Researchers have discovered a mechanism for how corals are damaged by a component of sunscreen: oxybenzone.
Exposure to wildfire smoke increases a pregnant woman's risk of giving birth three or more weeks early, a new Stanford study found.
A Stanford-led study found that deforestation declined in a Indonesian community after a health clinic provided an incentive to avoid illegal logging.
The Stanford Climate and Health group aims to find ways for the health care sector to reduce emissions and build resilience toward natural disasters.
A Stanford researcher discusses how toxic pollutants can make people more susceptible to COVID-19 and why people of color are particularly vulnerable.
Dust pollution in the air contributes to infant mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa, a Stanford-led study found. Watering the desert may lessen the harm.
Living near an oil and gas well in California's San Joaquin Valley during pregnancy is linked to increased risk of spontaneous preterm birth, finds Stanford study.
A Stanford allergy specialist discusses how we can combat the negative health impacts of air pollution, in California and worldwide.
Stanford researchers investigate how to design better buildings that can improve their occupants’ health and productivity.
A study led by Stanford and UC Santa Barbara researchers found a relationship between deforestation in Brazil's Amazon forest and a rise in malaria cases.
Teenagers exposed to common agricultural pesticides before birth had distinctive reductions in certain types of brain activity, a new study has found.
Stanford medical student Dan Bernstein challenges health care professionals to take steps to mitigate and respond to climate change.
Stanford epidemiologist Stephen Luby is working to improve air quality by reforming brick production in Bangladesh and South Asia.
Stanford researcher Michael Snyder describes his work cataloging the vast number of environmental particulates individuals are exposed to.
Stanford epidemiologist Steve Luby remains optimistic, although he believes that human extinction is in the relatively near future is possible.
At the Global Climate Action Summit recently, Stanford researchers emphasized the importance of the effects of climate change on children's health.