Fine Particulate Matter and Cardiovascular Disease

Fine Particulate Matter and Cardiovascular Disease

While we are all understandably focused on deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), it is worth remembering that the number one cause of mortality in this country is cardiovascular disease. Those who suffer from cardiovascular disease are at a particularly...
Genes, Evolution, and Air Pollution

Genes, Evolution, and Air Pollution

I believe that the health of each and every one of us is harmed by air pollution.  I base this belief on studies that show there is no safe level of pollutants and that adverse health effects are occurring at levels much lower than previously thought.  It is hard,...