June 2010

US Government Finds Dangerous Residues in Meat

Many food consumers worry about pathogens like E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria in their meat. But according to a new government report, they should worry more about veterinary drugs, pesticides and heavy metals in their food. A new Office of Inspector General (OIG) report released la
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For Poor, America’s A Sinking Ship

Across the US, poor communities are grossly under-served: education, nutrition, housing and health care. To a large extent, this explains the chasm in life expectancy between white people and so-called minorities. How much worse does it get? A Brandeis University study recently unders
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