Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Prepare for the next pandemic today

A small investment now could mean more protective equipment and faster vaccine development before the next plague hits.

How the Biden administration is planning to reform the meat industry

Individuals can vote for better meat industry regulations by choosing environmentally educated government representatives.

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

Pfizer CEO—Biden’s ‘good friend’—is privately working to tank drug price reforms

Pfizer’s chief executive Albert Bourla is reportedly urging his employees to fight Democrats’ plan to let Medicare directly negotiate drug prices.
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The globalized, corporate-led food system is failing us: Boycott grows of U.N. Food summit

“This industrialized, globalized, corporate-led food system is failing us.”

Study shows an abortion ban may lead to a 21% increase in pregnancy-related deaths

Not banning abortion in the first place would reduce pregnancy-related deaths the most.

Why do Europeans live longer than Americans?

Over a generation ago, in a more equal United States, no one had to ask that question.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.
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As wealthy nations debate giving booster vaccine shots, calls grow for global vaccine equity

“This is an emergency that affects all of us because variants are coming from areas where there are large numbers of unvaccinated people.”