Health

Queering environmental justice

Discrimination of the LGBTQ+ community in the United States is well documented, though the public discourse tends to focus on interpersonal acts of bigotry and legislative debates. What has received less attention, however, ...

Health

Groups petition FDA to restrict bisphenol A in food packaging

The Endocrine Society joined a coalition of physicians, scientists and public health and environmental organizations to send a formal petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), calling on the agency to rescind its ...

Cardiology

Exposure to toxic metals may increase risk of clogged arteries

Environmental exposure to low-levels of the toxic metals arsenic, cadmium and titanium appears to increase the risk of plaque buildup in arteries in the neck, heart and legs, according to new research published today in the ...

Health

No level of smoke exposure is safe during pregnancy

Nearly a quarter of pregnant women say they've been around secondhand smoke—in their homes, at work, around a friend or relative—which, according to new research, is linked to epigenetic changes—meaning changes to how ...

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