Author: Molly Rauch
Molly Rauch is a mom who lives and works in Washington, DC. As Public Health Policy Director for Moms Clean Air Force, she builds relationships with public health organizations and develops alliances and partnerships with them. She also writes about public health science and policy for Moms Clean Air Force. Her writing on environmental health has appeared in Goodhousekeeping.com, Parents.com, and Huffington Post, among other publications. A native New Yorker, she holds a master’s degree in public health.
BY Molly Rauch ON October 5, 2012
A couple of years ago, when I developed a persistent cough and was wheezing, I paid a visit to my doctor. He asked me if I had asthma as a child. “Well, yes,” I said. “But that was 30 years ago. I haven’t had it...
BY Molly Rauch ON August 17, 2012
It’s summer vacation time for us. My four-year-old son walks down the beach with his grandfather. I watch their shadows follow them over the tide pools, up to the sand dunes and back down to the surf. Holding hands, their shadows are linked as one....
BY Molly Rauch ON August 6, 2012
This post was written by Molly Rauch and Gretchen Alfonso: We understand now why the new soot standards from EPA are NOT STRONG ENOUGH–we recently saw a vivid demonstration of the politics that undercut the protection of our children. And as moms, it left us...
BY Molly Rauch ON July 17, 2012
What a pregnant mom eats, drinks, and breathes can obviously affect her baby. We know this from studies of alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking, among other things. But how does air pollution affect her baby?