Monday, August 26, 2019

Tag: health

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."

Former healthcare executive pleads guilty to bribing state senator

“Raveendran’s plea based on his egregious criminal conduct underscores our decision to charge him initially for Medicaid fraud following our extensive investigation involving millions of documents.”

Many breakfast cereals still test positive for Roundup, new report confirms

Of the 21 oat-based cereals tested, all but four tested contained a level of glyphosate that is higher than deemed safe for children by scientists at Environmental Working Group.

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Leaked documents show Brazil’s Bolsonaro has grave plans for Amazon rainforest

democraciaAbierta has seen a PowerPoint presentation that shows that Bolsonaro’s government intends to use hate speech to isolate minorities of the Amazon.

For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.

‘Game-changer’: Sanders unveils Green New Deal plan detailing 10-Year mobilization to avert climate catastrophe,...

"This is a pivotal moment in the history of America—and really, in the history of humanity."

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

‘A Green New Deal, but for guns’: Parkland students propose groundbreaking gun policy

"If we require a license to drive a car, we should certainly require a license to own a gun."