May 20, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Finalize Tier 3 Tailpipe Standards — For Our Kids, Our Health, and Our Future

New vehicle emission and fuel standards proposed by the EPa will reduce pollution, save gas, protect public health, and create jobs. Continue reading

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May 5, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Magnesium may be as important to kids’ bone health as calcium

Parents are advised to make sure their children drink milk and eat other calcium-rich foods to build strong bones. Soon, they also may be urged to make sure their kids eat salmon, almonds and other foods high in magnesium — another nutrient that may p… Continue reading

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January 17, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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In minutes a day, low-income families can improve their kids’ health

When low-income families devote three to four extra minutes to regular family mealtimes, their children’s ability to achieve and maintain a normal weight improves measurably, according to a new study. “Children whose families engaged with each other ov… Continue reading

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October 27, 2011
by Peter Lehner
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Global Phase-out of Lead in Gasoline Succeeds: Major Victory for Kids’ Health

Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City
Today marks a major victory for the world’s children, and the people of developing nations around the globe.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), working with NRDC in the… Continue reading

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April 12, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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Connecting neurons and neighborhoods: kids’ health and urban planning

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities & Smart Growth, Washington, DC Today’s entry is a guest post from my NRDC colleague, Marissa Ramirez:
 
I came to the environment through public health, having been a biologist and cancer researche… Continue reading

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