Learn the basics of sustainable cleaning - from green products to indoor air quality - to create a healthy home.
Study uses rates of premature death, low birth weight, disease and risk factors such as smoking, obesity, drinking and crime along with education and employment rates to determine health qualities.
An 80-year-old woman died after breathing toxic fumes in the bathroom of a McDonald's restaurant in south Georgia.
Hospitals are supposed to be places of healing. But as this infographic shows, threats like superbugs, sloppy records and sleepy interns can make U.S. hospitals surprisingly dangerous.
A growing movement argues it's time to rethink our assumptions about what an environment is and give the indoors the same scrutiny we give nature.
Visiting the Golden State this summer? Take advantage of a rare opportunity to kayak and canoe down the Los Angeles River while getting educated on urban ecology.
The EPA is cracking down on glymes, a potentially toxic chemical being used in a variety of household products.
Here’s a breakdown of air pollution particles that cause health and environmental problems.
A new report by an environmental advocacy group finds that Ohio has the most toxic air pollution of any state, followed by Pennsylvania and Florida. Coal- and oil-fired power plants are major contributors to the problem.
Use some common sense before jumping off that dock or boat.
New study finds new tailpipe controls on buses don't make the air any cleaner inside bus cabins.
Introduce small changes in every room of the house to improve your cardiovascular health.
The woman's body went unnoticed for days as people swam, and a city inspector who examined the pool didn't see the remains in the murky water.
Australia plans to be the first country to introduce plain, brand-less packaging for cigarettes in hopes of making smoking less attractive.
A Los Angeles' museum teams up with a local artist collective to offer urban hikes that get Angelenos out of their cars to experience the bigger urban environment.
Next step for scientist is determining what aspects of city living can ease stress.
Green parenting author on raising eco-friendly kids.
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