Saturday, July 20, 2019

Doctor Sentenced to 45 Years for Providing Medically Unnecessary Chemo to Patients

After allotting unnecessary chemotherapy to patients, some who did not even have cancer, an oncologist was sentenced to prison. Dr. Fata was able to collect millions from fraudulent claims because of these actions.

Video: Everybody Has the Right to Healthcare

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz talks about presidential contenders, and whether or not everyone has a basic right to healthcare.

The smoke’s gone, but hearts and lungs still may be in danger months after...

The long-term effects of breathing this cocktail are unknown.

How Tacky Can the Golden Arches Get?

McDonald's new ad campaign is designed to link the corporate brand to the healing power of love. Is this McDonald's newest idea to help reverse declining sales: more "Lovin?" Just ask protesting workers about the "love" they're getting from McDonald's.

With abortion, we’re more than empowered warriors or fragile survivors

Celebrating only “strong” women and nonbinary people doesn’t advance the cause of feminism or gender equality.

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes

Conditions in some countries are so abysmal, its residents are deciding to flee their homelands for the possibility of opportunity and freedom. Unfortunately, upon arrival to the U.S., a ‘migrant detention center’ awaits them with horrible treatment.

Monsanto’s Boot Camp

If much of today's news seems unreal to you, that's because corporations are spoon-feeding it to the media. Big food companies are now sponsoring "boot camps" for reporters on the issues of “feeding the world’s growing population.”

VIDEO: Organic Farming Flourishes in Cuba, but Can It Survive Entry of US Agribusiness?

While Cuba was forced to build a largely organic farming system out of necessity when the Soviet Union collapsed, what will happen now that the country will enter the U.S. agribusiness?

Federal court rules EPA must make final decision on potential ban on pesticide linked...

"We'll find out in three months if the Trump EPA remains under the tight control of the chemical agriculture industry, or if Administrator Wheeler will finally take his job seriously and ban this brain-damaging pesticide."

EPA’s plan to regulate chemical contaminants in drinking water is a drop in the...

Political and social factors, as well as pressure from industry, can lead to wide disparities in exposure, with some communities protected and others left vulnerable.