March 12, 2015

KQED March 20, 2015 By Lisa Aliferis Hundreds of pages of newly-found documents show that the sugar industry worked closely with the federal government in the late 1960s and early 1970s to determine a research agenda to prevent cavities in children, researchers who analyzed the documents say. “The sugar industry … …

February 24, 2015

The New York Times, 2/24/15 By Shaila Dewan Darren Hodges, a Tea Party Republican and councilman in the windy West Texas city of Fort Stockton, is a fierce defender of his town’s decision to ban plastic bags. It was a local solution to a local problem and one, he says, …

December 17, 2014

HealthCanal.com December 12, 2014 More than 300 million Americans live in states without protection against indoor e-cigarette aerosol exposure. Forty states have enacted laws prohibiting the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), including e-cigarettes, to minors, but 10 states and the District of Columbia still permit such sales, according …