Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tag: health

Short-term health plans: A junk solution to a real problem

While the cost of health care is one of the overwhelming problems in the American health care system, short-term health plans do nothing to alter the underlying causes.

Jury finds Monsanto guilty in first Roundup cancer trial, plaintiff to...

A first of it's kind to go to trail, the case was brought against Monsanto by Johnson, 46, a former pest control manager for a California country school system, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Brazil’s leading food retailer goes cage-free

This commitment will spare millions of egg-laying hens a life of extreme confinement in battery cages so small that the birds can barely move or stretch their wings.

How Monsanto plants stories, suppresses science & silences dissent to sell...

The company attempted to censor and discredit anyone and anything that contradicted their business interests.

The rollback of EPA Clean Car Standards will cost you at...

Taking away all of these protections will cost Americans upwards of $260 billion annually in climate, health, and fuel impacts.

Labor’s power and the Medicare For All struggle

Missouri nurse Shane Johnson makes the case for uniting our health care struggles.

Koch-funded hit piece backfires: Shows Medicare For All would save ‘whopping...

"Even if you take the report's headline figures at face value, the picture it paints is that of an enormous bargain. We get to insure every single person in the country..."

Of course, Medicare For All would increase federal spending…

But it would lower the total cost of health care.

As heat wave sweeps the globe, new study warns of deadly...

The study warns up to 26,000 more people could die by suicide in the United States by 2050 if humans don’t reduce emissions of greenhouse gas pollution.

Secret documents expose Monsanto’s war on cancer scientists

It’s time to end the corporate war on cancer science.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Why can’t we just play ball?

The militarization of sports and the redefinition of patriotism.

Medicare for All fact check from hell persists as Sanders rebukes CNN for putting...

"The question that must be asked is why would the corporate media put their blind faith in a far right-wing economist whose past reports have been so thoroughly discredited by mainstream economists and experts?"

Donald Trump: Weapon of mass distraction

Donald Trump is not only the perfect vehicle to shred regulations, he’s also a powerful distraction from the ongoing for-profit war against nature itself.
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Police determine officer was driving at ‘unsafe speed’ when striking teen

"Our training is designed to prevent this sort of thing from happening. We are going to make sure our training – and the officer’s adherence to that training – is as solid as it can be.”

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