Racism Linked To Asthma In Black Women

BY ON September 16, 2013
For my family of asthma sufferers, the implications of a new study connecting black women to higher incidents of asthma, adds to our already heightened (post-Trayvon Martin) consciousness of racism’s presence. For us, racial hatred, discrimination and disparate treatment, in their blatant and more subtle incarnations, are additional forms...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Allergies, Asthma

Unacceptable Levels Screening

BY ON September 15, 2013
Ever wonder about chemicals in your day-to-day life? What’s in the air I breathe? The water I drink? The food I eat? Even the things I put on my skin? Ed Brown wondered these same things after his wife suffered two miscarriages (they now have...

TOPICS: Toxics