Tag Archives: health

Study: Frequent Use of Cleaning Products May Increase Risk of Childhood Asthma | Children’s Health Initiative

Study: Frequent Use of Cleaning Products May Increase Risk of Childhood Asthma | Children's Health Initiative

Frequent use of cleaning products in the home may increase a baby’s risk of developing asthma and chronic wheezing during early childhood, and could be an important area for respiratory health interventions, a new study suggests. The study, published in February in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, investigated data from …

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Health and Climate | Richard Horton

Health and Climate | Richard Horton

‘All health professionals have a duty and obligation to engage in all kinds of non-violent social protest to address the climate emergency’ – Richard Horton … source Y Not Freakin’ Recyclable Home

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Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Disastrous for Public Health, Clean Energy Investments

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Disastrous for Public Health, Clean Energy Investments

For Immediate Release:  Monday, February 10, 2020 WASHINGTON – President Trump’s 2021 budget proposal, released today, seeks deep cuts in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Energy and other agencies, and shows the administration’s continuing indifference to growing environmental and public health threats, said EWG. The president …

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Privatisation, public health and the ‘water lords’

Privatisation, public health and the 'water lords'

Michigan Court of Appeals, the US state’s second-highest court, ruled against Nestlé’s Ice Mountain water brand last month. The court ruled that Nestlé’s commercial water-bottling operation is “not an essential public service” nor is theirs a public water supply. This is a huge victory for Osceola Township, a small Michigan town that blocked Nestlé from building …

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