Explore the latest in environmental health, including studies of the effects of toxic air, water, food exposures, and climate change on public health.
Authors of this Viewpoint present actionable steps for regulatory, industry, and health care organization practices to accelerate reduction of single-use plastics and help protect planetary and human health.
This Viewpoint discusses how poor indoor air quality can affect health and examines the Model State Indoor Air Quality Act, which provides science-based regulatory standards aimed at ensuring public indoor environments provide healthy air.
This cross-sectional study examines the association between flood exposure and diarrhea risk among young children in low- and middle-income countries, and evaluates whether water, sanitation, and hygiene practices have a role in this association.
This cohort study examines the associations between incident dementia and long-term fine particulate matter expressed as total mass and fine particulate matter from unique emission sources.
This cross-sectional study uses the Environmental Justice Index to assess the association between environmental injustice and health status at the neighborhood level.
This Viewpoint describes how climate change and air pollution markedly affect cancer incidence, care delivery, and patient outcomes.
This cohort study evaluates the association between incident fracture and exposure to neighborhood walkability and residential greenness.
This Medical News article is an interview with Vanessa Kerry, MD, MSc, the World Health Organization’s first-ever Special Envoy for Climate Change and Health.
This cohort study evaluates whether the month or season of conception is associated with cerebral palsy occurrence in California.
This Medical News article discusses why wildfires are intensifying and how to stay safe from residual smoke.
This study examines the association between the Canadian wildfires that occurred in summer 2023 with emergency department visits for asthma symptoms in New York City.
This cohort study examines whether hypertension and stroke mediate the association of particulate matter air pollution with incident dementia.
This JAMA Forum discusses climate change efforts to promote hope among adolescents.
This nested case-control study evaluates the association of combined exposure to several organochlorine compounds, including organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls, with incident cardiovascular disease in the general population.
This cohort study evaluates associations between maternal heat exposure and risk of severe maternal morbidity.
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