• Why My Kids And I Spend Every Earth Day Undoing People's Environmental F*ckery

    14 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    I was born on April 22 nd and am an Earth Day baby. If one can have a birthday date that is aligned with their core values and what they try to bring to each situation, then I do. When I navigate my days, I want to make spaces, people, and myself better with each interaction. I don't think being born on Earth Day shaped my love of nature and desire to make the world a cleaner and healthier place, but I certainly use the day to push my amateur environmentalist view onto my kids. Because it's my day, every year on my birthday I make the kids take a “trash walk” with me.
    I tell my kids that...
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  • 10 important articles for Earth Day

    10 important articles for Earth Day

    14 days ago - By Healio

    April 22 is Earth Day, an annual event to highlight the importance of clean air, water and land that was first observed 51 years ago, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
    Since then, researchers have linked both air pollution and climate change to numerous health problems.
    Neelima Tummala, MD, a physician in the department of otolaryngology at The GW Medical Faculty Associates, encouraged physicians to “sound the alarm” about climate change.
    “Climate change is one of the greatest public health threats ever encountered,” she told Healio Primary Care. “While
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