Children Archive

  • The EPA has organized a work group of technical experts to help purchasers select “greener” disinfectants with confidence...and it is proving promising.

    Disinfectants: Purchasing Greener Disinfectants Is Getting Easier

    The EPA has organized a work group of technical experts to help purchasers select “greener” disinfectants with confidence...and it is proving promising.
  • When infants are exposed to mold in the home, their risk for developing asthma more than doubles, according to a study published Tuesday in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

    Indoor mold poses key asthma risk for babies

    When infants are exposed to mold in the home, their risk for developing asthma more than doubles, according to a study published Tuesday in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
  • As iconic yellow buses transport children to and from school, their diesel engines deliver big doses of air pollutants. In response, school districts have started retrofitting their buses to cut tailpipe emissions. But a new study shows that while these measures may help clean outdoor air, they have virtually no impact on the air inside bus cabins.

    How Dirty Is The Yellow School Bus?

    As iconic yellow buses transport children to and from school, their diesel engines deliver big doses of air pollutants. In response, school districts have started retrofitting their buses to cut tailpipe emissions. But a new study shows that while these measures may help clean outdoor air, they have virtually no impact on the air inside bus cabins.