Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Environmentalists demand explanations for “secret” fracking chemicals in Ohio

“People need to know. People have a right to know, and first responders have a right to know if they might be exposed to those types of chemicals.”

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Healthcare ad spending exceeds $65 million in 2019 as insurance industry ramps up effort...

An Axios analysis released Wednesday found that spending on healthcare advertisements has exceeded $65 million in 2019 as dark money organizations, the insurance industry, and...

Germany to ban glyphosate by 2023

“What harms insects also harms people.”

Bernie Sanders wants to cancel $81 billion in medical debt

"In the United States of America, your financial life and future should not be destroyed because you or a member of your family gets sick."

Shell to pay up for contaminating groundwater in California

"Thankfully for this verdict, we can ensure that our residents have a safe, reliable source of drinking water, and not have to face the same issues that far too many of our fellow valley residents have to face.”
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Why mental health education should be mandatory

Emily Weinberg was 15 when she was hospitalized for depression and anxiety and 16 when she founded Sophrosyne Mental Health—a resource for...

Real people will lead the way to #MedicareForAll

Seniors chanting “Get out of the way!” as they hold cardboard tombstones might not seem like a challenge to the largest physicians’...
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“This ruling is huge”: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $572 million for fueling...

In a landmark ruling, an Oklahoma judge has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for contributing to the state’s opioid...

Landmark victory: Johnson & Johnson forced to pay $572 million for their role in...

"The opioid crisis is an imminent danger and menace to Oklahomans."