Nearly half of the world’s population cooks using stoves that burn fuel like wood or charcoal, creating harmful -- even deadly -- smoke when inhaled. In Ghana, where cooking with wood is the norm, there’s a study underway to find…

Heat can have deadly consequences. But despite complaints, few studies exist on how hot people’s apartments become, especially in public housing. A new citizen health initiative, the Harlem Health Project, is trying to help the low-income residents who are most…

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