This section focuses on the many factors that influence our health—news and ideas that you may not find in the mainstream media. Here is a sample:
- Sustainability & Public Health – Unsustainable practices harm the environment, but they also make people sick!
- Endocrine Disruptors – Many petrochemicals, including those used in agriculture, disrupt the proper functioning of the endocrine system.
- Expanding Health Care Coverage without Increasing Cost – A ‘white paper’ from The Dartmouth Institute.
- Childhood asthma – a critical problem for the Lehigh Valley
- Breastfeeding Awareness
- Health Dangers of Teflon
Also see the Focus On… section for Food, with reports on Impacts of Sustainable and Industrial Agriculture on Human Health, campus dining services, and Healthy Food for Healthy Communities.