A report by the Environmental Working Group reveals that an estimated 2,000 untested chemicals, several of them known or suspected carcinogens, are legally present in conventional packaged foods sold in U.S. supermarkets. But this major public health concern is largely unrecognized by the Food and Drug Administration, which operates under a policy on food additives dating back to 1958.
"What we need is a grassroots political movement that will stand up to the greed of the pharmaceutical industry and take the steps necessary to ensure we end the AIDS epidemic by 2025..."
In this country, we have private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Obamacare, and the VA (veterans) system. How in the world did that ever happen?
If the movement continues to build support and keeps Medicare for All a central issue in the 2020 election, we can win National Improved Medicare for All in the early 2020s.
On Saturday afternoon, hundreds of nurses and activists took to the streets of San Francisco to demand that Speaker Pelosi fight for the Medicare for All Act, H.R. 1384.
Monsanto has long had the upper hand over the farmers who use its products. But the momentum may be shifting.
"Let's hope this is a wake-up call for Asian countries and they move to quickly ban the chemicals from paddyfields."
“The risk of disease transmission is a serious problem, even over the next few decades."
Our ability to care for ourselves during a health crisis should not be dependent on generous employers or on our zip code.
The ACA’s pre-existing condition protections are among the law’s more popular and important elements.