Tuesday, April 23, 2024
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‘We are way, way behind’: US lags on coronavirus testing & medical experts warn...

We spend the hour looking at how the Trump administration has failed to account for what may be thousands of infections because of ongoing problems with access to testing, and how other countries have responded.

Unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington

This isn't the first time the USDA has discovered unapproved genetically modified wheat plants.

Pennsylvania school now doing emergency drills in case of pipeline explosion

The type of natural gas liquids associated with this project have a troubling safety record.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump administration fails to meet reunification deadline for immigrant children, Neighbors call cops on 12-year-old black kid for delivering newspapers, Trump pardons Oregon ranchers, and more.

The epidemic of e-cigarettes: Judge rules FDA must implements regulations, sides with public health...

“The FDA oversight over the sales and marketing of these harmful products has languished for too long."

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."

Failure to protect: policing mental illness in North America

The current moment requires that we recognize the crises of mental health and very likely homelessness that will come about as a result of the global pandemic and that we call upon authorities to prepare to deal with them in a more humane way than they have in the past.

Florida to ban abortion after six weeks of pregnancy

The Center for Reproductive Rights argues that the new bill is a health hazard to many women.

How a judge scrapped Pennsylvania families’ $4.24M water pollution verdict in gas drilling lawsuit

For many living along Carter Road, this coming summer will mark their ninth year living without access to a regular supply of clean drinking water – and still the legal battle stretches on.

CDC study reveals increase of biofilm in US water systems

Due to the country’s aging infrastructure, the CDC expects a further increase to the transmission of diseases through biofilms and water systems.