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DC’s March for Science Evolved

NationofChange joins thousands at the second annual March for Science, which has evolved considerably.

Fear and fury in Michigan town where Air Force contaminated water

"I always wanted to come back here, but it's like the town has been damaged by this."

US health care ranks last among the 11 developed nations

The Commonwealth Fund's evaluation report noted that "a drastic change in course" is needed to compete with similar nations.

Michigan to stop giving bottled water to Flint residents

Over 12,000 lead or galvanized steel pipes that could potentially bring lead-contaminated water are still in use.

A death in Louisiana’s cancer alley reinforces a small town’s fears of industry impacts

Helping the residents of St. James relocate seems more feasible than assuring them that the air they are breathing is clean.

Is drinking water in the US safe? Not by a long shot

Health violations actually skyrocketed in rural areas in the 2000s after the EPA revised its process.

Brazilian school districts make historic switch to 100 percent plant-based meals

With the mission of reducing the cities' environmental footprint (especially water consumption), Brazil's goal is to aid local produce farmers and foster humane and healthy eating habits for students.

93 percent of bottled water contains microplastics

"Please name one human being on the entire planet who wants plastic in his or her bottle." 

Canadian doctors protest their recent pay increase

A group that represents doctors and advocates for public health in Quebec is asking that the money instead be allocated to the health-care system at large.

Various studies continue to confirm cannabis use reduces opioid use and abuse

"Cannabis can decrease the use of other prescription medicines, including opioids."