Saturday, November 16, 2019

Trump administration admits 1,400+ more people will die each year following coal plant deregulation

Trump recently announced a massive rollback of Obama-era environmental regulations on coal-fired power plants and carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to climate change.

‘Guilty on all counts!’: In historic victory, Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million in...

"This is a company that has always put profits ahead of public safety, and today, Monsanto has finally been held accountable."

‘Frankenfish’ Threatens Food Safety

Despite the continued fight from public health and climate activists, genetically modified salmon has been officially authorized for sale in Canada.

Are federal guidelines for prescribing opioids hurting patients with chronic pain?

This month, more than 300 doctors and medical researchers sent an open letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning patients have been harmed by a lack of clarity in guidelines for prescribing opioids.

Opioid epidemic may have cost states at least $130 billion in treatment and related...

The devastating health effects of the opioid epidemic have been well documented, with over 700,000 overdose deaths and millions more affected. And Americans...

Big Tobacco’s surprising new campaign to raise the smoking age

Altria, Reynolds and Juul say they’re trying to do the right thing, while health groups say firms are pushing laws stuffed with loopholes.

Big Pharma, insurers, hospitals team up to kill Medicare for All

The giants of the healthcare industry agree on one thing: Medicare for All cannot become law.

Resistance at Standing Rock: The people from Oceti Sakowin Camp

“I’m here to make the world a better place. I obviously can’t do it on my own, and when I saw a big group of people do that I took the opportunity to help anyway I can.”

Medicare for All: As healthcare costs soar, momentum grows to guarantee healthcare for all...

Over the summer the groups formed a partnership to fight the growing support for expanding Medicare.

Lead-based paint found in half of all inspected schools

To make an impact on lead hazards in America’s schools, there needs to be transparency.