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Toward Understanding the Interplay of Environmental Stressors, Infectious Disease, and Human Health

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is holding a free workshop on January 15-16, 2019. Toward Understanding the Interplay of Environmental Stressors, Infectious Disease, and Human Health will examine emerging research findings on the…

Environmental Contributors to Cardiovascular Disease: Emerging Research on Heavy Metals and Air Pollution

Register here. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of death worldwide, causes over 15 million deaths each year. Deaths from CVD have declined in the US over the past 50 years, whereas global mortality rates…

Annual Air Quality Report from EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual report on air quality, tracking the country’s progress in improving air quality since the passage of the Clean Air Act. The report, “Our Nation’s Air: Status…