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.
by Will Freeman Posted on July 23, 2014 Updated: July 23, 2014
Warring sides in Syria's civil war are targeting doctors for doing their jobs.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 9, 2014
Wendy Bredhold lives within 62 miles of 17 coal-fired power plants and on some days, the pollution is so bad her two-year-old daughter can't play outside.
by Abigail Bessler Posted on June 3, 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook presented an app with huge implications: Healthkit, which promises to revolutionize how we track our own health.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 30, 2014
The report tracked ozone and particle pollution from fossil fuels, and found 147 million Americans live in counties were safety thresholds are breached often enough to be unsafe.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 23, 2014
Until now, the U.S. Health Department would not say whether the chemical had any negative affect on human health.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 23, 2014 Updated: April 24, 2014
"As we get more and more information about what the impacts of this industry really are, I think we're going to see more and more of these kinds of verdicts."
by Emily Atkin Posted on March 12, 2014
While those afflicted by pollution from Tirreno's plant will likely breathe a clean sigh of relief from the Italian court's decision, those who think they are in a similar situation in the United States are unlikely to see similar results.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 7, 2014
Researchers looked at the effect nitrogen dioxide has on the heart, and found the changes encourage cardiovascular disease.
by Josh Israel Posted on February 24, 2014 Updated: March 6, 2014
With suicide rates on the rise, here's one example of how our nation's mental health system is failing patients.