If we want to breathe healthy air, Oregon must deal with serious toxic air pollution from a number of sources.
Nobody can say for certain why Parkinson's Disease developed in the 22,500 Oregonians currently living with the disease. But we do know that the chronic, progressive neurological disease takes an enormous toll on our state's economy and well-being. Download the complete Parkinson's Disease and Pollution Fact Sheet
We all know someone who has suffered from asthma. It is the most common chronic disease among children and it affects Oregonians of all ages. And while pollen and weather are facts of life, the latest science reveals that common household chemicals and air pollution are also part of the problem--a part we can do something about.
Learn more about pollution and asthma triggers in your home and in our air, and then take action.
“I’m sorry: you have breast cancer.” We can expect that 12% of girls born today will one day hear those devastating words. What if we could change that future?There’s hope. Only a small percentage of breast cancers are due to high-risk inherited genes. So if we can reduce other cancer risks in our environment, we may be able to prevent some cancer and build a healthier future.Learn more about environmental factors linked to breast cancer and what you can do to work for prevention.