public health

SOURCES: Trump ‘Simply Does Not Care’ – 6 Members of Trump’s HIV/AIDS Advisory Council Have Quit (VIDEO)

SOURCES: Trump ‘Simply Does Not Care’ – 6 Members of Trump’s HIV/AIDS Advisory Council Have Quit (VIDEO)

Six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) have resigned in protest of the White House’s failure to support their work. When the Trump administration took power, it took down the Office of National AIDS Policy website. Additionally, President Trump has failed to appoint anyone to lead the White House Office of National […]

The Permafrost Is Melting And Releasing Killer Bacteria And Viruses (VIDEO)

The Permafrost Is Melting And Releasing Killer Bacteria And Viruses (VIDEO)

An ancient plague, frozen beneath the arctic ice for millennia, is suddenly released as the ice around it thaws. The disease makes its ways to civilization, killing billions and bringing civilization to a screeching halt. It sounds like science fiction. But as climate change accelerates, long-dormant pathogens and bacteria could awaken and wreak havoc across […]

Obamacare Repeal Could Violate International Law (VIDEO)

Obamacare Repeal Could Violate International Law (VIDEO)

Republicans have learned the hard way that repealing Obamacare isn’t easy. But repealing the landmark healthcare legislation may not just be difficult, but illegal under international law. According to a newly-published appeal from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR), a repeal that could cause nearly 30 million to lose […]

Trump’s De-Regulation Of Everything Is Genocide In Disguise (VIDEO)

Trump’s De-Regulation Of Everything Is Genocide In Disguise (VIDEO)

Last week, we witnessed another example of President Donald Trump effacing his predecessor’s legacy under the guise of eliminating “job-killing regulations.” In what Trump hailed as a “new energy revolution that celebrates American production on American soil,” the United States unraveled former President Barack Obama’s 2015 Clean Power Plan which was designed to reduce carbon pollution from […]

Utah GOPer Sponsors Bill To Declare Porn A ‘Public Health Crisis’ Worse Than Cocaine

Utah GOPer Sponsors Bill To Declare Porn A ‘Public Health Crisis’ Worse Than Cocaine

No matter how you may feel about the subject of pornography–be it pro or con–I think most of us can agree that we don’t need legislation to deal with the issue. Unless, of course, you happen to be Utah GOP State Senator Todd Weiler, who says porn is more dangerous than cocaine. Yes, he really […]

Texas School Districts Should Have Fryers Because ‘Liberty’

Texas School Districts Should Have Fryers Because ‘Liberty’

Texas Republicans are obsessed with liberty. Sid Miller is one of those Republicans, and as state agriculture commissioner, he believes the state’s ban on fried food and soda machines in Texas schools is wrong because of liberty and freedom. From NPR: “But Miller insists his proposal is not about treating kids to fried food. ‘We’re […]

Cat Ownership Raises the Chance of Severe Mental Illness in Adulthood

Cat Ownership Raises the Chance of Severe Mental Illness in Adulthood

When it comes to childhood pets, cats are about as common as they come. But, cats come with a dark side… Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have conducted a study wherein they discovered childhood cat ownership raises the risk of being diagnosed with severe mental illnesses later life, including schizophrenia. From Science Recorder: “The researchers, […]