Researchers are uncovering how microplastic particles are carried in wind, rain and snow to remote regions of our planet.
Researchers asked aid workers how to best prepare for the climate emergency in places where its effects are most severe.
Three tobacco-flavored cartridges and a vaping device have been approved by the FDA for sale in the US. It comes after a decadelong debate over e-cigarettes.
Weight discrimination, like teasing, is common among youth and linked to eating disorders and depression. Youth’s health and well-being would be best supported by not focusing on their weight.
Malaria is one of the world’s oldest and deadliest diseases. So why has it taken so long to get a vaccine?
The COVID-19 pandemic is a stressful time for all, and even more so for people experiencing trauma-related stress. How can public health emergency responses avoid further trauma for vulnerable people?
Practising standing on one leg has also sorts of benefits, research shows
The details of Ms A’s case reinforce what campaigners and midwives have been saying for years.
Fault lines between the FDA and CDC regulatory processes have been on full display in the decisions over which groups of Americans should receive the Pfizer booster shot.
It’s the World Health Organization’s first update of global air quality guidelines since 2005. We know far more today about the serious risks these pollutants pose to human health.
A large amount of methane emissions come from natural gas infrastructure and landfills – all problems companies know how to fix.
High levels of lead were unexpectedly found in 14 UK schools’ drinking water: so how much do we really know about what’s in our pipes?
Mexican Americans who have more formal education than their parents are much less likely to have Type 2 diabetes, new research finds.
The hidden costs of industrial food production include immense health and environmental impacts. These include millions of deaths, climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss.
Although there is no evidence yet that it affects COVID-19 vaccines, schistosomiasis, a neglected tropical disease, has been associated with lower vaccine immunity for several vaccines.
While the food insecurity rate held steady in 2020, the racial hunger gap increased.
An infectious disease doctor explains the science behind COVID-19 vaccines at a level that children – and adults – of all ages can understand.
The 2,000-line poem by Scottish physician John Armstrong was written during a time of pandemic, war and increasing public disinformation. What can readers learn from it today?
New research shows how fracking could pose a threat to surface water quality, with consequences for human and environmental health.
It has been six months since the Johnson & Johnson vaccine received emergency use authorization. What does six months of data show about its efficacy, side effects and protection from variants?