Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: health

Health experts say getting your flu shot is extra important during...

Getting this year’s flu vaccine is an excellent way to protect yourself against the most prevalent strain as the year comes to a close.

Study shows an abortion ban may lead to a 21% increase...

Not banning abortion in the first place would reduce pregnancy-related deaths the most.

Americans deserve publicly owned generic drugs

Bold policies could have saved America’s largest generic drug plant, but it’s never too late to start putting communities first.

Wildfire smoke exposure linked to increased COVID deaths

Health experts have suspected since the early days of the pandemic that a link existed between air pollution and the likelihood of catching the disease and experiencing a more severe infection.

There is enough food, just not enough food access

Community fridge networks across the country are an important start—and symbol—in the work to make sure everyone has enough to eat.

The shame of the Sacklers

As Paul Hanly, a leading attorney in the case, told the Guardian, “this is essentially a crime family … drug dealers in nice suits and dresses.”

As Delta wreaks havoc, Biden faces growing pressure to force big...

"The U.S. government has power to share vaccine manufacturing knowledge and help other countries scale up production."

The Olympic event we need: A race to see where people...

We don’t have to discover some fantastic new miracle cure to lengthen the lives Americans lead. We just have to forge a more equal America.

House passes PFAS Action Act which protects environment and human health

“We are one step closer to protecting the health of Americans from these toxic forever chemicals.”

‘Just horrific’: Pandemic fuels steepest decline in US life expectancy since...

"U.S. life expectancy at birth for 2020, based on nearly final data, was 77.3 years, the lowest it has been since 2003."

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The hypocrisy of the federal spending debate

We must not let our lawmakers get away with this charade of fiscal responsibility to defeat Build Back Better.