Stories by Lindsay Abrams

Lindsay Abrams is an assistant editor at Salon and a former writer and producer for The Atlantic's Health Channel. subscribe to Lindsay Abrams's feed

Posted on: Aug 12, 2014, Source: Salon.com

An amazing statistic.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2014, Source: Salon.com

The unexpected "benefits" of wastewater pollution.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2014, Source: Salon

The Xtreme Eating Awards 'honored' such food as 'A1 Peppercorn Burger with Bottomless Steak Fries' and 'The Big Slab.'

Posted on: Jul 24, 2014, Source: Salon

Tyson takes on climate deniers and challenges scientists to speak up before it's too late.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: Salon

The popular dairy alternative doesn't deserve the love it gets, Mother Jones says.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: Salon

Scientists think global warming might have something to do with it.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2014, Source: Salon.com

Heat waves are only the beginning--it's about to get really ugly out there.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2014, Source: Salon

Children raised by gay parents are doing just as well, if not better, than the general population.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2014, Source: Salon.com

A combination of factors, including climate change, could soon make chikungunya a household name.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014, Source: Salon

Who needs large space when tiny houses are quaint and offer economic and environmental benefits?

Posted on: Jun 22, 2014, Source: Salon.com

Will Potter tells us about his ambitious new project: Using drones to investigate the facts behind our food.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2014, Source: Salon

The TV doctor admits that items he touts "don't have the scientific muster to present as fact."

Posted on: Jun 16, 2014, Source: Salon

Researchers discovered carbapenem-resistant bacteria in raw squid for the first time

Posted on: May 11, 2014, Source: Salon.com

An evolutionary biologist explores the science of sexual organs.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2014, Source: Salon

Apples top the Environmental Working Group's annual list of chemical-laden produce.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2014, Source: Salon

KFC's Double Down is back, and it's in disgusting company.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2014, Source: Salon.com

Why listening to truthers like Jenny McCarthy and Kristin Cavallari rather than medical science has endangered everyone.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: Salon.com

Unregulated marijuana farming is destroying California's forests.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2014, Source: Salon.com

Caffeine has a stronger hold on us than we realize, says author Murray Carpenter.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2014, Source: Salon.com

It's time to shift from materialism to experientialism, says author James Wallman.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2014, Source: Salon

Your grocery store shelves are crawling with them.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2014, Source: Salon

A look back at former Olympic hosts reveals why the Russian city could be in deep trouble.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2014, Source: Salon.com

It seems it's not so easy to be pro-fracking when it affects you directly.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2014, Source: Salon.com

Next time someone tells you that snowy weather means global warming isn't real, you'll know exactly how to respond.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2014, Source: Salon.com

The FDA is refusing to get involved with THC-laced edibles.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2014, Source: Salon.com

And guess how the U.S. rates?

Posted on: Jan 17, 2014, Source: Salon

Days after GOP appoints a climate skeptic to head senate environmental subcommittee, meteorologists announce that extreme polar vortex headed back over United States.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2014, Source: Salon.com

Excessive water use could be draining the region's rivers.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2014, Source: Salon

The fast food giant says it will change its purchasing practices beginning in 2016

Posted on: Dec 26, 2013, Source: Salon

Ultra-rich conservatives covertly pour $1 billion a year into climate change counter movement.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2013, Source: Salon.com

Obama taps John Podesta—favored by climate change activists—on the shoulder to advise the country's environmental policy—but why did he then recuse himself from working on the Keystone decision?

Posted on: Oct 8, 2013, Source: Salon

Furloughed FDA inspectors can't look out for bacteria, metals and other contaminants.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: Salon

Virginia schools stopped serving all-beef burgers after students complained.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2013, Source: Salon

Five federal lawsuits mark the first attempt to link drilling and quakes.