Monday, August 2, 2021

House passes PFAS Action Act which protects environment and human health

“We are one step closer to protecting the health of Americans from these toxic forever chemicals.”

Documents reveal EPA approved toxic chemicals for fracking in 2011

“It’s very disturbing to see the extent to which critical information about these chemicals is shielded from public view.”

The myth that meat is essential for human health could harm us all

Americans eat more meat per capita than any other country, even though meat consumption is linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

The twisted, tragic reality of vaccine apartheid

True to form, the Western pharmaceutical companies responsible for producing vaccines are already telling shareholders that they will raise prices on them in the near future.

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

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."

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.

Bayer considers putting an end to US glyphosate sales

“Removing glyphosate from residential use would be a step in the right direction.”