Medical Advocates for Healthy Air (MAHA) is a group of health professionals who educate their patients and other practitioners about the connection between poor air quality and disease.
NC WARN worked closely with Warren County residents and state officials from 1993 to 2003 to successfully persuade the state to decontaminate the infamous PCB Landfill. We are pleased to support this reunion and celebration. All are welcome, but please note that early registration helps.
For people living near nuclear power plants, there has been the nagging concern about radiation and the risk of cancer.
The health risks of global climate change read like a chapter out of the Book of Revelation: plagues from mosquitoes and other insects; floods and droughts that cause sickness and mental anguish; food-borne scourges and malnutrition.
A new assessment of coal’s health effects from Physicians for Social Responsibility – excellent article by Facing South – Inst. for Southern Studies
Annotated bibliography regarding the health effects of pollution.
Two prominent Charlotte physicians warn about mercury and other health impacts of a new Cliffside unit (from Jan. 08 but new to our website)
Burning fossil fuels costs the U.S $120 billion a year in health costs, mostly because of thousands of premature deaths from air pollution, the National Academy of Sciences reported Monday.
BY:Bruce Henderson, Charlotte Observer
Charlotte is one of 30 U.S. cities especially vulnerable to the…
Scientists detected mercury contamination in every fish sampled in 291 streams across the country, according…
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