The events that set climate change in motion occurred decades ago. How do we analyze the past and factor in the variable of chance when trying to predict future climate and weather events?
Glyphosate is a widely-used weed killer, exposure to which is associated with a number of health risks. Learn about where glyphosate is found and how to protect your family from exposure.
As workers return to the workplace with the pandemic not yet over, workplace safety is more important than ever
Ticks are very small 8-legged bugs that can transmit diseases to humans (tick-borne diseases). It’s important to protect yourself and your family from tick bites
Asthma is one of the most common conditions in childhood. It can affect up to almost 10% of children in the United States. Experts from the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research explain how studying the environment can help prevent and better treat asthma, especially in children
2022 kicks off the inaugural Exposome Day. Celebrated on the second Wednesday in May, Exposome Day is an opportunity to build awareness about how the environment shapes health
Dr. Robert Wright reflects on the life of his mother—Naoko Yogi Wright, a woman who grew up in extreme poverty, survived war and moved half-way across the globe to a foreign culture in hope of giving opportunity to her children, all the while continuing to contribute to the lives of the family she left behind in Okinawa.
Young people are most vulnerable to the physical and mental health impacts of climate change, which can make caregiving for these individuals more difficult. Here’s what you can do about it.
The last session of the 2022 Lunchtime Chats, featuring Douglas I. Walker, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Join Isabella and Joel as they explore how the environment affects their health. Learn along with them through stories, coloring, and hands-on activities that show you how to take steps to improve the health of your family and community.