A trans-generational link between maternal smoking during pregnancy and asthma in the third generation has been found, reported a study in the American Journal of Physiology.
Studies show that differences in obesity prevalence in different neighbourhoods was not just due to individual personal factors but were, at least in part, the result of differences in neighborhood circumstances including socioeconomical profiles and member educational levels.
A study that examined the effects of the largest blackout in US history on mortality concluded that there were 28% more death than would have been expected if there had not been a blackout. Health impact of a black out is greater than previously thought.
A green map is an environmentally themed map, which plots the location of a variety of culturally significant resources. The purpose of such a map is to serve as a guide for sustainable living by integrating information from a variety of sources into a simple format.