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Is Sustainable Living Possible for Everyone?

The health of the environment and the welfare of people with disabilities appear to be in conflict, but they don’t have to be.

A History of Measles in the United States

In 2000, the CDC declared that measles had been eliminated from the United States. Now, almost two decades later, the nation is grappling with multiple outbreaks and hundreds of cases a year. How did we get here?

Producing Prevention: The Complex Development of Vaccines

Recent increases in cases of measles in the U.S. show the effect of vaccinations.

Realistic Ways You Can Combat Climate Change, Today

When it comes to a topic as big as climate change, it is easy to feel helpless and unsure of where to start. Regardless of your budget or bandwidth, there are meaningful steps you can take to save energy, curb emissions and help the planet.

Is Renting Bad for Your Health? How Renters Can Ensure Safe and Secure Housing

When people turn to short-term housing for affordability and convenience, they have to be vigilant about the state of their housing. Renters can be exposed to carbon monoxide, lead, mold, indoor air pollution and poor water quality. Substandard rental housing might put tenants at risk, and renters typically have to rely on landlords for home improvements.