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U.N. Finally Acknowledges Its Role In Haiti Cholera Epidemic

After it was struck with a deadly earthquake in 2010, Haiti endured yet another tragedy: its first cholera outbreak. The U.N. initially denied…
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Air Quality Regs Crucial to Truckers’ Health; Employer Negligence Persists

California's emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks protect the health of both truck drivers and the environment. But some companies still think they can…
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Unhealthy Big Food: The New Big Tobacco?

Our national weight crisis is a health epidemic that is literally killing us: 300,000 Americans will die this year from obesity. This is…
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4 Tips for Creating a Stress-Free Life

Eliminating stress from your life is a task that requires both time and effort. But that shouldn’t dissuade you from taking the first…
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New CDC Report Documents America’s Weight Crisis

The most recent study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) documents how much weight we've gained since 1994. And…
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Report: EPA Isn’t Properly Testing the Impact of Pesticides

Chemicals, when combined, can be more dangerous than alone. Yet, according to a new report from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S.…
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Don’t Swallow: Rio Faces Health Concerns Ahead of Summer Games

With the Olympic Games due to start this weekend, Rio de Janeiro is far behind in its pledge to clean up polluted shorelines.…
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More Charges for Officials Linked to Flint Water Crisis

The tragic Flint water crisis saga continued last week with more criminal charges for current and former state officials.
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Study: Abstinence Education Does Little to Prevent HIV/AIDS

Since 2003, the United States has devoted nearly $1.5 billion toward abstinence programs in Africa, aiming to halt the spread of HIV worldwide.…
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Controversial Ruling Will Allow More Toxic Chemicals In Florida’s Water

Florida residents will have more toxic chemicals in their drinking water thanks to a controversial ruling by the state’s Environmental Regulation Commission.
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Walmart Shares More Information About ‘High Priority’ Chemicals

In April, Walmart announced it had reduced the use of "high-priority chemicals" by 95 percent. This week, the retailer shared more information on…
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Video: Heal the Planet with Climate Reality Leader Dr. Susan Pacheco

Dr. Susan Pacheco is a standout climate change activist who is not-so-quietly revolutionizing the health care field in Texas.
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Beer Industry Finally Agrees to Nutrition Labeling

The Beer Institute, one of the leading trade associations representing the $250 billion beer industry, announced a set of nutritional labeling guidelines that…
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Big Food Lobby Protects Profit Health, Not Public Health

Big Food's lobbying efforts have successfully made profit health more important than public health, argues 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth.
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North Carolina Eases Coal Ash Cleanup Laws as New Leak is Discovered

Duke Energy, North Carolina's largest coal company, stands to gain in the state's latest round of coal ash regulations. Some payouts protect homeowners'…