Previous Health News 2022

Deaths have spiked in this polluted port community. COVID is only part of the story. 03-31-22

Wilmington, California, has experienced hundreds more deaths than it does on average. Power, pollution, and poverty all play a role. Read more

Switching to zero-emission cars and trucks could save more than 100,000 lives over the next three decades 03-30-22

The American Lung Association report also estimates $1.2 trillion savings in health care costs Read more

UN ocean treaty is ‘once in a lifetime’ chance to protect the high seas 03-10-22

Negotiators aim to agree on legal framework for protecting international waters that are key to ‘life as we know it’ Read more

Gas stoves pose a big risk to the planet and your health, study says 01-27-22

Gas stoves in kitchens pose a greater risk to the planet and your health than previously thought Read more

Living Closer to Oil and Gas Drilling Linked to Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications, New Study Finds 01-11-22

An Oregon State University study of almost 3 million births in Texas found mothers living less than a mile from drilling sites were more likely to experience higher blood pressure and other potentially dangerous health conditions. Read more