respiratory diseases

Two Children, One Rich, One Poor, Gasping for Air in Delhi’s Smog

Two Children, One Rich, One Poor, Gasping for Air in Delhi’s Smog

Bhanwari and her husband live in a one-room Delhi apartment with their 18-month-old daughter, Vaishnavi.
Two Children, One Rich, One Poor, Gasping for Air in Delhi’s Smog

Two Children, One Rich, One Poor, Gasping for Air in Delhi’s Smog

Bhanwari and her husband live in a one-room Delhi apartment with their 18-month-old daughter, Vaishnavi.
An Enormous, Urgent Task: Hauling Away Harvey’s Debris

An Enormous, Urgent Task: Hauling Away Harvey’s Debris

Volunteers tore ruined carpeting out of a home in the Kashmere Gardens neighborhood of Houston on Saturday.
How a Virus Spreads Through an Airplane Cabin

How a Virus Spreads Through an Airplane Cabin

Traveling by plane greatly increases our chances of getting sick, or so many of us are wont to believe. To be fair, it’s not uncommon to come down with a nasty illness after we return from a vacation
E.P.A. to Disband a Key Scientific Review Panel on Air Pollution

E.P.A. to Disband a Key Scientific Review Panel on Air Pollution

Traffic in Los Angeles. One critic said the E.P.A. was trying to “cut science out” of policy decisions.
These six cities have the cleanest air in the US

These six cities have the cleanest air in the US

Air like this is hard to come by.
E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math

E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math

The Hunter power plant in Castle Dale, Utah, which burns an estimated 4.5 million tons of coal a year.
E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math

E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math

The Hunter power plant in Castle Dale, Utah, which burns an estimated 4.5 million tons of coal a year.
E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math

E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math

The Hunter power plant in Castle Dale, Utah, which burns an estimated 4.5 million tons of coal a year.
E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math

E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math

The E.P.A. plans to change the way air pollution health risks are calculated in a way that would sharply lower estimated deaths from new, looser rules for coal plants.
How to Reduce Exposure to Air Pollution

How to Reduce Exposure to Air Pollution

While most of us do not have the power to make the air cleaner, there are some ways to protect yourself.
How to Reduce Exposure to Air Pollution

How to Reduce Exposure to Air Pollution

While most of us do not have the power to make the air cleaner, there are some ways to protect yourself.
Amid Vaping Deaths, California Targets Counterfeit Products

Amid Vaping Deaths, California Targets Counterfeit Products

The move comes as a scourge of vaping-related illnesses across the country has killed at least seven people.