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Mercury no more
Posted On: August 15, 2017
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August 16, 2017 is a historic day. The Minamata Convention on Mercury, a global treaty that will phase out mercury-based medical devices by 2020, enters into force.

Banned yesterday, here today: Banned flame retardants present in umbilical blood
Posted On: August 7, 2017
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Restricted over a decade ago in the United States, persistent and health-harming flame retardants are still being passed through blood from mothers to their babies.

The War on America's Health
Gary Cohen
Posted On: July 19, 2017
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In his latest Huffington Post article, Gary Cohen reflects on the Administration's efforts to deny our right to a healthy environment.

Harvesting health and hope through farmer-health care cooperation
Posted On: July 19, 2017
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Hundreds of families in Albuquerque receive fresh veggies through a unique partnership between a farmers cooperative and a health system.

Health Care Without Harm urges EPA to protect programs
Posted On: July 17, 2017
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For over 20 years, Health Care Without Harm has worked closely with the Environmental Protection Agency to protect human and environmental health. Health Care Without Harm was founded after an EPA report identified medical waste incineration as...

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