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Stories by Lindsey Konkel

Climate Science Lawyers Up

American Geophysical Union adds legal counseling to its Fall Meeting agenda, citing scientists' need to defend against increasing attacks on research, correspondence and public statements...

November 21, 2013 — Lindsey Konkel and The Daily Climate

Do Air Pollutants Play a Role in Bowel Disease

The impacts of air pollution on the lungs and the heart have been widely documented for decades. But until now, few researchers have paid attention to the gastrointestinal tract

September 20, 2013 — Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News

Women Living Near Pesticide-Treated Fields Have Smaller Babies

Women in Northern California farm towns gave birth to smaller babies if they lived within three miles of strawberry fields and other crops treated with the pesticide methyl bromide, according to researchers...

September 19, 2013 — Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News

DDT Linked to High Blood Pressure in Women

A study of San Francisco Bay Area women is the first to link DDT exposure in the womb to a greater risk of developing high blood pressure later in life

March 12, 2013 — Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News

Pets Share Owners' Diseases

Dogs and cats now suffer from obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer and more, just like humans, and researchers are now investigating common risk factors for pets and owners

September 25, 2012 — Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News
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