monday.
Some 45 million liters of the poisoned spray was Agent Orange, which contains the toxic compound dioxin. It has unleashed in Vietnam a slow-onset disaster whose devastating economic, health and ecological impacts that are still being felt today.
Yes, there is such a thing as thirdhand smoke and it’s more dangerous than you think.
The company pledges its products will be free from ingredients tainted with the controversial herbicide after a survey found traces in its European ice-creams.
Trevor Schaefer, first made headlines when "Trevor's Law" was adopted last year as a part of Congress' overhaul of the Toxic Substances Control Act.
A warming climate and polluted air are all we have to gain from keeping dirty power plants running.
The ban would extend to online sales and also include children’s products, such as booster seats, changing pads and high chairs.
One of the latest victims of the cholera epidemic that has killed more than 2,000 people in Yemen had yet to even take her first breath.