New research suggests even small amounts of air pollution can make you sick.

September 15, 2015

Wildfires may be harming the health of people who live hundreds or thousands of miles from the flames.

August 07, 2015

By air or water, pollution from power plants is a problem no matter which exit it takes.

June 22, 2015

A new report says the most widely used weed killer probably causes cancer.

April 02, 2015

Climate change helps freeloading parasites spread illness. To fight future outbreaks, we need to think of the offenders in a whole new light.

March 18, 2015

"Essential oils" sounds like a spa treatment, but could they help in the battle against drug-resistant bacteria?

February 27, 2015

As lunchroom fights rage in Congress, some school officials are offering both carrots and sticks.

February 10, 2015

California is regulating a harmful pesticide used on strawberries and other crops, but does it go far enough?

January 22, 2015

New research suggests the dirty air that pregnant women breathe might increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder in their children.

January 08, 2015

A chemical used in medical equipment could cause health problems in an already vulnerable population: preemies.

December 16, 2014