Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: cancer

New study finds correlation between specific pesticides and central nervous system...

"Policy interventions to reduce pesticide exposure in individuals residing near agricultural fields should be considered to protect the health of children."

BNL lawsuit and the impacts of national nuclear laboratory

Brookhaven National Laboratory “continues to show almost no regard for its neighbors…Is this any way for a government-funded agency to treat its neighbors?”

Bayer agrees to pay $10 billion to settle RoundUp cancer cases

Bayer will have to pay between "$8.8 billion to $9.6 billion to resolve current Roundup lawsuits."

EPA thumbs nose at court order, says farmers can still use...

The move by the EPA amounts to a generous gift to BASF, Bayer and Corteva Agrisciences whose dicamba herbicides were deemed by the court to have been approved by the EPA illegally.

Johnson & Johnson discontinues selling talc-based baby powder in US

J&J faces more than 14,000 cases accusing Johnson & Johnson’s talc-containing products of causing ovarian cancer or mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by asbestos exposure.

‘Flying blind’: Scientists warn harmful biologic, health effects from 5G wireless...

Scientists and doctors are urging the governments to put "safety guidelines" in place to protect the health of the people, not the industry.

Critics: Trump EPA’s formal assertion glyphosate poses no risk to human...

"The EPA's pesticide office is clearly willing to bend over backwards, including disregarding its own guidelines for evaluating cancer risks, to give the industry what it wants."

Monsanto Roundup cancer trial postponed in St. Louis, Bayer stock climbs

Bayer's stock took a dive, losing billions of dollars in value, after the first jury verdict in August 2018, and share prices remain depressed.

Lawsuit accuses Monsanto of causing man’s cancer diagnosis

“Plaintiff’s injuries, like those striking thousands of similarly situated victims across the country, were foreseeable and avoidable.”

My breast cancer journey revealed the flaws of an unjust health...

Our ability to care for ourselves during a health crisis should not be dependent on generous employers or on our zip code.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

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The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”