Public Health

industrial plant releases pollutants into the air next to a waterway

EPA Seeks to Ban Some Scientific Studies in Creation of Public Health Regulations

Health advocates warn there will be an increase in air pollution and unsafe water.

Black man stands outside of New Orleans Superdome after Hurricane Katrina

Top Medical Orgs Declare Climate Change World's 'Greatest Public Health Challenge'

The 74 medical and health groups stressed that communities of color are the most at-risk.

A street floods as a powerful storm moves across Southern California on February 17, 2017, in Sun Valley, California. After years of severe drought, heavy winter rains came to the state.

ICYMI: Study Says Climate Change Is Serious Threat To Americans' Health

Researchers predict that an estimated 3,000 people will die from high temperatures by 2050, and people of color are more vulnerable than their White counterparts.

New Episode of Mic's 'The Movement' Explores Native Community's Fight to Reclaim Health and Tradition

“Food and access to food is definitely used as a weapon to help subjugate.” 

Still No Federal Funding For Gun Violence Research

A Ga. Republican says no