The pesticide is in a class of organophosphates chemically similar to a nerve gas developed by Nazi Germany before World War II.
By Joseph Pisani, Associated Press
The world's largest retailer said the new rules will take effect in July in an effort to combat tobacco sales to minors.
By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News
The U.S. faces a growing shortage of mental health professionals trained to work with young people at a time when depression and anxiety are on the rise.
By Jim Daley, Scientific American
As scientists discover neonicotinoid pesticides in unexpected locations and associated with health problems, a growing body of research challenges the assumption these are safer and less likely to spread than other types of pesticide.
By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News
In the wake of a Kaiser Health News investigation, the agency will no longer let device makers file reports of harm outside a widely used public database.
Facebook has banned several high-profile accounts it says engage in “violence and hate." The move also follows several recent acts of violence livestreamed on the company's site. Facebook employs thousands of people known as moderators, who are on the frontlines…
By Nsikan Akpan, Gretchen Frazee, Courtney Norris
Advocates for reproductive and LGBTQ rights are questioning whether the administration’s rule is constitutional, and worry it will lead to women and LGBTQ people being denied health care.
President Trump intends to expand rules that allow health care workers to opt out of participating in certain services on religious or moral grounds. While conservatives celebrated what they call “conscience protections,” LGBTQ and women’s advocates warned the change would…
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press
A pharmaceutical company founder accused of bribing doctors across the U.S. to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray was convicted Thursday in a case that exposed such marketing tactics as using a stripper-turned-sales-rep to give a physician a lap dance.
The rule would likely require that hospitals, universities, clinics and other institutions that receive funding from federal programs certify that they comply with some 25 federal laws protecting conscience and religious rights.
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