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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...

Does Monsanto’s Roundup cause cancer? Trial highlights the difficulty of proving...

Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens, University of Connecticut Does glyphosate, the active ingredient in the widely used weedkiller Roundup, cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma? This question is at...

The public health benefits of adding offshore wind to the grid

Jonathan Buonocore, Harvard University New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts have sparked a lot of...

The urgency of curbing pollution from ships, explained

James J. Winebrake, Rochester Institute of Technology and James J Corbett, University of Delaware The International Maritime Organization, a United Nations agency that regulates global...

Garbage in, garbage out: Incinerating trash is not an effective way...

Ana Baptista, The New School U.S. cities have been burning municipal solid waste since the 1880s. For the first century, it was a way to...

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Love problems? There’s a pill for that, but Plato offers a...

Laura D'Olimpio, University of Notre Dame Australia and Richard Paul Hamilton, University of Notre Dame Australia We take pills and potions for everything from a...