Measles are making a comeback in the US and parents who don’t vaccinate their kids are often blamed for the revival of this rather harmless disease. A new study found that exposure to air pollution is significantly associated with measles outbreaks.
Growing environmental, climate and health problems can be traced back to modern food production, including rising obesity and disease. Conventional, chemical and energy-intensive farming is also depleting fresh water supplies, while toxic agricultural chemicals pollute air, soil and waterways, thereby threatening the entire food chain from top to bottom.
There’s one big difference between cell phones and cell towers. You can choose not to have a cell phone and if you do, you can switch it off. But what can you do if a cell phone tower is erected across the street?
A large number of children with elevated blood lead levels (EBLL) might have been left undiagnosed in the U.S., according to a study published in Pediatrics, part of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The CDC data revealed that 38 states and Washington D.C. had childhood lead exposure of 10 micrograms per deciliter or higher.
An Italian employee has been awarded monthly social security payments after a court found that his brain tumor was caused by improper use of a company-issued cellphone.
Like most people, I thought that electricity was all the same. You pay for your electricity supply and you get electricity. Things are not quite as simple as that and it can be making you sick.