It’s impossible to escape exposure to microplastics and a new study confirms they’re in household dust around the world. But the health risks appear surprisingly low, and vacuuming makes a difference.
The federal government has new advisories on PFAS, which can put human health at risk in a list of ways, but so far only states are regulating the chemicals.
Trace metal exposure can lead to concerning neurocognitive effects in people of all ages.
Most local farmers are indifferent to the effect of chemicals on consumers.
As restaurants and cafes re-open, here’s what you can do to limit the chance of coronavirus transmission.
These harmful pollutants are responsible for 20% of roadside pollution.
Ingredients from shampoo, sunscreens and other personal care products are turning up in water supplies. Some are toxic or cause hormonal damage to aquatic life, and could threaten human health.
The unanticipated public health consequences of unsustainable development reminds the world that the issues are not in the distant future, but instead face us now.