Childhood exposure to lead costing developing nations $992 billion a year
June 25, 2013, 2:31 p.m. by Environmental Health News
By comparison, economic losses from lead exposure were estimated at $50.9 billion for the U.S. and $55 billion for Europe.
New study strengthens link between autism and air pollution
June 18, 2013, 10:15 a.m. by Environmental Health News
Air pollutants may not allow the nervous system to develop naturally or are hampering the ability of immune cells to help neurons move efficiently.
Pesticide maker discredited critics to protect controversial herbicide, court papers show
June 17, 2013, 12:18 p.m. by Environmental Health News
From talking points to third-party allies to private investigators, Sygenta has done everything it can to cover up the harms of atrazine.
Beach bacteria: DNA tests offer quick results on water health
April 15, 2013, 12:32 p.m. by Environmental Health News
Local officials have to shut down beaches for 24 hours to test for E. coli and other bacteria, but a costly new test could speed up that process.
Mink babies jeopardized by contaminated food, shelter
April 3, 2013, 10:31 a.m. by Environmental Health News
Since minks are near the top of the food chain, they accumulate large quantities of chemicals over a lifetime.
Kids exposed to BPA early in life more likely to have asthma
March 1, 2013, 10:41 a.m. by Environmental Health News
Air pollution, pet dander, mold and dust can trigger asthma attacks, but the actual cause of the disease remains unclear.
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