As the California wildfires burn across the state, an environmental health scientist mom is worried because she knows that children and pregnant women, as well as those with heart disease or respiratory conditions like asthma, are particularly vulnerable to the health impacts of wildfire smoke.
Multiple studies show that people with Covid-19 who live in U.S. regions with high levels of air pollution are more likely to die from the disease than people who live in less polluted areas.
Moms gave testimony last week because families have the right to know if the air is safe. Wheeler’s proposal on particle pollution is too weak. It ignores scientific evidence, and flouts procedural considerations that should be paramount during during COVID-19.
“The Impact of COVID-19 on Latinos in the U.S.” study outlines how the Latino community is at the uppermost rates for Americans dying from COVID-19.
The EPA under the leadership of Andrew Wheeler is ignoring overwhelming scientific evidence and is posed to weaken clean air safeguards, endangering Houston, and all Americans.
Let’s face it; masks will be with us for a while. So here’s everything you need to know to create handmade face masks for your family and others.
Moms are angry at the inequity, injustice and immorality running rampant. We are choosing protection over pollution, and we are choosing our children over EVERYTHING.
The 2020 State of the Air report, released by the American Lung Association, found more people are breathing unhealthy air compared to last year. Despite decades of progress, the trend lines are now headed in the wrong direction.
With schools closed, these fun hands-on tools and activities, can help teach climate change at home.
“Air pollution really intersects with all of the issues we are grappling with in the world,” says Beth Gardiner, author of “Choked”.
Health workers are the frontlines. We rely on them, every single day, whether we are sick, or anxious, or simply listening to their recommendations and information in news announcements. Please thank them.
Mi papá era médico. Pero debo decir que «es» médico. Porque, si bien él tiene 96 años, todavía tiene la vocación de ayudar. Mis hermanos y yo obviamente no lo dejamos salir …