Cheyenne Grabiec – Addressing Environmental Health Concerns of Tribal Communities in the Southwest
From 1980 through the year 2014, over 4.6 million Americans have died from a range of chronic respiratory illnesses. Over 85% of these deaths (3.9 million people) were from from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which became the third leading cause of death (just ahead of stroke) in the United States.
A new analysis has found that smoking bans help protect the health of children's lungs; in fact, anti-smoking policies were linked to drops in childhood asthma attacks.
First Texas, now Florida.
For the second time in less than a month, residents of the second and third most populous states, respectively, are confronting the enormous task of recovering from devastating hurricanes that exacted huge health and financial tolls.