Narcan Is Now Sold at Walgreens. What’s That?

President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency Thursday, the same week Walgreens announced it would start selling Narcan — a drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose — at its pharmacies throughout the country. Both moves come at a time when 91 Americans die from an opioid overdose each day, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Here’s how Narcan works.

What is Narcan?

Narcan is a brand name for naloxone, a drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Some states now require its police officers to carry naloxone to revive people who have overdosed. Many firefighters, emergency medical personnel and other first responders also carry naloxone.

Naloxone comes in three forms, some of which are generic, and all are approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treating opioid overdose.

How do you administer Narcan?

One form of Narcan or naloxone that usually requires a prescription can be administered as a shot, with some professional training, into the muscle — most often in the thigh, buttocks or shoulder.

An easier naloxone shot, available without a prescription for untrained people, works much like the EpiPen, which treats allergic reactions. Sold as Evzio, it is an auto-injection pre-filled with naloxone that anyone can inject into the outer thigh. The device comes with verbal instructions to guide users.

A nasal spray version of Narcan can be applied into the nostril of person who has overdosed by both trained and untrained users.

Where can I get Narcan?

Narcan and other forms of naloxone are available both by prescription and over the counter in some states. Many emergency room physicians will write prescriptions for patients they treat for opioid overdoses.

Family members of people who are addicted to opioids or heroin can also get Narcan without a prescription at pharmacies. CVS offers naloxone over the counter in 43 states, while Walgreens now stocks Narcan in all of its 8,000 stores nationwide.

How much does Narcan cost per dose?

Narcan can cost around $ 130 to $ 140, for a kit that includes one to two doses. Depending on your insurance plan, you could have a copay anywhere between $ 0 to $ 20 to purchase the medication. Medicaid and Medicare cover brands like Narcan, but coverage varies by state. Some community-based organizations focused on treating drug addiction may provide Narcan for free.


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5 Best Recipes to Make Your Own Homemade Body Wash

As people are becoming their own skin experts, they are more conscious of the products they use every day. More and more people are hopping onto the ‘all-natural’ bandwagon. In fact, some are ditching all those commercial products like makeup, sunscreens, face cleansers and shower gels right into the trash! Commercial shower gels or body…

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One Simple Way to Make a New Healthy Habit Stick

Want a make a new healthy habit stick? Do it when you first wake up, a new study recommends.

The small study, published in the journal Health Psychology, found that people who committed to stretching every morning picked up the routine more quickly than those who stretched every evening. Researchers say the stress hormone cortisol — which tends to be highest first thing in the morning — may be the reason why.

Scientists know that stress hormones play a role in learning and memory, particularly around the formation of habits; previous research has shown that when cortisol levels are manipulated — via cortisol injections or exposure to stressful situations — people seem to learn new behaviors more quickly than they would otherwise.

This study, however, suggests that the natural ups and downs of cortisol may also affect how successfully people adopt a new behavior. Researchers followed 48 university students for 90 days, during which the students tried to adopt a new stretching routine recommended for flexibility and to prevent back pain.

Half of the people were told to do a 15-second hip-flexor stretch every morning after they woke up, and half were told to do it every night before bed. Every day, when prompted by a smartphone app, the students answered questions about whether they’d done the stretch and how much they had to think about it before doing so. They also provided saliva samples every month, which were tested for cortisol levels.

Both groups got better at remembering to do their stretches over time. But the researchers found that people in the morning group were on track to automatically remember to do the stretches every day sooner than those in the evening group. Based on the researchers’ projections, the morning group would automatically remember to stretch on the 105th day, while the evening group would take until the 154th day.

There could be several reasons why habits are easier to form in the mornings, the authors note. “It is possible that the behavior was perceived as less difficult, more satisfying, or more easily cued in the morning than in the evening,” they wrote in their paper.

But people’s cortisol levels also tended to be highest in the morning, and the researchers suspect that may be a big part of the explanation. Their findings backed up their theory: Once they adjusted for individual variations in cortisol levels, the gap between the morning and evening groups disappeared.

Lead author Marion Fournier, a lecturer at the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis in France, says that the study results may not apply to everyone. While cortisol is generally highest in the morning, specific patterns vary from person to person — and also depend on the environment they’re in and their ability to cope with stress. The people in the study were also all healthy, normal-weight nonsmokers who weren’t using hormonal contraception, since excess weight, smoking and hormonal birth control can all affect cortisol levels.

The extent to which these findings can be translated to other real-life scenarios — and more complex behaviors — should be investigated further, Fournier says. “We asked participants to repeat an easy and quick behavior, which is not the same as a more complex behavior like exercising, for example,” she wrote in an email to TIME.

But still, she recommends that people try to adopt healthy habits in the morning rather than in the evening. And the most important thing, she says, is to repeat the behavior in the same context every day. “If you decide to start your day with a glass of water, use a cue — a note on the kitchen table you’ll see when you wake up, for example — to remind you at the beginning,” she says. “After a while, the cue won’t be necessary.”

Fournier says the research has inspired her to try adopting her own healthy morning habit. “I put a note in the mirror in my bathroom to stretch every morning after brushing my teeth,” she says. “It worked — until I left for vacation.”


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6 Best Olive Oil Hair Masks That Will Fix All Your Hair Issues

We all dream of having hair as long and voluminous as that of the Disney princesses we grew up watching. Remember Jasmine’s thick black hair from Aladdin or Ariel’s flowing red locks in The Little Mermaid? Well, now you can finally turn those dreams into reality. We have come up with 6 best olive oil…

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‘I’m Permanently Damaged.’ Woman Sues After She Says Doctors Unnecessarily Removed Her Breasts and Uterus

Last year, Elisha Cooke-Moore made the hardest decision of her life: After doctors said genetic tests revealed that she was at risk for aggressive breast and ovarian cancers, she says she followed their recommendation and underwent surgery to remove both her breasts and her uterus.

Based on the genetic tests, the Gold Beach, Ore. resident says she had been told she had MLH1 and BRCA1 gene mutations, as well as Lynch syndrome, which together gave her a 50% chance of developing breast cancer and an up to 80% chance of developing uterine cancer. Based on those results, she went through with a double mastectomy and a hysterectomy.

After the surgeries, however, she was unhappy with the results of her mastectomy and reached out to a lawyer, who suggested that she see another doctor about breast reconstruction. After examining her case file, the new doctor informed Cooke-Moore that her genetic test results were actually negative, says Christopher Cauble, Cooke-Moore’s lawyer. She called the lab to confirm, and felt her world crash down when she learned that the doctor was right: The operations that had pushed her into early menopause, forced multiple follow-up surgeries, and left her with post-traumatic stress disorder were likely unnecessary.

“I’m permanently damaged,” she told TIME this week. “No amount of money will ever fix what they’ve done to me. Never.”

Last week, the 36-year-old filed a $ 1.8 million lawsuit in Curry County Circuit Court. The suit names Curry Medical Practice and Curry Medical Center, where the procedures were performed, as well as several health professionals who work there and were involved in Cooke-Moore’s treatment, including her October 2016 double mastectomy.

Curry Medical Network did not immediately respond to requests for comment on behalf of itself and its employees.

Cooke-Moore underwent genetic testing because both her mother and grandmother had cancer. Despite test results that she says clearly show no clinically significant mutations, doctors told her she carried an MLH1 gene mutation and had Lynch syndrome, both of which increase the odds of developing colorectal, uterine and ovarian cancers. (Lynch syndrome does not have a clear bearing on breast cancer, but the lawsuit alleges that members of Cooke-Moore’s care team told her it could raise her risk.) Cooke-Moore says she was also told she had mutations in the BRCA1 gene, which are linked to a higher-than-average risk of breast and ovarian cancer, though the lawsuit claims she did not.

Cauble says it’s still unclear how and why doctors misread the results. His guess, he says, is that doctors misinterpreted a line in the results, which said that there were “variants of uncertain significance” associated with the MLH1 gene. (Variants of uncertain significance is an often-used term in genetic testing that means it is not clear if the variations are or are not associated with cancer.) “The explanation to me is that everyone has some kind of gene mutation, but these gene mutations do not constitute a positive test,” he wrote in an email to TIME.

This kind of genetic testing has become far more common in recent years, though it’s still only recommended for people, like Cooke-Moore, with a strong family history of heritable cancer. Not all doctors recommend it, however, because it does come with the risk of false positives, which may cause people undue emotional stress or unnecessary procedures. Then there’s the risk of the results being misinterpreted altogether, as Cook-Moore says happened in her case.

Cooke-Moore says the pain — both physical and emotional — has been some of the worst of her life, and she wants those responsible to be held accountable. “I will not stand down,” she says.


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How to Use Tea Tree Oil for Acne: 7 Most Popular Remedies

Tea tree oil is known all over the world for its numerous health benefits, including its acne-fighting ability. This volatile essential oil is extracted from the Australian native plant melaleuca alternifolia, most commonly found in southeast Queensland and the northeast coast of New South Wales. Usually a pale yellow color, this natural oil has potent […]

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Scientists Created Low-Fat Pigs by Editing Their Genes With CRISPR

Raising pigs for food is a tricky business—mostly because of their fat, the part that makes bacon so tasty. You can’t plump them up too much, because overly fat pigs are more expensive to raise. Since they’re not as efficient at burning body fat, they require more energy—in the form of heated pens and barns—to keep them warm. Yet too-skinny pigs aren’t able to regulate their body temperature properly and tend to die when temperatures drop. Farmers have to find a way to keep their pigs healthy but plump enough to produce meat.

Now, in a paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers in China report that they have created healthy pigs with much less body fat. Using the gene editing tool CRISPR, which can precisely edit DNA, the scientists inserted a gene that helps pigs to burn fat to stay warm. It turns out that pigs don’t have this gene, which other mammals, including mice and rats, use to regulate their body temperature.

MORE: Scientists are Getting Closer To Using Pig Organs For Human Transplants

The Chinese research team inserted a mouse version of the gene into embryonic pig cells, then coaxed those cells to generate more than 2,000 pig embryo clones that were genetically identical to each other. Female pig surrogates gestated the embryos, and 12 male piglets were born with the new gene.

The genetically modified pigs contained about 24% less body fat than pigs without the gene. The animals were bred for their meat, but it’s not clear yet whether the genetic change affected the taste or quality of the pork they produced. Autopsy of the animals at six months showed that their organs and tissues seemed to be normal.

If the results are replicated, the pigs may represent new agricultural potential: leaner pigs that don’t get cold, don’t cost as much to raise and make potentially healthier, lower-fat bacon. But don’t expect these pigs to fly in the U.S. anytime soon. Because they are genetically modified, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would have to approve them after being reassured that the meat they produce is safe to eat. The safety of CRISPR hasn’t been completely proven yet, either; some researchers point out that as precise as CRISPR is, it’s still not perfect. There’s always a chance that CRISPR could introduce some other unintended changes in the DNA that might have negative consequences. For now, however, the pigs are proof that it’s possible to make lower fat pork.


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A New Study Says Botox May Help Migraines in Kids

Botox, the brand name for a naturally occurring toxin called botulinum toxin, has become popular for its ability to freeze and smooth the appearance of wrinkles. It’s also used to treat a wide variety of conditions, from excessive sweating to an overactive bladder. Now, a small new small pilot study suggests that Botox may ease migraines for kids and teens, which affect an estimated 3% of kids.

Doctors can already use Botox to treat migraines in adults. The procedure is considered safe and effective by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). To receive the treatment, a person must undergo 31 injections in different spots on their head and neck.

On Monday, researchers from the University of California, Irvine, presented findings from a small study of nine young people from ages 8 to 17 with chronic migraines. Many of them had been hospitalized for migraine pain, and half were homeschooled because of the debilitating effect of their migraines on their daily life.

In the study, presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017 annual meeting, the researchers showed that kids and teens receiving Botox injections every 12 weeks over a five-year period had improvements in their frequency, duration and intensity of migraines. The researchers studied the kids’ medical records, and whether they improved over time.

At the start, the kids in the study said they experienced migraines eight to 30 days a month. After the treatment period, that range lowered to two to 10 days a month. Botox also reduced the length of migraines from 30 minutes to 24 hours to 15 minutes to 7 hours. The young people in the study also said the headaches did not feel as painful as they had before.

MORE: Here’s Why Women Get Migraines More Than Men

Of the 1,000 combined injections given to the children over five years, just eight resulted in adverse events, says study author Dr. Shalini Shah, chief of pain medicine and director of pain services at UC Irvine Health. The vast majority of the complaints were due to pain at the injection site that lasted for a couple hours.

“When it comes to pain management in children, it’s an extrapolation of everything we know in adult literature,” says Shah. “[Botox for migraines] is phenomenal in terms of success in adults. It should be extrapolated in children.”

Currently, children who get regular migraines don’t have many options beyond over-the-counter painkillers and some anti-seizure medications, the latter of which Shah says can be potent for kids. “They can’t go to school and pay attention,” she says. “That’s all we have, and it’s not ideal.”

The study sample is very small, and more research is needed before federal authorities can consider whether Botox for migraines should be offered to both adults and children. Shah and her colleagues are currently enrolling young people into a more rigorous randomized controlled trial that should produce more definitive information on the drug’s safety and effectiveness for migraines among kids.

Botox is generally considered safe, though it has been associated with serious side effects including muscle weakness, double vision and drooping eyelids. Allergan, the company that makes the drug, came under legal fire in the past for unlawfully promoting Botox for conditions that at the time were not approved by the FDA.

Shah says that her study has no ties to the pharmaceutical company. “We are completely independent of all pharmaceutical involvement,” she says.

“Overall we are very excited about these preliminary results,” she says. “I want the patients who are suffering to know there is hope.”


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How to Treat Yeast Infection in Dogs and Other Pets

Is your furry mate in constant discomfort, licking, and gnawing at its feet? Or have its ears turned gunky and it just can’t stop scratching them? Also, if you can pick a foul and musty smell from the coat, take it as a final confirmation that your poor pooch has been infested by yeasts, an […]

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‘It All Starts Off as a Party.’ Ed Sheeran Discusses His Battle With Substance Abuse

Ed Sheeran is opening up about his secret struggle with substance abuse.

For the Saturday episode of The Jonathan Ross Show, the “Shape of You” singer, 26, revealed how sudden fame affected his life in a dark way.

“I think you need to, when you get into the industry, adjust to it — and I didn’t adjust because I was constantly working on tour. And all the pitfalls that people read about, I just found myself slipping into all of them. Mostly, like, substance abuse,” said Sheeran, who this week postponed Asia tour dates after breaking bones in a recent bike accident. “I never touched anything. I started slipping into it, and that’s why I took a year off and buggered off.”

Sheeran is currently on tour promoting his latest album ÷ (pronounced “divide”). Ahead of the LP’s release in March, the pop star took a year-long hiatus to focus on himself. And the Grammy winner says music — and his girlfriend, Cherry Seaborn, 24 — pulled him back from the darker side of fame.

“I focused on work, and I can’t work under the influence, I can’t write songs under the influence, I can’t perform under the influence — so the more I worked the less [that happened]. I’ve worked my whole life to get to where I am and you can’t lose that over something that you do in your spare time,” Sheeran said.

“I didn’t really notice it was happening. It just started gradually happening, and then some people took me to one side and were like, ‘Calm yourself down’… It’s all fun to begin with, it all starts off as a party and then you’re doing it on your own and it’s not, so that was a wake-up call and taking a year off,” he added.

As for his relationship with Seaborn?

“We live together now, and I think that was a real help grounding me. I was a 25 year old in the music industry on tour so I just needed someone to balance me out.”

Sheeran previously opened up about how cutting beer out of his diet led to a 50-lb. weight loss. And earlier this year, he clarified his comments on his drinking habits to PEOPLE.

“I’ve cut [out] excessive beer. I’ll still have a point. But what I would do is I’d have like five or six pints a night. So what I’ll do, I’ll have a pint, then I’ll move to a less…Well, a beer is like having a loaf of bread, isn’t it? So a less-loaf-of-bread-y kind of drink,” he told PEOPLE. “The best part of the day is the first beer. Second beer never tastes as good. So I’ll switch to wine or gin or something after that.”

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7 Most Effective Remedies to Get Rid of Burning Mouth Syndrome

Do you wake up with a burning sensation on your tongue, even though you haven’t even taken a sip of your hot cup of coffee? Does the burning last all day long, making it difficult to eat or drink anything? If so, it is likely that you are suffering from what’s known as burning mouth […]

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Lawmaker Draws Backlash After Asking If HIV Patients Could Be ‘Legally’ Quarantined

A Georgia lawmaker who is married to former U.S. health and human services secretary Tom Price drew backlash after she inquired if HIV patients could be “legally” quarantined to stop the spread of the virus.

“What are we legally able to do? I don’t want to say the quarantine word, but I guess I just said it,” State Rep. Betty Price (R -Roswell) asked Tuesday during a study committee meeting on barriers to adequate health care, which was live streamed online.

Price worked as a anesthesiologist for 20 years and has served on the boards of multiple medical associations in Atlanta and the state of Georgia, according to her legislative biography.

“Is there an ability, since I would guess that public dollars are expended heavily in prophylaxis and treatment of this condition, so we have a public interest in curtailing the spread,” Price went on. “Are there any methods, legally, that we could do that would curtail the spread?

“It seems to me it’s almost frightening the number of people who are living that are potentially carriers, well they are carriers, with the potential to spread, whereas in the past they died more readily and then at that point they are not posing a risk, Price added.

The lawmaker’s comments prompted criticism online.

“Outrageous is an understatement,” former first daughter Chelsea Clinton tweeted.

Jeff Graham, executive director of Georgia Equality, told Stat News that Price’s comments were “incredibly disturbing” and shows that HIV can still have a stigma similar to the fear surrounding the disease during its initial outbreak in the 1980s.

“It’s very troubling to hear comments like that,” Graham said. “It shows the amount of work that still needs to happen to educate elected officials on the reality of the lives of people living with HIV.

“I’m hoping Rep. Price would be open to sitting down, meeting with folks, hearing how those comments sound, and recognizing that’s not the direction we need to go in,” he added.


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How to Make DIY Hand Sanitizer: 4 Amazingly Simple Recipes

Keeping your hands clean and germ-free means fewer chances of getting sick. To maintain hand hygiene and good health, it is imperative that you wash your hands with soap and water before eating food, after using the toilet, after coughing or sneezing, after playing with your pet and so on. However, sometimes soap and water…

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This Woman’s Heart Actually ‘Broke’ After Her Dog Died. Here’s How It Happened

If you’ve ever lost a beloved pet, you know how much it can hurt. In fact, the pain could be enough to break your heart, suggests a new report published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Last year, shortly after the death of her treasured Yorkshire terrier Meha, then 61-year-old Joanie Simpson woke up with symptoms consistent with a heart attack, reports the Washington Post. She was airlifted from her local emergency room to Houston’s Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, where doctors diagnosed her with something a bit more unusual: takotsubo cardiomyopathy, otherwise known as broken-heart syndrome.

The condition can occur after a physical or emotional stress, like the death of a loved one, says Dr. Ilan Wittstein, a cardiologist at Johns Hopkins and a broken-heart syndrome researcher (who was not involved with Simpson’s case or the new report). “The heart muscle suddenly weakens and doesn’t squeeze the way it should,” he says. The heart temporarily stops pumping effectively, which can result in low blood pressure and even congestive heart failure. “A whole variety of emotional triggers can cause it,” and it can occur in people who are otherwise healthy.

While broken-heart syndrome looks a lot like a heart attack initially, Wittstein says there are some key physiological differences. In the average heart attack, a clot in a major coronary artery blocks blood flow to the heart, permanently killing some of the muscle. With broken-heart syndrome, however, the major arteries remain clear, but the tiny vessels surrounding the heart are damaged, he says. It’s rarely fatal, and the problem can usually be fixed quickly if properly treated.

Broken-heart syndrome is surprisingly common. Wittstein says as many as 2% of people who are hospitalized with heart attack symptoms actually have takotsubo cardiomyopathy. (Given that 735,000 Americans have a heart attack each year, that’s not an insignificant number.) The condition overwhelmingly affects women from ages 58-75, likely due to dropping levels of heart-protecting estrogen. It also typically occurs after a stressful time. Simpson told the Washington Post that she was stressed about her son’s impending back surgery, her son-in-law’s recent unemployment, a drawn-out property sale and, most recently, losing her cherished nine-year-old furry companion.

Wittstein says he’s seen several bereaved pet owners affected by broken-heart syndrome. “It actually can range anywhere from the dramatic—’I was almost killed in a car accident’—to, ‘I missed an appointment and I’m a little frustrated by it,’” he says, adding that some people may be more susceptible to the ailment than others. “We’ve seen the whole gamut.”

As for Simpson? She was discharged from the hospital after two days, the Post reported, and is now in good health and taking heart medication for maintenance. While losing Meha may have landed her in the hospital—and in the pages of a prestigious medical journal—she told the Post she has no doubt she’ll find another canine soulmate in the future.

“It is heartbreaking. It is traumatic,” Simpson said of losing a pet. “But you know what? They give so much love and companionship that I’ll do it again. I will continue to have pets. That’s not going to stop me.”


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Here’s How Many People Die from Pollution Around the World

In one of the most extensive reports of its kind, environmental health experts have estimated that nine million premature deaths worldwide—16% of all deaths—were linked to pollution in 2015, with the majority of deaths coming from air pollution.

The new study, published in the journal The Lancet and written by more than 40 international health and environmental experts, uses data from the the Global Burden of Disease, an international study that examines trends across populations and estimates mortality from major diseases and their causes. To estimate the number of people who died from pollution-related causes, it looked at the effects of air pollution, or air contaminated with things like gases and the burning of wood, charcoal and coal; water pollution, which includes contamination by things like unhygienic sanitation; and workplace pollution, where employees are exposed to toxins and carcinogens like coal or asbestos.

Air pollution was linked to 6.5 million deaths in 2015, water pollution was linked to 1.8 million deaths and workplace pollution was linked to nearly one million deaths. Deaths from pollution-linked diseases, like heart disease and cancer, were three times higher than deaths from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, the researchers found.

The authors also found that 92% of pollution-related deaths happen in low- and middle-income countries. In growing countries like India, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Madagascar and Kenya, the researchers say that up to one in four deaths can be tied to pollution. China and India had the greatest number of pollution-related deaths in 2015. That year, pollution in China was linked to 1.8 million deaths, and pollution in India was linked to 2.5 million deaths. But air pollution is also killing people in the United States. More than 155,000 U.S. deaths in 2015 were related to pollution, the researchers found.

“When I was a kid in school, we were all worried about pollution,” says report leader Richard Fuller, president of Pure Earth, an international nonprofit devoted to pollution cleanup. “Then I think it dropped off the radar for us in the West, and we’ve been worried more about climate change and other things. But overseas, they haven’t looked at this issue much at all.”

The researchers note that their data are likely underestimates and do not reflect the entire burden of disease from pollution. For instance, the researchers didn’t look at other contaminants, like the effects of endocrine disruptors, flame retardants and pesticides on human health and early deaths. Fuller says there isn’t data of high enough quality or quantity on those health issues.

The countries that bear the greatest burden of disease from pollution are also those that are rapidly expanding economically. The authors note that both water and air pollution can be more common in countries in the early stages of industrial development, but that significant increases in pollution do not need to be the norm. “The mindset of a lot of people is that it’s either pollution or jobs, and you have to let an economy go through this stage of being dirty until you can clean it up later,” says Fuller. “But the idea that there is a tradeoff is not borne out by the reality and facts. Well-managed pollution mitigation programs can create a healthy economy and longterm growth.”

The effects of pollution tend to disproportionally affect poor populations, since they tend to be more exposed to toxic chemicals in air and water at sources near their homes or at work.

This, too, is not inevitable, the report authors argue. Several high- and middle-income countries, including the U.S., have put in place legislation and regulation for cleaner air and water. “Their air and water are now cleaner, the blood lead concentrations of their children have decreased by more than 90%, their rivers no longer catch fire, their worst hazardous waste sites have been remediated, and many of their cities are less polluted and more livable,” the authors write.

The report offers recommendations, including making pollution a priority both nationally and internationally, mobilizing funding dedicated to pollution control, establishing monitoring systems, building multi-sector partnerships to tackle the issue, integrating pollution mitigation into non-communicable disease combatting strategies and conducting more research into pollution and pollution control.

“I hope that the people who are looking to set agendas for development are paying some attention,” says Fuller. “I hope they have a wake-up call.”


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