Among the elderly, women and black people are more likely to be admitted to the hospital from exposure to wildfire smoke than men and people of other races.
E-cigarettes come in over 7,000 flavors. If the flavors were banned, as American regulators wish, more people are likely to smoke traditional cigarettes.
The debate over farmed salmon raises a number of health and environmental questions. This explainer and research review will help journalists sort through the noise.
A review of 185 papers finds male fertility in developed countries has fallen over 50 percent in less than 40 years, with significant public health implications.
Climate change is causing wildfires to consume ever-larger swaths of forest, scientists say, breaking records and blanketing many states in dangerous smoke.
As people who live near hydraulic fracking have long complained, the process seems to poison their water. A new paper measures the distance prospectors should keep from water supplies.
Two recent papers project how inland communities will be negatively affected by climate change and predict destabilizing migrations.
Being born into a world with cleaner air seems to make people more successful, a new paper finds.
The environmental impacts of burning coal are well known. But transporting coal can also hurt the health of people living nearby, a new study shows.
When we flush, Prozac, cocaine and antibiotics trickle into the ecosystem. Researchers are just beginning to understand their effects.