On World Water Day, it’s worth zeroing in on India, which the international charity Water Aid shows has the most people—75.8 million, or 5% of the country's 1.25 billion, and more than 1/10 of the 650 million people worldwide—without access to clean, affordable water.

In an eye-opening report, Sharon Lerner describes how DuPont concealed the dangers of a chemical created to replace the chemical known as C8 used to make Teflon—a case of what environmentalists term “regrettable substitutions.” After lawsuits revealed a cancer link with C8…

Marking Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with an editorial on the need to keep environmental justice at the forefront of the civil rights movement, Environmental Health News highlights the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Old lead pipes have put children at risk of lead…

Washing your hands is a good start to celebrate Global Handwashing Day, but all soaps are not created equally—at least not for public health and environmental health folks.

Researchers report that rising salinity in Bangladesh's drinking water—driven by climate change—could lead to more strokes and heart disease in the country. Bangladesh is already vulnerable to salinity-boosting floods and cyclones. Now, scientists from the University of…