Public Health

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
While news of Ebola quarantines being lifted in Dallas on Monday brought a measure of relief in the United States' effort to combat the spread of Ebola, healthcare workers and officials across the globe are saying that the only way to contain what could become the "definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation" is with a united response that...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As President Barack Obama appointed an 'Ebola czar' and contemplated imposing...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
WikiLeaks on Thursday released a second updated version of the Trans-Pacific...

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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...