Friday, December 6, 2019

Tag: health

Why your generic drugs may not be safe and the FDA...

Unfortunately for those who turn to generics to save money, the FDA relies heavily on the honor system with foreign manufacturers, and U.S. consumers get burned.

Big pharma keeps bankrolling house GOP’s dark money arm

Pharmaceutical companies stand to lose big under a single-payer system, since it might enable the government to negotiate lower drug prices.

Putting ‘health of all species’ in danger, Trump EPA proposal guts...

“With Trump's EPA reversing even the most commonsense protections, our health, and the health of all species, is in serious danger.”

There are 2,000 untested chemicals in packaged foods—and it’s legal

A report by the Environmental Working Group reveals that an estimated 2,000 untested chemicals, several of them known or suspected carcinogens, are legally present in conventional packaged foods sold in U.S. supermarkets. But this major public health concern is largely unrecognized by the Food and Drug Administration, which operates under a policy on food additives dating back to 1958.

‘US can lead the world in finding the global cure for...

"What we need is a grassroots political movement that will stand up to the greed of the pharmaceutical industry and take the steps necessary to ensure we end the AIDS epidemic by 2025..."

Now is the time to win national improved Medicare for All

If the movement continues to build support and keeps Medicare for All a central issue in the 2020 election, we can win National Improved Medicare for All in the early 2020s.

Trump wellness programs would gut protections for people with pre-existing conditions

The ACA’s pre-existing condition protections are among the law’s more popular and important elements.

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...

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Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

Los Angeles school board commits to renewable energy after months of grassroots campaigning

"This 100% Clean Energy school district commitment demonstrates what can happen when students, parents, teachers and school district leaders work to move the needle on climate."
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.