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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'…
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Phillip Morris Loses Lawsuit Against Uruguay on Tough Tobacco Rules

An international trade court ruled against Philip Morris in the company’s lawsuit against the government of Uruguay over tobacco-labeling rules. The tobacco giant…
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AmeriCorps to Shut Down Health Program After Abortion Controversy

Out of 1,600 volunteers who worked with AmeriCorps popular healthcare program last year, six were found to have given emotional support to women…
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Columbia To Release Raingear Without PFCs

Columbia will reveal new, healthier rain jacket free of perfluorinated compounds, better known as PFCs, in spring 2017.
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Twitter Chat Recap: #3pHealthyAging with Caesars Entertainment

Today, TriplePundit brought together a panel of experts from Caesars Entertainment, Second Wind Dreams, Meals on Wheels America, and Cleveland Clinic, dedicated to…
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Congress Strengthens Toxic Substances Control Act in Rare Bipartisan, Pro-Environment Move

Perhaps one reason the bill passed with such diverse, bipartisan support is that it was supported not only by environmental nonprofits, but by…
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This Incubator Has Saved 200,000 Premature Babies

The Embrace Warmer is a cheap infant incubator that creates heat and fights off neonatal hypothermia -- and it's credited with 200,000 babies…
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Kalamazoo Bike Tragedy Spotlights Safety Concerns

On June 7, a truck plowed into a group of nine cyclists as they rode out of downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan, killing five and…
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The Economics of Gun Control

Liability insurance, which exists for gun owners but is not mandatory, could help address this epidemic of violence. Should the market, instead of…
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EPA Links Herbicide to Cancer – and Does Nothing

In a long-awaited study, the EPA concluded that atrazine, the second most commonly used herbicide in the U.S., can cause cancer in amphibians,…
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Gay Men Still Excluded from Donating Blood, Even Following the Orlando Tragedy

In the wake of the Orlando tragedy, the fact that a gay man cannot donate blood to his own husband shows that the…
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Big Pharma Blocks Heroin Vaccine, Cites Insufficient Profits

Professor Kim Janda, director of the Wirm Insitute of Medicine, published his research into a vaccine that could stop heroin addiction in its…
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