Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tag: public health

The great unwinding

The failing battle for health and healthcare in these all too disunited states.

A poisoned legacy: challenging the EPA’s reluctance to ban glyphosate amidst...

Unveiling the controversy: a deep dive into the legal, scientific, and humanitarian debate over glyphosate's future

Wildfires unleash deadly air crisis as Western USA chokes on toxic...

Rising wildfire smoke nullifies decades of air quality gains.

Deadly shadows: new study reveals over 460,000 U.S. deaths linked to...

New study reveals coal pollution's dire impact on U.S. public health, with over 460,000 deaths in two decades.

2023 Lancet Report on health and climate change: a critical call...

In-depth analysis of the escalating health crisis due to climate change and the imperative for systemic global climate action.

The ignored crisis: How American children are paying the ultimate price...

In a nation that prides itself on protecting its young, alarming statistics reveal an 87% increase in gun-related child fatalities over the past decade.

8 billion people: Four ways climate change and population growth combine...

Of the multitude of climate-related adverse health effects, there are four great public health concerns for a growing population.

3,240 potentially harmful chemicals found in food packaging

More than 3,200 potentially harmful chemicals have been measured in “food contact materials (FCMs),” like packaging and processing equipment, utensils and reusable food containers.

What is public health justice, and how do we fight for...

It’s about spreading awareness of the disparities and the inequalities created by unequal distributions of money, power, and resources within the public health sector and fighting for those most impacted by demanding policy changes.

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Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.