One billion people do not have access to clean water or the privilege to purchase a filtration system to feed their reusable water bottles — this is water equity. Our guests today are fighting for water equity in the Los Angeles County areas of Compton and Willowbrook, where the taps are running brown and bottled water has become a way of life.
Environmental health addresses assessment and control of external physical, chemical, and biological factors as part of the natural and built environment that can potentially affect health. It is a public health service with an orientation toward environmental protection, geared towards preventing and curing disease and creating health-supportive environments, lifestyles, and communities.
Law firm releases trove of “secret documents” detailing Monsanto employees’ attempts to influence writers and scientists on the safety of the popular, and carcinogenic, herbicide Roundup.
While health benefits of coconut oil through scientific, peer-reviewed analysis outweigh concerns about saturated fat from the American Heart Association, its obsessive use is not without impacts to the environment.
Traditional Mayan healers, bone-setters, herbal curanderos, and spiritual guides or shamans, provide good physical and mental health options for poor Indigenous Guatemalans.
With such crisp and fresh flavors, this salad is a perfect addition to any summer day. And, it is quick and easy to make! Even 24 hours later, the left overs continue to burst with immense flavor, so much that you might consider chilling the finished dish overnight for best results.
The documentary “Here’s To Flint” examines the origins of the Flint, Michigan, water crisis and the determined efforts of residents, activists and researchers to learn the truth about the city’s lead-contaminated drinking water.
Is drinking water fluoridation safe and effective? New science reveals that fluoride is a developmental neurotoxin and an endocrine disruptor. The CDC tells us that drinking fluoride decreases tooth decay, at best, by 25%. Is one less cavity worth risking a child’s long-term brain and thyroid health? Watch the film “Our Daily Dose” and read the critique by Paul Connett.