A bill that is gaining bipartisan momentum in the House would protect the science that protects the public.
Pharmaceutical companies stand to lose big under a single-payer system, since it might enable the government to negotiate lower drug prices.
"Without immediate action from all countries climate change will come to define the health of an entire generation.”
Any Medicare for All is better than our present system.
Finding peace amid the new opium wars.
In the case of asbestos, the EPA's new direction would mean ignoring almost 8.9 million tones of asbestos-containing products.
Similar to the other major crisis of our era – climate change – the antibiotic crisis poses a fundamental threat to human wellbeing around the world.
A report by the Environmental Working Group reveals that an estimated 2,000 untested chemicals, several of them known or suspected carcinogens, are legally present in conventional packaged foods sold in U.S. supermarkets. But this major public health concern is largely unrecognized by the Food and Drug Administration, which operates under a policy on food additives dating back to 1958.
"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..."
In this country, we have private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Obamacare, and the VA (veterans) system. How in the world did that ever happen?