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The US drinking water supply is mostly safe, but that’s not...

Joan Rose, Michigan State University Most Americans take clean drinking water for granted as a convenience of modern life. The United States has one of...

As air pollution increases in some US cities, the Trump administration...

Jason West, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Barbara Turpin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Air pollution kills. In the United...

Measles outbreaks show legal challenges of balancing personal rights and public...

Katherine Drabiak, University of South Florida The measles outbreaks continue to spread, with New York City declaring a public health emergency and requiring people in...

Opioid crisis shows partnering with industry can be bad for public...

Jonathan H. Marks, Pennsylvania State University “Show me the bodies!” someone demanded at the end of my lecture a few years ago. As a scholar of...

Paid family leave is an investment in public health, not a...

Darby Saxbe, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Most Americans – on both sides of the political aisle –...

Fossil fuels are bad for your health and harmful in many...

Noel Healy, Salem State University; Jennie C. Stephens, Northeastern University, and Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Many Democratic lawmakers aim to pass a Green New...

Wildfire smoke is becoming a nationwide health threat

Richard E. Peltier, University of Massachusetts Amherst The impacts of recent forest fires in California reach well beyond the burned areas. Smoke from the Camp...

3 ethical reasons for vaccinating your children

Joel Michael Reynolds, University of Massachusetts Lowell Across the country, billboards are popping up suggesting that vaccines can kill children, when the science behind vaccination...

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Republican health care bills defy the party’s own ideology

Christy Ford Chapin, University of Maryland, Baltimore County The Senate’s health care proposal made it clear that Republicans, despite their rhetoric, are not interested in...