Asthmatic Children More Vulnerable to Changes in Air Quality

Children with asthma are more likely to wheeze as air pollution increases, even when concentrations are within National Ambient Air Quality standards, reports Jennifer Mann in a new study from UC Berkeley. (read more)

Toxicity Testing a Critical
Tool for Breast Cancer
Prevention

A recent report co-authored by Sarah Janssen and Megan Schwarzman has provided an important first step to untangling the link between breast cancer and chemical pollutants in the environment. (read more)

Socioeconomic Status Influences Recovery from Occupational Injuries

Low socio-economic status and a perceived imbalance between job effort and reward play a significant role in predicting recovery from work-related musculoskeletal injuries, according to a new study. (read more)