Thursday, June 17, 2021

New study finds toxic PFAS in hundreds of commonly used cosmetics produced by major...

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a highly persistent and potentially toxic class of more than 4,700 chemical compounds, were present in most cosmetic products purchased

How clean water is linked with environmental and human health

When the world works together, a brighter and greener future is possible.

As big pharma stock soars, third FDA adviser resigns over approval of alzheimer’s drug

The doctor and panel member wrote that it "was probably the worst drug approval decision in recent U.S. history."

Indigenous languages are going extinct and taking knowledge of medicinal plants with them

"[L]anguage allows indigenous societies to use the biodiversity that surrounds them as a 'living pharmacy' and to describe the medicinal properties of plants."

Inequalities are shaping how we’re fighting the pandemic — and how we’ll remember it

Covid-19 infections in most countries have been hugely underestimated — not least because rich countries bought almost all the tests.

Twilight of the pandemic?

Bracing for a surge of Trumpism or…

Corporations should not have the power to undermine the global battle against Covid-19

Even if governments agree to suspend patent protections for vaccines, corporations can fight back with expensive lawsuits.

Swept into a Covid hell of profits

The great forgetting, Part 2...

5 ways you can fight back against stigmas related to ADHD and ADD every...

Everyone can do their part to spread awareness about what is appropriate and respectful behavior when it comes to health conditions with stigmatized public perceptions.

Urban oil wells linked to asthma and other health problems in Los Angeles

In some cases, the impact on residents’ lungs is worse than living beside a highway or being exposed to secondhand smoke every day.