ENVIRONMENTALHEALTH:
Minorities Exposed to Dirtier Air, U.S. Study Finds:
Beat Back Mosquitos After Hurricane Irma:
Florida Confronts Irma's Aftermath: As residents return to their homes, bacteria, mold and toxins are a threat, health experts say
Lupus Hits Certain Groups Harder: Studies find race, ethnicity, gender and even geography make a difference for this autoimmune disease
For City Kids With Asthma, Nearby Green Space Is Key: The farther kids lived from a park, the more symptoms they had over 2 weeks, study found
Florida Braces for Irma's Onslaught: Officials offer advice on ways to prepare for the dangerous hurricane
Could Folic Acid Fight a Cause of Autism?: Prenatal supplements may help reduce harms of pesticide exposure, study suggests
Be Cautious Going Home After Hurricane Harvey: Electrocution and carbon monoxide poisoning are risks in flooded homes, American Thoracic Society says
Smoking Bans Help Kids Breathe Easier: Analysis found anti-smoking policies were linked to drops in childhood chest infections, asthma attacks
Harvey's Wrath Still Poses Risks to Children: Toxins left by flood waters a particular concern, doctors say
Antibacterial Scrubs for Nurses No Match for Germs: Study found the clothing as contaminated as traditional scrubs after 12-hour shifts
Will Climate Change Bring More Highway Deaths?: Study found link between rising temperatures, traffic fatalities
As Temperatures Fall, Heart Attacks May Rise: Below-freezing weather might trigger reaction in people with clogged arteries, researcher says
Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards: Contaminated water can cause infections, displace residents who lack needed meds
Before Volcano Buried Pompeii, Toxic Water May Have Plagued Residents: Researchers found lead water pipes were laced with high amounts of potentially deadly chemical
How to Fight Fall Allergies: Take medication before symptoms flare, reduce mold exposure and avoid pollen, allergy expert says
Do Flame Retardants Hinder Infertility Treatments?: Study found link between exposure to a certain chemical and failed in-vitro fertilization attempts
As Hurricane Harvey Targets Texas, Tips to Protect Yourself: Forecasters say it could be worst such U.S. storm in a decade
Have Fun at the Fair, But Don't Pet the Pigs: Vet reminds fair-goers these animals can transmit swine flu
How Safe Is Your Drinking Water? Take a Look: Even 'allowable' cloudiness could cause tummy troubles, study says
Get Ready, Safely, for the Great American Eclipse: Wearing eye protection is essential, vision experts warn
Dentist Roots Out Clues to Doomed Arctic Expedition: Researcher says Addison's disease might have led to deaths of 1840s Franklin crew
Gun Access May Drive Higher Suicide Rates in Rural Areas: Study findings are based on 12-year review of deaths in Maryland
Less is More for the Adult Cholera Vaccine: Giving just one shot instead of two may be better way to control outbreaks, researcher suggests
Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD: In poorer countries these respiratory illnesses too often go undiagnosed and untreated, report finds