health

Legalize Marijuana?
To legalize or not to legalize? That is the question. Read more...
U.S. Chamber Backing Mitch McConnell, Big Coal Candidates In 2014
What politicians like McConnell and groups like the U.S. Chamber are actually supporting is an assault on public health and the environment in Kentucky, not to mention the working class. Read more...
The Colbert Report: "These days, I can burn carbon to my heart's content, because America is enjoying a new golden age of flammability." Read more...
Morning Open Thread
No really, it's a billboard that can generate up to 26 gallons of water a day from nothing but air. Read more...
Steve Stockman staffer Donny Ferguson claims that it was no big deal living on less than the suggested SNAP food stamps benefit cuts. But did he really? Read more...

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The World Bank is concerned about the effects of global warming and not in a distant-future sort of way. Read more...
Bisphenol A is used to line drinks cans and in tests affected the way genes work in the brains of laboratory rats. Read more...
Humanity is waking up to the fact that the dominant system of power is failing to provide us with health, happiness or meaning. The resulting crisis has become the catalyst for a profound transformation: millions of people are deciding that enough is enough -- the time has come to create a new world, a world that works for all life. Read more...
The American Lung Association released this Red Carriage television advertisement to highlight the efforts of big corporate polluters who are working to block clean air protections. Children, seniors and millions of others with chronic lung disease need to be protected from air pollution. Read more...
A 31-year-old woman admitted to a hospital in Galway, Ireland, late last month with severe back pain was revealed to be miscarrying, but doctors repeatedly refused to abort the fetus. Read more...