Monday, April 15, 2024

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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Tennessee’s bold move: Arming educators as a countermeasure to rising school shootings

The bill under scrutiny mandates that teachers wishing to carry concealed weapons undergo 40 hours of specialized training, alongside mental health evaluations and background checks.

Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?

Donald Trump faces groundbreaking criminal trial as first former U.S. President in the dock

With jury selection underway, the world watches as this unprecedented trial unfolds, potentially reshaping America's political landscape.

Unveiling the titans of carbon: How 57 companies drive the global climate crisis

The quest to curb emissions becomes not just a matter of individual or national effort but a pressing need for accountability at the corporate level.

Sanders and Schakowsky champion corporate tax reform to end ‘legalized tax dodging’

The Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act is a bold initiative designed to close the gap in the corporate tax code that allows for extensive tax avoidance.