Thursday, January 27, 2022

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Sanders demands end to Medicare premium hike from Alzheimer’s drug

Building on his recent letter to U.S. President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday wrote to a key government analyst to...

Striking Massachusetts nurses outwait corporate giant Tenet

Last year’s longest-running strike came to an end in early January when nurses at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts, overwhelmingly voted...

As CTC ends, study says monthly payments boost baby brain activity

"Policy impacts biology. It's past time we made the Child Tax Credit increases permanent."

Judge blocks Biden administration’s order mandating federal employees vaccinate against COVID-19

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Brown said President Biden didn't have the authority to “mandate that all federal employees consent to vaccination against COVID-19 or lose their jobs.”

How the pandemic’s unequal toll on people of color underlines US health inequities –...

From the earliest days of the pandemic, COVID-19 has wrought a far higher toll in communities of color than in the general...

Billionaires ‘had a terrific pandemic’ while inequality killed millions: Oxfam

Oxfam International's latest report on global inequality finds that while the 10 richest individuals in the world more than doubled their collective...

15-minute tumble dry can release hundreds of thousands of microfibers into the air

Every time you stick a load of clothes into a tumble dryer, you may be releasing hundreds of thousands of microfibers into...

Meat and dairy gobble up farming subsidies worldwide, which is bad for your health...

Agricultural subsidies help prop up a food system that is neither healthy nor sustainable.

What will we remember of 2022?

Let me start 2022 by heading back — way, way back — for a moment. It’s easy to forget...