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Environmental Medicine

Women Who Have Physically Demanding Jobs May Have More Trouble Conceiving | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.13.2017 | Healthy Living

Heavy lifting at work may take a toll on women’s fertility, a new study suggests. In the study, which involved women undergoing fertility treatment,...

Why You Should Avoid Antibacterial Soap

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 01.09.2017 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Maida P. Galvez, MD Associate Professor of Environmental Medicine and Public Health Associate Professor of Pediatrics Director of the Region 2 Pedia...

Explaining the 'Unexplained' Illnesses of Gulf War Veterans

Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S. | Posted 06.14.2014 | Green
Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S.

A recent Institute of Medicine report on Gulf War illness has unfortunately concluded that veterans have such diverse symptoms and exposures that a single, distinct definition cannot be used to describe their condition.

Organic Food: Dear Mr. President, Go Organic!

Dr. Walter Crinnion | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Walter Crinnion

Multiple published studies have revealed the relationship of small daily doses of environmental toxins to health. In this case, the President's panel was looking directly at cancer risk.