Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tag: health

Humans, fish and other animals are consuming microfibers in our food...

As tiny fibers shed from synthetic textiles invade our bodies, researchers scramble to identify potential threats.

California bans animal-tested cosmetics from the market

“I am proud that California is the first state in the nation to take a stand against cruel cosmetic animal testing.”

5 people died from eating lettuce, but Trump’s FDA still won’t...

The FDA’s lack of urgency dumbfounds food safety scientists.

EPA is failing to protect school children from asbestos, internal watchdog...

"Without compliance inspections, the EPA cannot know whether schools pose an actual risk of asbestos exposure to students and personnel."

Alcohol: Why do we drink?

Alcohol consumption is one damaging effect among many that flow from this dominant socio-economic system.

BPA levels ‘deemed safe’ have more health effects new study finds

"These troubling findings should raise alarms at the Food and Drug Administration and ignite renewed efforts to drastically reduce all Americans' exposure to BPA."

More of the world’s population is facing food insecurity than ever...

Now, roughly 11 percent of the world's population is facing food insecurity.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, September 10

"How much perjury is too much perjury from a Supreme Court nominee?"

Top cancer researcher fails to disclose corporate financial ties in major...

A senior official at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has received millions of dollars in payments from companies that are involved in medical research. His omissions expose how weakly conflict-of-interest rules are enforced by journals.

Short supplies and price increases give major hospital systems and philanthropies...

"The folks who are gouging people and creating shortages, they know who they are. And they're the ones who should be very concerned."

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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."

Leaked document shows Trump administration planned to traumatize migrant children

The Trump administration intended to "traumatize children and intentionally create a humanitarian crisis at the border."

Capitalist-style wealth gap: 1 tech guy = 1,000,000 teachers

Capitalism is a perfect system for people like this, who care only about making more money than everyone else, and fail to grasp the importance of a healthy, working society.

Women’s March survives and thrives in LA

“There wasn’t just a blue wave, there was a pink wave, and we’re proud of it.”

Police sergeant was unbalanced and urine-stained after injuring innocent civilian

Jeffrey Kutz was charged with third-degree vehicular assault, driving while intoxicated, and reckless driving. He was also suspended without pay from the department.

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