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- “Lead Wars” – The politics of prevention and responsibility May 22, 2013A new book from Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner tells the disheartening story of our country's ongoing failure to fully protect children from lead poisoning
- Healthcare costs and tradeoffs: Air conditioners and teachers’ salaries edition May 21, 2013Ezra Klein talks to Bill Gates and Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber about investing in disease prevention and the tradeoffs in healthcare spending decisions.
- Teenagers’ calorie consumption at McDonalds versus Subway May 20, 2013Researchers compare the calories purchased by teenagers at McDonald's versus Subway.
- Happy Bike to Work Day! May 17, 2013For more safe bicycle commuting, cities should invest in bicycling infrastructure and enforce safety rules.
- Colorado community demanded health impact review of 200 proposed natural gas wells May 16, 2013The residents of Battlement Mesa didn't want their "Colorado Dream" to turn into a nightmare because of a proposed hydrofracking project. They turned to a Health Impact Assessment for help.
- Waiting for Obama Administration to deliver on new worker safety regulations, probably shouldn’t hold my breath May 15, 2013Spring 2013 looked like it would be a banner season for progress by the Obama Administration on new worker safety regulations; not so much anymore.
- Wage theft in South Florida: Nation’s first county with wage theft protections reports on progress and perils May 14, 2013Earlier this month, Florida lawmakers wrapped up their latest legislative session. And nearly 500 miles south of Tallahassee in Miami-Dade County, workers' rights advocates breathed yet another sigh of relief.
- Occupational Health News Roundup May 13, 2013A fire at a Bangladesh factory increases the death toll of workers in that country and increases pressure on retailers who sell clothing made in Bangladesh; fast-food workers in St. Louis walk off the job, demanding higher pay and the right to unionize; and retired football players often face high healthcare costs after their NFL insurance has expired.
- “Enough is enough” – Asian labor rights advocates call for change as death toll mounts in Bangladesh May 10, 2013The Asia Network for the Rights of Occupational and Environmental Victims (ANROEV), meeting in Bangkok this week, called for changes in the system that has led to disasters that have killed more than 1300 workers in the past eight months.
- Pakistan sees first polio case since vaccination campaign disrupted May 9, 2013Earlier this week, a UN official told AFP that a child in North Waziristan, Pakistan had contracted polio -- the first reported case since tribesman in North Waziristan stopped authorities from conducted a vaccination campaign in June last year
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- Fracking ad appeals to cash strapped farmers on a Modesto radio station today, ow.ly/lgKwG Ironically thinkaboutit.org 17 hours ago
- Cutting-edge plant disease resistance video: vote for Elenor Castillo in NSF Video & Poster Competition: posterhall.org/igert2013/post… #igert2012 1 day ago
- RT @srbeckley: Interesting - #bees Honeybees trained in Croatia to find land mines sfgate.com/news/science/a… via @SFGate 2 days ago