Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Tag: pregnancy

Living closer to oil and gas drilling linked to higher risk...

Fracking aside, it’s proximity that matters.

A hospital’s secret coronavirus policy separated Native American mothers from their...

Pregnant Native American women were singled out for COVID-19 testing based on their race and ZIP code, clinicians say. While awaiting results, some mothers were separated from their newborns, depriving them of the immediate contact doctors recommend.

Air pollution can cross the placenta, reach the fetus, in human...

"This is the most vulnerable period of life. All the organ systems are in development. For the protection of future generations, we have to reduce exposure."

Abortion discrimination in the workplace is illegal says U.S. district court

The federal judge ruled that it is illegal to discriminate in employment because of "pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions."

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Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

‘Love wins again’: Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage

"Today we celebrate this win, tomorrow we continue to fight for the justice and equity that every American deserves."

175 nations start negotiations for legally binding international treaty on plastic pollution

Negotiators from 175 nations will create a team of scientists to address the plastic pollution crisis worldwide.