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Lead Poisoning and Why We Need More Change, More Quickly

In a sadly unsurprising pattern, the situation in Flint improves at a trickling pace. Nothing is happening fast enough for the citizens of this struggling town; a step back accompanies every step forward. 510 more words

Daria Deptula

The Flint Water Crisis as a Health Hazard

It’s time to start caring about Flint. The water crisis, causing so many medical anomalies, never should have happened in a medically advanced nation such as the United States. 730 more words

Daria Deptula

Breaking Free from Urban Oil (or, how neighbors are trying to plug up some holes)

Not too long ago I had decided to join a rally in Los Angeles in protest of urban oil drilling, I even went so far as to volunteer to be a marshal at the rally, something that I never really do. 1,060 more words

Public Health

EPA recognizes asthma program’s leadership

On May 3, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the King County Asthma Program as a recipient of the 2016 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management… 845 more words


Audio Premiere: "Shine" - Charity and the JAMband

San Francisco’s Charity and the JAMband recently released their sixth album for families entitled Earth. As the title would suggest, the album is an ode to Earth, but moreso to the interconnectedness we have with it (and each other), and how our actions have a direct impact on maintaining a sustainable well-being for our planet. 366 more words


Angling for health: What you need to know about catching and eating fresh fish

By Sinang Lee, MPH, Health Educator at Public Health – Seattle & King County

Hook, line, sinker… and healthy dinner! Or is it? Who you are, where you fish, and the type of fish you catch can be the difference between a heart-healthy meal stocked with brain-boosting omega-3s and exposure to harmful contamination. 561 more words

Risks & Hazards

Kenyataan Akhbar KPK 28 April 2016: Perkembangan Semasa Pemantauan Kesihatan Ketika Cuaca Panas di Malaysia





 28 APRIL 2016

Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) terus menjalankan pemantauan penyakit berkaitan cuaca panas (kejang haba, kelesuan haba dan strok haba) di seluruh negara. 469 more words