Asthma

Shutterstock

Traffic Pollution May Be Harming Kids in Ways We Never Imagined

Another reason to worry if you live near a highway.

Shutterstock

Why St. Louis May Not Be Able to Stem its Asthma Epidemic

The city has one of the highest rates in the country, and efforts to cut smokers out just aren't working.

NY4P

Measuring a Neighborhood's Green Spaces So They Can Grow

One New York City neighborhood had basically given up on open space. But thanks to some new data, they were able to advocate for it, and get it.

Bart Everett/Shutterstock

Finding of the Day: 8% of L.A. Childhood Asthma Cases Due to Freeway Proximity

Kids who live near busy roads are more likely to develop asthma.

Hazir Reka / Reuters

An Oil Company Buys Out an Entire ZIP Code

One Detroit refinery's unusual approach to reducing negative health effects

Andrea Comas / Reuters

How Many Trees is Enough?

When it comes to reducing pollution, the key isn't the number of trees you plant but where you plant them