Public Health

Nika Knight, staff writer
A sign held up at the January 21st Women's March in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Most Americans don't want Elmo to get fired . They also don't want enormous funding cuts to medical research, after-school and summer programs, new road and transit projects, climate change research, and a program to help low income people heat their homes. Those cuts—and many more—comprise the "morally obscene" budget put together by the Trump...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Trump issued a stark ultimatum to wavering House Republicans late Thursday, dispatching budget director Mick Mulvaney to tell lawmakers that if they don't get behind the AHCA, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, will remain the "law of the land." (Photo: Getty)
In their frenzied effort to strong-arm support for the flailing American Health...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Republican lawmakers on Thursday were met with a deluge of outrage and calls to...

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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...