Author: Molly Rauch

Molly RauchAs public health policy director, Molly Rauch develops clean air campaigns, creates educational resources, manages media outreach, cultivates partnerships and collaborations with other organizations, and writes about public health, science, and policy. She lives with her family in Washington, DC, where she serves on the District of Columbia’s Commission on Climate Change and Resiliency. Her writing on environmental health has appeared in,, and Huffington Post, among other publications. A native New Yorker, she holds a master’s degree in public health.

Mommy Brain or Air Pollution?

BY ON February 16, 2012
I sent my daughter to school today without her bathing suit, even though today is a swim day for her. And I forgot to remind the kids to pack their library books. Well, ok, there’s more: I had to buy a new Metrocard yesterday when...

TOPICS: Pollution

One Mom’s Story Of The Real Costs Of Asthma

BY ON September 26, 2011
Asthma is only one of many health problems related to air pollution. But it’s a big one. According to statistics compiled by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, approximately 34 million Americans have been diagnosed with asthma; 9 million of those are children under...

TOPICS: Asthma, Economics, Pollution