Australia becomes first country to approve psychedelics as form of medicine
Australia is reclassifying them as “controlled substances” and making them available for use in managed medical settings.
Global freshwater demand will exceed supply 40% by 2030, experts warn
“The scientific evidence is that we have a water crisis. We are misusing water, polluting water, and changing the whole global hydrological cycle, through what we are doing to the climate. It’s a triple crisis.”
Food is certainly plentiful in the United States. And yet enough of it never reaches the tables of those who struggle to make ends meet.
International pharmaceutical company announces $35 cap on insulin in the US
The changes, which represent a 70 percent decrease in price, will go into effect at the end of 2023.
Pharma ‘myth’ debunked as study shows US public poured $32 billion into mRNA vaccines
"Without public investment, there would be no mRNA vaccines."
PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ disrupt biological processes in developing adolescents, first-of-its-kind study discovers
“Together, our findings raise the possibility that increased risk of metabolic disorders associated with PFAS exposure are caused by alterations in thyroid hormones and mediated by changes in lipid metabolism.”
New bill terminates vaccine requirement for air travelers to US
The argument against the bill states that this could put "American health care at risk."
Investigation shows rail giant donated to Ohio governor a month before toxic crash
If Norfolk Southern "can pay for lobbyists and politicians, they can pay to clean up the mess they made in our community," said one local group.
‘Egregious’: DOL finds US meatpacking plants illegally employed 100+ children
The federal probe revealed that Packers Sanitation Services had children as young as 13 "working with hazardous chemicals and cleaning meat processing equipment including back saws, brisket saws, and head splitters."
Train derailment leads to toxic chemical exposure in Ohio
"Experts are voicing doubt that the pollution levels are safe for humans, animals, and natural environments in the area."