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Air Purifiers May Help the Smog-Stressed Heart August 14, 2017

Small Chinese study found lower stress hormone levels in those who used indoor air cleaners

Climate Change May Trigger 60,000 More Premature Deaths by 2030 July 31, 2017

Worldwide outlook even more grim if nothing done to curb growing air pollution, researchers predict

Earth Will Heat Up by End of Century July 31, 2017

Study predicts there's only a 1 percent chance countries will meet the target set in Paris Agreement

Rush Hour Pollution May Be Worse Than Thought July 28, 2017

Higher measurements seen using in-car sensors

Noise Pollution a Problem in Black Urban Neighborhoods July 25, 2017

Biggest differences seen between black and white areas, study finds

9/11 Survivors More Likely to Have Heart, Lung Diseases July 17, 2017

Study found those exposed to dust cloud also more prone to develop asthma

Climate Change Delivers 'Double Whammy' to 4 in 10 Americans July 12, 2017

In some regions, smog and high ragweed pollen levels combine to make it hard to breathe

Health Tip: When Air Quality is Poor July 10, 2017

Here's what you can do to breathe easier

Even at Low Levels, Dirty Air Raises Death Risk for U.S. Seniors June 28, 2017

Research suggests blacks, men and the poor are especially vulnerable

More Summer Sun Equals More Greenland Ice Melt: Study June 28, 2017

U.K. researchers find cloud cover has been decreasing for 20 years

Wallpaper May Breed Toxins: Study June 23, 2017

Fungus on the walls might contribute to 'sick building syndrome,' researchers say

Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors June 22, 2017

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

Replace Coal With Solar Power to Save Money, Lives June 06, 2017

Study suggests the investment would prevent many from dying due to air pollution

Climate Change May Hit Cities Hardest: Study May 30, 2017

Asphalt, concrete and cars intensify heat effect in urban areas, boosting costs, researchers predict

Diesel Pollution May Damage the Heart May 26, 2017

Try to avoid exercising during heavy pollution times, such as rush hour, researcher says

Does Dirty Air Keep You Awake? May 22, 2017

High pollution levels tied to poorer sleep in preliminary study

Addressing Your Cancer Risk May 08, 2017

Rural areas a bit safer than urban ones; environmental threats seem key, study says

Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart? April 14, 2017

Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority

Health Tip: Keep Indoor Air Clean April 14, 2017

Steps to keep allergens out

More Climate-Fueled Wildfires May Lie Ahead April 13, 2017

Western U.S. is one of the highest-risk regions in the world, researchers say

How to Protect Yourself From Air Pollution April 07, 2017

Environmental health expert gives advice on ways to avoid exposure to pollutants

Outdoor Play May Foster Little Environmentalists April 07, 2017

Adults who grew up amid natural world are more concerned about the planet, research shows

City Snow May Be Fouled by Pollution From Cars April 07, 2017

As melting begins, chemicals can be released into air, soil and water, researchers suggest

Can Smog Raise Breast Cancer Risk? April 07, 2017

Exposure to fine-particle air pollution linked to dense breast tissue, a risk factor for tumors, study finds

Health Tip: Asthma and Air Pollution April 06, 2017

Issues to discuss with your doctor

Global Warming Could Raise Temps to Levels Not Seen for 420M Years: Study April 04, 2017

Warns of dire consequences if greenhouse gases are not controlled

City Tax on Cars Cut Pollution, Kids' Asthma Risk March 07, 2017

Traffic measure in Sweden reduced rates of wheezing disease by 50 percent, researchers report

Wood Stoves May Spark Heart Trouble March 03, 2017

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk, study finds

Air Pollution May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes February 10, 2017

Study of obese Hispanic children suggests smog might boost chances of developing the blood sugar disorder

Can Air Pollution Heighten Alzheimer's Risk? February 01, 2017

Fine particles from power plants and cars may be to blame for about 20 percent of cases, study suggests

Does Living Near Major Roads Boost Dementia Risk? January 05, 2017

Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, but risk rose as proximity to traffic increased, researchers report

Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath January 04, 2017

Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

Expect More Record-Breaking Heat in U.S., Scientists Warn December 07, 2016

15 hottest-ever days predicted for every record low if greenhouse gas emissions don't decline

How to Exercise Safely in Smog November 11, 2016

Research suggests a 'sweet spot' where activity's benefits best meet the effects of dirty air

Downside to Exercise for City Kids: More Pollution November 02, 2016

Inhaling black carbon from traffic offsets benefits, environmental health specialist says

Air Pollution May Even Harm Blood Vessels of Healthy Young October 25, 2016

Utah study suggests elderly and ill aren't the only ones hurt by dirty air

How to Guard Against Deadly Carbon Monoxide Poisoning October 12, 2016

Start by installing detectors on every floor of your home, and know what to do if they sound

When Indoor Temps Rise, So Do COPD Symptoms September 30, 2016

And inside air pollution makes symptoms even worse, study says

As Traffic Piles Up, So Does Air Pollution September 12, 2016

To minimize exposure, researchers recommend shutting windows and re-circulating air

Will Worsening 'Smoke Waves' Threaten Western U.S.? September 09, 2016

Climate change tied to warmer summers, more wildfires, affecting the health of millions, study predicts

Cheap Face Masks Little Help Against Air Pollutants August 24, 2016

Scientists say close-fitting surgical styles are a better alternative

Climate Change May Prolong Smog Season in Southeast U.S. August 23, 2016

Air quality is becoming more sensitive to the effects of extreme weather, new study finds

Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest August 16, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Tougher U.S. Air Standards Would Be Lifesavers: Study August 10, 2016

Reducing smog could also prevent many illnesses, medical group says

Smog May Shorten Lives of Lung Cancer Patients August 05, 2016

Large review in California finds lower survival rates among those with most exposure to dirty air

Much-Maligned Pigeon May Be a Lead Detective July 21, 2016

Researchers find these urban nuisances might aid in monitoring human health hazards

Does Living Near a Fracking Site Make Asthma Worse? July 18, 2016

Study found association, but not cause-and-effect

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke July 13, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

London's Great Smog of 1952 Linked to Asthma Surge July 08, 2016

Finding may have implications for cities dealing with air pollution today, researcher says

Indoor Pollution From Fuels May Threaten Heart June 15, 2016

Regularly burning kerosene, diesel was associated with serious risks in study

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