The world’s leading brands of bottled water are contaminated with tiny plastic particles, report shows.Read More
As the 1,000th day of the U.S.-backed Saudi airstrike campaign in Yemen passed this week, humanitarian agencies recorded the one millionth case of cholera to infect the war-torn country, where 80 percent of the population lacks adequate access to food, clean water, and healthcare.
Luxturna, the first gene therapy treatment approved in the United States for a rare, inherited form of blindness, will have a wholesale acquisition cost of $850,000 U.S….
Yemen today is the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with nearly 70 percent of the population in need of aid, according to the United Nations. “In…
One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015—about 9 million—could be attributed to disease from environmental pollution, according to a major…
N.C. State University scientists conducting a study in Cape Fear River in Wilmington, North Carolina, have detected a persistent toxic industrial chemical known simply as GenX in the drinking…
‘Four Horsemen’ is an award-winning, critically acclaimed British documentary feature film directed by Ross Ashcroft, released in the UK on March 14, 2012. The film criticizes the system of fractional reserve banking, debt-based economy and political lobbying by “too big to fail” banks, which it regards as a serious threat not only to liberal, Western-style democracy, but to the entire Western civilization itself.
UN report says pesticides are having ‘catastrophic impacts’ on human health and environment while failing to end hunger.
According to a new study, brain activity may continue for over 10 minutes after one’s body appears to have died.
The human mind suffers when faced with a constant barrage of lying, as leading psychologists have discovered, and lies are eventually accepted as truth.
On Thursday, January 12, 2017, 13 Democrats split from the majority of the party to join the Republican majority in the Senate in voting against a proposal submitted by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and co-sponsored with Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), that would allow U.S. citizens to legally import prescription drugs from Canada at lower prices. The amendment was voted down with the final vote count at 52 to 46, with one senator each from both parties not voting. Meanwhile, 13 Republicans surprisingly defected from the party majority to cross the aisle in favor of it.