Environmental health




  • Climate Change and Health?>
    Be Well

    Climate Change and Health

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    Increasing levels of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere—what we used to call global warming but now call climate change—are likely contributing to the extreme weather of recent years. And this affects our health.

  • Defensive Walking 101?>

    Defensive Walking 101

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Every two hours, a pedestrian is killed by a motor vehicle and every seven minutes one is injured. While driver distraction plays its part, pedestrians are often at fault too. Here's what you can do to lessen your risk of being struck.

  • The Best Environmentally Conscious Movies?>

    The Best Environmentally Conscious Movies

    by Ben Cosgrove

    Hollywood has made many blockbusters exploiting people's fears of nature, from monster storms to rampant viruses. But it's also turned out some intense and beautiful depictions of the damage inflicted on the planet by humans.