Friday, January 17, 2020

Study shows wealth inequality does make a difference in how long you will live

In the UK and US, being rich can add almost a decade of healthy living to a person’s life.

Former Monsanto CEO must testify at Roundup cancer trial

Bayer, and Monsanto, still continue to claim their products’ safety even though the company has not been successful in convincing a jury yet.

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for people too

Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people.

Dozens arrested for demanding food justice at Jane Fonda’s fire drill Friday protest in...

The weekly demonstration coincided with a global youth-led climate strike that aimed to put pressure on governments attending COP 25.

Study finds Iraqi children born near US base have increased rates of congenital deformities

“The radioactive footprint of the military could be cleaned up if we had officials who wanted to do so.”

The Trump administration’s latest attempt to undermine science – and how to stop it

A bill that is gaining bipartisan momentum in the House would protect the science that protects the public.

Today’s children will face lifelong health effects from the climate crisis

"Without immediate action from all countries climate change will come to define the health of an entire generation.”
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The real deal with Medicare for All

Any Medicare for All is better than our present system.

Trump EPA unlawfully ignored dangerous chemicals, rules court

In the case of asbestos, the EPA's new direction would mean ignoring almost 8.9 million tones of asbestos-containing products.

‘US can lead the world in finding the global cure for AIDS:’ Sanders announces...

"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..."