EPA Official Accused of Helping Monsanto ‘Kill’ Glyphosate-Cancer Link

Newly unsealed documents show an EPA official may have helped kill a study linking glyphosate to cancer.


Wanting to Avoid Panic, Calif. State Officials Hid Cell Phone Risks

The state of California was forced by a Superior Court judge this month to release guidelines for safe cell phone use that they feared would cause panic.


DEA Drops Marijuana Myths from its Website Following Legal Challenge

Faced with a legal challenge by a pro-marijuana nonprofit group, the DEA has removed several misleading statements about marijuana from its website.


Shocking Pollution Levels Discovered in the Mariana Trench

In a new report, researchers document how humans have polluted the mariana trench, the deepest part of the ocean, with PCBs and other chemicals.


Pharma Industry Ads Seek to Draw Attention away from Drug Costs

Pharmaceutical industry lobbyists are launching a massive ad campaign aimed at changing people’s opinions of the industry.


Retailers in Italy Boycott Nutella over Concerns it Could Cause Cancer

Retailers in Italy are boycotting Nutella because it’s made with palm oil, which regulators say can cause cancer when heated to a certain temperature.


Monsanto is Being Sued by Port of Portland over PCB Contamination

The Port of Portland is suing Monsanto over PCB contamination, alleging the company knew the hazards of PCBs as early as 1937, but did nothing.


Washington State Sues Monsanto over PCB Pollution

The state of Washington is suing Monsanto over the company’s production of PCBs, which have contaminated “every waterway in the state.”


The Surgeon General Has a Plan to Fix the Opioid Crisis

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released a 428-page report that includes shocking statistics and a plan for fixing the nation’s opioid crisis.


Women’s Cancer Deaths Expected to Climb 60% by 2030

The number of cancer deaths in women is expected to increase 60 percent by 2030, particularly in low- and medium-income countries.


If You’re a Heavy Drinker, This Study Might Make You Cut Back

A meta-analysis of numerous studies suggests that drinking alcohol may actually cause seven types of cancer. Maybe we should all cut down a little.


Citizens in These 3 US States Took Action on Water Fluoridation Bans

More communities are stopping their drinking water from being fluoridated, and a handful of U.S. towns went to the polls on Nov. 8 to voice their opinions.


Review: Agent Orange Linked to Bladder Cancer, Hypothyroidism, Parkinson’s

New information reveals Monsanto and Dow’s weed killer Agent Orange used during the Vietnam War harmed more people than previously thought.


U.N. Expert Calls Junk Food a Human Rights Concern

A U.N. expert says that junk food is a human rights issue, and that poor people often have to choose between affordable food and nutritious food.


Drink Alcohol? This Might Cut Your Risk of Alcohol-Related Early Death

A new study links exercise with a lower risk of dying early from alcohol-related cancer and other health problems. Cool, right?


Yet Another Sign our Modern Diet is Harming Future Generations

Children in the United Kingdom are consuming double the amount of the recommended daily allowance of sugar. An initiative to combat the problem is underway.


Why Are Cancer Cases in Children on the Rise in the U.K.?

Researchers were shocked to find that the number of cancer diagnoses among children and young people in the U.K. had risen 40% in the past 16 years.