Jul 30, 2013
In his persistent campaign to make New Yorkers healthier, Mayor Bloomberg wants people to take the stairs instead of the elevator.
Jun 24, 2013
Washington State tries to balance public health, tax revenues and driving the black market out of business as it licenses retailers to sell recreational marijuana.
Nov 15, 2012
If the folks behind the Great American Smokeout have their way, the latest frontier in the “no smoking” crusade could be apartment buildings.
Jul 6, 2012
Three days of extreme heat in Chicago in 1995 caused over 700 deaths. New York University professor Eric Klinenberg talks about what we've learned from that catastrophe.
May 8, 2012
Republicans want to use money for preventive care to cover lower interest rates
Nov 28, 2011
Apple remains tight-lipped as its Chinese suppliers reportedly pollute and break environmental laws. Activists hope that putting pressure on the big brand will impact other Chinese polluters.