Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: health

By allowing 6 million lead service lines to stay in ground,...

Public health groups that have waited decades for the federal government to overhaul its lead-in-water rules were outraged Thursday over EPA Administrator...

“This ruling is huge”: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $572...

In a landmark ruling, an Oklahoma judge has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for contributing to the state’s opioid...

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

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

Miners fight to keep their pensions as the coal industry collapses

While the Trump administration is making moves, like replacing the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan rule that was created to regulate carbon...

Recent EPA-funded research links 30,000 deaths to U.S. air pollution

According to new research released yesterday, funded by the EPA, more than 30,000 deaths have been linked to the unhealthy air quality...

Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

Agrochemical corporation Monsanto created Roundup in the 1970s to help farmers more effectively kill the weeds that harmed their crops. Today, Roundup...

Seeking continued support for 9/11 victims

September 11th, 2001 will always be a day marked by tragedy and loss for the United States. As clouds of smoke and...

At least 2% of U.S. public water systems are like Flint’s...

More than five years after Flint’s water crisis first hit the news, the city has successfully lowered the lead levels in its...

A digital path to health for all

Global leaders at the recent annual gathering of the World Health Assembly in Geneva expressed worry and optimism in almost equal measure. Delegates at...

Sanders, Cummings call on DOJ to investigation generic drug manufacturers’ ‘multi-year...

"The Department of Justice must hold these bad actors accountable to the fullest extent of the law."

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...

America’s dairyland may have a PFAS problem

First, there was Fred Stone, the third-generation dairy farmer in Maine who discovered that the milk from his cows contained harmful chemicals. Then...
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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...