September 18, 2014

Healthy Community




  • Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

    Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

    by Edward Blonz, M.S., Ph.d.

    One sure way to cut your carbon emissions is to eat less meat. Compared to growing plant foods, meat and poultry production uses far more resources and produces far more carbon emissions. Beef is the most environmentally expensive food of all.

  • BPA: High Costs to Society

    BPA: High Costs to Society

    by David Tuller, DrPH

    For years we’ve been hearing about the potential dangers of the substance known as bisphenol A, or BPA, which has been used widely since the 1960s. A new study has estimated some of the costs that can be attributed to the chemical.

  • Indoor Cooking Dangers
    Be Well

    Indoor Cooking Dangers

    by David Tuller, DrPH

    Researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and elsewhere have been investigating how a common activity—cooking—exposes millions of Americans to pollutants indoors.