Tag Archives: health

Fast Food vs Farmers’ Markets

30 Jan

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Someone mapped all of the top ten fast food restaurants across the country. Above is our little corner of the world.

Below, is a map of where all of the Farmers’ Markets are located, in the same area.

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Be sure to check out the original interactive map.

Where is the lead exposure risk in your community?

14 Dec

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Lead pipes in Pittsburgh are everywhere, and the people responsible for managing our water have earned a vote of no confidence from shenanigans as minor as a bumbling of our meter readings to majorly selling out to a private multi-national who illegally poisoned us in order to cut costs.

Vox created a map showing lead exposure risk across the nation. Above is a screenshot of Allegheny County.

Click on the original map for details.

Total Lifetime Cancer Risk from all hazardous air pollutants (HAPs)

26 Mar

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Yeesh…People living in Pittsburgh and Allegheny¬†County have twice the risk of developing cancer within their lifetimes than those who live in other areas of Pennsylvania, due to the unique mixture of hazardous pollutants in the air they breathe

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