The Links Between Burning Coal and Neurological Diseases

Explore in detail the scientific link between the air pollution, such as burning coal and diesel exhaust, and neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s Disease and Diabetes Mellitus.

The Silent Epidemic Book Cover
“The Silent Epidemic,” by physician Alan H. Lockwood, elaborately analyzes burning coal from mining and makeup to disposal and the health effects of its air pollution.
Cover Courtesy Massachusetts Institute of Technology