Public Health

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Members of the dissident Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (CNTE) teacher's union and supporters protested in Mexico City on June 19 against neoliberal education reforms. (Photo: Pedro Pardo/ AFP/ Getty)
The Mexican government's deadly crackdown on a teacher's union protest has rattled the nation in recent days, as 200,000 doctors on Wednesday joined the ongoing national strike against President Enrique Peña Nieto's neoliberal reforms. Anti-government sentiment is mounting after police forces opened fire on a teacher protest in Oaxaca on Sunday,...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The first inventory of its kind has found that hundreds of cancer-causing...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Years before Big Oil began sowing doubt about the science of climate change and...

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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...