Big Pharma has spent tens of millions of dollars searching for a drug to halt Alzheimer’s yet 99 percent of these meds have flopped miserably in clinical trials. But aggressively treating the underlying risks factors for Alzheimer’s, such as diabetes, heart disease, chronic stress, poor health habits, exposure to infectious agents or environmental toxins, may be…

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Breathless

California’s dirty air is driving asthma, allergies and premature birth rates sky high. Is it too late to change course?

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Master of Disaster

Earthquakes and hurricanes will always wreak havoc – but this risk management expert says the greatest tragedies result from hubris and greed.

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Going to Extremes

From floods to cyclones to fires of unimaginable ferocity, climate change has unleashed a host of plagues on Australia. But catastrophe has spawned a national rebirth.

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Fracking Nation

Environmental concerns over a controversial mining method could put America’s largest reservoirs of clean-burning natural gas beyond reach. Is there a better way to drill?

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Mosquito

Dengue in Texas. Malaria in New York. Hypertoxic pollen in Baltimore. Climate change is scrambling disease in scary new ways.

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