Public Health

Jon Queally, staff writer
In the same day the nation's eyes were focused on a deadly Amtrak derailment in Pennsylvania , the Republican majority in the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday slashed nearly $260 million from a bill funding the federally-supported railway service. As the Huffington Post reports : The House Appropriations committee rejected multiple...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A Canadian family physician who has served the the small community of Fort...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Update (5:40 pm EDT): The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a...

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Called "horrifying, infuriating, compelling and hopeful," a new documentary Toxic Hot Seat explores the chemical flame retardants - equally likely to cause cancer and not to work - that are everywhere in our lives and houses, and the massive lobbying efforts of chemical manufacturers and Big Tobacco that put them there. With a new Give Toxics the Boot! campaign. "The average American baby is born with 10 fingers, 10 toes and the highest recorded levels of flame retardants among infants in the...