Switching to clean, safe, renewable energy is one of the most important things we can do for the climate, for the health of our communities now, and for the health of future generations.

In a political age of "alternative facts," we need defenders of science to speak up now more than ever. We spoke with toxicologist Emily Monosson, author of ...

Cities and states should pursue equitable water solutions, not water shutoffs

Now, more than ever, we need to maintain and improve policies that "unmask" our cities from air pollution and halt climate change

Today, more than 100 million Americans depend on healthcare safety-net programs: Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But that safety net could be shredded if Dr. Tom Price—Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services—...

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John Pastor, author of What Should a Clever Moose Eat? reflects on the question: What should a drunken moose eat? 

For the past couple of years, I’ve been wondering why the Vet can vaccinate our dog for Lyme*, but the best our doctor can offer is a dose of doxycyline, ex post facto. Why is it, despite the spraying and tucking and checking out the nooks...

Climate change remains the greatest health challenge of this century — but the candidates aren’t talking about it.

Many of the actions we must take to mitigate climate change-reducing fossil fuel use offer significant benefits for public health. 

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Earlier this month, media announced the first Zika-related death in the United States, meanwhile Congress recently adjourned for a seven-week recess without passing additional funding to fight the virus. Check out what Chasing the Red Queen...

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