by Emily Atkin Posted on August 18, 2014 Updated: August 18, 2014
The family claimed they were severely sickened by air pollution from two companies' hydraulic fracturing operations near their home.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 11, 2014
The “ice bucket challenge” has taken social media by storm, as well as raised questions about the best tactics for supporting efforts to cure deadly ailments.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on August 5, 2014
Johana had been living a life of limitations since high school, but she may very well become a doctor in a few years.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 4, 2014
Eating a nutritious meal often proves to be a huge undertaking for millions of Americans, especially those with an average monthly food stamp budget of just $126.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on August 4, 2014 Updated: August 4, 2014
"It's 50% living like Laura Ingalls Wilder and 50% like we're in Wall-E. All of it is irritating. You don't really realize how constant water is in your life until it's cut off and labeled toxic."
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 1, 2014 Updated: August 1, 2014
Recent cases in Florida and the D.C. metropolitan area have brought attention to an increase in seawater temperatures that experts say make the bodies of water the perfect breeding ground for deadly bacteria.
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 1, 2014
The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office is starting to look into that question, telling a local environmental group that they would contact and interview the citizens who claim they were ignored.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on July 30, 2014
Elderly people still face hurdles in affirming their end-of-life medical wishes.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on July 29, 2014
“I should not have to take my baby into an unsanitary place to feed them, and neither should any other mom."
by Joe Romm Posted on July 29, 2014
Dehydration boosts the risk of kidney stones. That's why countless studies have shown kidney stones are linked to higher temperatures, and global warming is only going to make it worse.