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Entries by Lynne Peeples from 11/2011

Swapping Tail Pipes For Pedals: Small Changes Could Pay Huge Dividends For Public Health And Economy

Posted 11.02.2011 | Green

Like a growing number of Americans, Jonathan Patz rides his bike to work. He even drags a wheeled blue bin behind his bike for trips to the grocery st...

Kawasaki Disease: Researchers Find Surprising Link To Wind Patterns

Posted 11.10.2011 | Green

Part of a series investigating the complex linkages between human, animal and environmental health: The Infection Loop. Dr. Jane C. Burns always t...

Malaria vs. Mankind: Chemicals, Conservation And An Ancient Arms Race

Posted 11.16.2011 | Green

Part of a series investigating the complex linkages between human, animal and environmental health: The Infection Loop. One steamy evening in July...

Dr. Paul Epstein, Public Health Expert, Dead at 67

Posted 11.16.2011 | Green

Inside classrooms, clinics and Congress, Dr. Paul Epstein fervently defended the health of both humans and the environment. He understood the powerful...

Water Pollution Regulations Underestimate Fish Consumption, Endangering Public Health

Posted 11.17.2011 | Green

One fillet of fish a month. That's about how much seafood a Washington State resident eats, according to the assumptions used to set cleanliness stand...

The Coal Pipeline: In Pacific Northwest, A Local Battle Has Global Fallout

Posted 11.23.2011 | Green

BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- The flyer and I landed in Matt Krogh's Bellingham office on the same October afternoon. I had stopped by to hear why he thought b...

Drugged-Up Turkey: Antibiotic Use On Farms Linked To Rising Rates Of Drug-Resistant Infections

Posted 11.23.2011 | Green

As families across America adorn their dinner tables with plump, juicy turkeys this Thursday, they've likely given little thought to what their future...

Farm Bill Delay May Give Green And Public Health Advocates Voice In Revisions

Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

Some U.S. farmers are paid to leave their land wild; others are compensated when weather devastates their cultivated land. Still others receive money ...