Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: health

How America continues to fail the health care workers battling the...

For too many Americans, health care workers are out of sight, out of mind.

US coronavirus cases pass 6 million, 180,000 deaths as schools struggle...

Even though the number of hospitalizations is trending down, the number of new infections per day remains around 40,000.

54 million people in the US may go hungry during pandemic—can...

In the COVID era, growing food locally has become more essential than ever.

Legionnaire’s bacteria found in drinking water at nine reopened schools

Recently, nine schools in Ohio and Pennsylvania found the harmful bacteria in their water.

Trump’s toxic wake: 10 ways the EPA has made life more...

The administration's record on chemical safety has been especially hazardous for the health of Americans, especially children.

Young people are primary coronavirus spreaders, WHO warns

The WHO findings were based on an analysis of roughly 6 million international cases that spanned from late February to mid-July.

COVID-19 crisis highlights big meat companies’ lack of openness

Meat companies’ evasive language about what is happening to animals during the COVID-19 crisis is part of a larger pattern that suppresses open debate about the ethical costs of food production in the U.S.

Coronavirus shines light on zoos as danger zones for deadly disease...

The pandemic makes one thing clear: We must change our relationship with wildlife or suffer the consequences.

New study confirms lead poisoning is a global problem among children

"The unequivocal conclusion of this research is that children around the world are being poisoned by lead on a massive and previously unrecognized scale."

Noam Chomsky: Decades of “the neoliberal plague” left U.S. Unprepared for...

“We should understand the roots of this pandemic.”

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Utah police release body cam video of officer shooting unarmed 13-year-old boy

The district attorney’s office is continuing to review the shooting and determine whether the officer was legally justified in firing his weapon at Cameron.

Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American empire?

Picking Michelle Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future.

Morgan Stanley announces new climate commitment, first American bank to set target

The financial institute is the first major American bank to commit to "providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world."

War zone America?

Military families — most so much more than mine — have already suffered for far too long without watching our own country become a new war zone.