• Donald Trump Jun 18, 2019

    US Air Quality is Slipping After Years of Improvement

    After decades of improvement, America’s air may not be getting any cleaner. Over the last two years the nation had more polluted air days than just a few years earlier, federal data shows. While it remains unclear whether this is the beginning of a trend, health experts say it’s troubling to see air quality progress stagnate. There were 15% more...

  • Carnegie Mellon University Apr 25, 2018

    EPA Chief Signs Proposal Limiting Science Used in Decisions

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a proposed rule Tuesday that seeks to restrict the types of scientific studies that regulators can use to determine the impact of pesticide and pollution exposure on human health. Pruitt said the change, long sought by chemical manufacturers and fossil fuel companies, would increase transparency in the agency’s decision-making by requiring all underlying...

  • America Oct 13, 2017

    America's Obesity Epidemic Reaches Record High: Report

    Almost 40 percent of American adults are obese, the highest rate ever recorded for the United States, according to a report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly 20 percent of adolescents are obese, also a record high, NBC News reported. That comes out to one in five adolescents aged 12-19. Meanwhile, one in five kids...

  • Preventing Suicide Feb 13, 2020

    The Suicide Prevention Program Gun Rights Advocates Want

    Half of the completed suicides in the United States in 2015 were carried out using a firearm, research shows. A program developed by gun owners and public health experts shows you can cut those numbers back with a simple approach.

  • Donald Trump Oct 20, 2016

    Fact Checking the Final Presidential Debate

    The third — and final — presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump was held Oct. 19 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and moderated by Fox News’ Chris Wallace.

  • Los Angeles Dec 19, 2014

    Autism Linked to Pollution Levels, Study Finds

    A groundbreaking new study shows an unborn baby’s risk of autism increases significantly if the child’s mom lives in an area high in air pollution while she is pregnant.

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