Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: disease

5 ways environmental damage drives human diseases like COVID-19

Wildlife trade, deforestation, industrial farming and other factors threaten both animals and human health.

Today’s children will face lifelong health effects from the climate crisis

"Without immediate action from all countries climate change will come to define the health of an entire generation.”

As the planet warms and mosquitos thrive, one billion people could...

“The risk of disease transmission is a serious problem, even over the next few decades."

Want to fix America’s health care? First, focus on food

To cut down on disease, we should make it a top nonpartisan priority to end our nation’s nutrition crisis.

Eating our way to disease

We need to stop believing the lie that we require animal products in our diet for protein, calcium, iron, omega-3s or any other nutrient.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”