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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tag: health

McDonald’s announces new antibiotic use reduction policy in beef, a first-of-its-kind

"With Washington asleep at the wheel on this rising health threat, leadership in the marketplace is essential."

Microplastics accumulate in bodies of shellfish within hours, new study reveals

“Understanding whether plastic particles are absorbed across biological membranes and accumulate within internal organs is critical for assessing the risk these particles pose to both organism and human health."

Chemicals on our food: When ‘safe’ may not really be safe

Scientific scrutiny of pesticide residue in food grows – regulatory protections are being questioned.

Industry studies show evidence of bias and misleading conclusions on widely...

Data just doesn't add up behind industry conclusions on chlorpyrifos – a controversial insecticide linked to brain impacts for children.

Capitalism is killing patients…and their physicians

Capitalism does not just threaten the health and well being of every human, but life on this earth as we know it.

Marijuana is on the ballot in four states, but legalization may...

Strong public support and successive waves of state-level legalization in election years has led many policy analysts to argue that marijuana has reached a tipping point in the United States.

Immigrant children still being drugged at shelter despite judge’s order, lawyers...

“Child after child reported that the Court’s order has had little impact on ORR’s placing children at Shiloh or on the treatment they experience there.”

Tobacco industry donates millions to try and defeat Medicaid expansion in...

"Voters in Montana have a simple choice: side with companies that kill or with Montanans who need access to healthcare.”

Cheerios, Quaker Oats and snack bars test positive for glyphosate

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) announced Wednesday that tests it commissioned found glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup weed killer, in nearly 30 General Mills and Quaker brand products made with conventionally-grown oats.

Medicare For All favored by a majority of Republicans new poll...

"As Donald Trump and Republicans have stepped up attacks on Medicare for All, their own party has embraced the policy."

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Schumer vs. the climate: Manchin’s criminally insane promotion

Schumer rashly punishes “those snot-nosed climate brats.” Schumer rashly punishes “those snot-nosed climate brats.” Hell hath no fury like Chuck Schumer scorned.

Mueller’s final conclusions: A great day for America; or the unfolding of a nightmare...

The divisiveness that Trump had been planting in this country, spreading anger and hatred between various elements of our society, will come to an end and the healing process will begin.

Everything that rises must converge: AOC and Bernie Sanders chart the course to a...

With a continued willingness to listen to and learn from activists and explain their ideas to voters, these new leaders, along with the few true progressives in Congress like Senator Sanders who were traditionally kept out of the conversation, could build the kind of left that the United States and the world desperately needs.

Are you ready for an epoch fail?

The only way to address this ultimate threat is through the sort of international cooperation that the anti-globalists fear the most, a linking of arms across the rising seas to defeat a malign global force and the powerful elite that maintains it.

How to hold corporations accountable

It’s time to demand that the economic system work for all of us.

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