According to the “Hygiene Hypothesis,” less exposure to bacteria & viruses during childhood could explain the rise in allergic diseases in recent decades.
In late 2014, the election of Larry Hogan as governor of Maryland, a Republican in a bright-blue state, came as something of a shock. One of Hogan’s first actions, in January of 2015 just after he was sworn in, was to halt a clean air regulation that limited the pollutants NOx, which leads to smog […]
Former White House correspondent Bob Deans talks about President Obama’s new push to protect people from health threats posed by climate change. The new effort aims to study climate impacts on health issues such as asthma, infectious diseases, and heat-related illnesses…