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Trump Steals from Public Health to Give to Defense: Experts Predict Budget Cuts Will Lead Millions to Premature Death

Trump Steals from Public Health to Give to Defense: Experts Predict Budget Cuts Will Lead Millions to Premature Death

Last month, President Donald Trump announced plans to slash budgets in most federal programs, not including Social Security and Medicare.... (Continue)

CDC: Asbestos Is Still a Major Concern – Here’s a Look at the Latest Numbers

CDC: Asbestos Is Still a Major Concern – Here’s a Look at the Latest Numbers

Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its newest data regarding asbestos exposure across the... (Continue)

The FACT Act of 2017 Protects ‘Innocent Businesses’ at the Expense of Asbestos Victims and Veterans

The FACT Act of 2017 Protects ‘Innocent Businesses’ at the Expense of Asbestos Victims and Veterans

Earlier this month, the House Judiciary Committee voted 19-11 to pass the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2017.... (Continue)

What David Shulkin Promises to Do as Secretary of the Department of Veteran’s Affairs

What David Shulkin Promises to Do as Secretary of the Department of Veteran’s Affairs

In the midst of the 2 longest wars in our nation’s history (ISIS and Afghanistan), the person chosen to lead... (Continue)

Mesothelioma Cases Will Spike in Years to Come, Says Australian Doctor

Mesothelioma Cases Will Spike in Years to Come, Says Australian Doctor

First asbestos killed the miners who pulled it from the earth. Next it was the shipbuilders and line workers who... (Continue)

Scott Pruitt’s Answers on Asbestos Leave Families Worrying about Toxic Chemicals

Scott Pruitt’s Answers on Asbestos Leave Families Worrying about Toxic Chemicals

Donald Trump’s nomination of Scott Pruitt to be the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a lot of... (Continue)

Donald Trump & EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt Love Asbestos, Despite the Deadly Facts

Donald Trump & EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt Love Asbestos, Despite the Deadly Facts

Fact: asbestos is an extremely toxic substance. Between 12,000-15,000 Americans die every year every year from asbestos-related diseases. The World... (Continue)

American Heart Month: How to Recognize the Signs, Advocate Change, and Improve Heart Health for All Americans

American Heart Month: How to Recognize the Signs, Advocate Change, and Improve Heart Health for All Americans

Every 80 seconds, a person dies from heart disease and stroke. In fact, heart disease is the number 1 killer... (Continue)

Mary Tyler Moore: Actress, Activist, Author, and Producer Dies from Pneumonia Complications Age 80

Mary Tyler Moore: Actress, Activist, Author, and Producer Dies from Pneumonia Complications Age 80

It was sadly announced yesterday that Mary Tyler Moore, American television icon, passed away at age 80. Moore, who had... (Continue)

Libby, Montana Victims Finally Reach $25M Settlement for State’s Failure to Protect Them from Asbestos-Containing Vermiculite

Libby, Montana Victims Finally Reach $25M Settlement for State’s Failure to Protect Them from Asbestos-Containing Vermiculite

Nearly 100 years ago, a mine opened in Libby, Montana that produced vermiculite. This mine was later bought by W.... (Continue)

Here’s Why There Is a Problem with Trump’s Plan to ‘Bring Back Manufacturing Jobs’

Here’s Why There Is a Problem with Trump’s Plan to ‘Bring Back Manufacturing Jobs’

“Vast numbers of manufacturing jobs in Pennsylvania have moved to Mexico and other countries,” President-elect Donald Trump tweeted on August... (Continue)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Why It’s Important to Pursue Social and Economic Justice

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Why It’s Important to Pursue Social and Economic Justice

Most people know Martin Luther King Jr. for his revolutionary civil rights activism. During the 1950s and 60s he became... (Continue)