A resolution endorsing breastfeeding became the latest political lightning rod when the Trump administration threatened some countries with a withdrawal of aid if they didn't support a more watered-down version that caves to the infant formula industry.
Under its new interpretation of the Toxic Substances Control Act, EPA has decided to focus its investigations into chemical safety solely on the risks of direct exposure, which will exclude risk analysis based on exposure through air, water and soil.
What are the potential health impacts on children who have been separated from their families at the border? Harvard's Dr. Jack Shonkoff, an expert on toxic stress in children, raises serious concerns about what the kids separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border might be experiencing and the long-term impacts of the trauma.
Focusing on climate change's public health impacts can make the world a healthier place, protect our children's lives, build a stronger economy and help to create a more sustainable and just future, McCarthy believes.
Seven years after a deadly tsunami ripped through the Tokyo Electric Power plant in Fukushima, Japan, tour organizers are bringing curious sightseers to the region as residents who fled the nuclear catastrophe trickle back.
The hospice, set up during the height of the AIDS crisis in the early 90s, was the nation’s first licensed prison hospice. It now houses more inmates who are dying because of old age diseases, as the over-60 population swells in US prisons, mirroring the aging of the general population.