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Environmental Health

A blue latex gloved hand holds a test tube with soil showing microplastics.

Microplastics, strokes, and heart attacks

A new study found plastic particles in the arterial plaque of more than half the participants, raising their risk of serious health events.
By Jim Morris, Public Health Watch
Aerial photo of the Fint Oasis in southern Morocco: green palm trees, a small water source and clay buildings stand among dry hills and dirt roads.

Resilience in a Moroccan oasis

Photographer M'hammed Kilito captures climate change in a fragile ecosystem.
By M’hammed Kilito
Book cover: “The Cancer Factory: Industrial chemicals, corporate deception and the hidden deaths of American workers” by Jim Morris. The cook over is a historic photo of a factory that is worn and faded. The main text is yellow and orange. Secondary text is black. The cover is on a dark orange speckled background.

A toxin that won’t quit

Jim Morris’s new book chronicles failures to protect workers at every level of the system.
By Anna Young