Climate change refers to the increase in air temperatures and changing weather patterns observed over the past several decades. The changing climate is impacting the health of people around the world in a myriad of ways.
New study suggests persistent exposure to air pollutants in residential communities can impact health outcomes for COVID-19 patients
Top Tips for a Green and Healthy Holiday from the Children’s Environmental Health Center
BPA is an endocrine disruptor, meaning it can interfere with the hormone system to affect health in many ways.
Many turf products are available and some are even advertised as “green” or “ecofriendly”, but it can be difficult to assess their safety for use by children. Read this entry to learn what chemicals these products contain and understand what the potential health risks may be.
Pesticides repel or kill unwanted pests such as insects, rodents, fungi and weeds. All pesticides have the potential to be toxic to humans.
A new peer-reviewed study in Nature Communications shows how pre-existing neighborhood social factors like housing, work, income, insurance help explain the higher rates of infection for COVID19 in communities of color.
Dr. Wright reviews evidence linking psychological stress to asthma expression in children. She highlights protective effects of nutrition and the early caregiving environment.
Drs. Just and Sheffield discuss how air pollution and climate change are both the metaphoric storm clouds on the horizon and how the COVID-19 pandemic may have brought some unexpected silver linings to the public health efforts in this topic.
Some household pest control products can be harmful to children. Practice safer methods to keep your home healthy and pest-free.