Friday, July 19, 2019

Pollution could be leading to shorter babies says new study

“This study adds to the evidence that air pollution also affects the health and development of the next generation."

Americans are dying because they can’t afford their insulin

“My son and Jesy, they were murdered. They were killed by big Pharma. The cause of death should actually be on their death certificates, corporate greed.”

Climate change is a poor people’s issue

Poor and working communities stand to gain the most from protections against corporations that expose them to pollution.

Monsanto seeks to reverse jury verdict in cancer case they lost

The company also argues that the $2 billion verdict was “unsupported, excessive and unconstitutional.”

At least 2% of U.S. public water systems are like Flint’s – Americans just...

More than five years after Flint’s water crisis first hit the news, the city has successfully lowered the lead levels in its...

We have the money to fix our food system

Imagine supporting farmers markets, child nutrition, and local agriculture with money we spend on factory farms.

Judges are complicit in the opioid epidemic says new analysis

An analysis of U.S. court secrecy, conducted by Reuters, shows that by sealing evidence from the public, judges may have lengthened and deepened the epidemic.

A digital path to health for all

Global leaders at the recent annual gathering of the World Health Assembly in Geneva expressed worry and optimism in almost equal measure. Delegates at...

Over 100,000 people tell the EPA to ban glyphosate

This week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will decide whether or not to allow glyphosate to be used in the US...

Hawaii bans herbicides on school grounds

“Why I’m here today is to keep this story going and to keep the word out there about the product that I used and about how unsafe it can be for people and especially kids.”