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The E.P.A.’s Top 10 Toxic Threats, and Industry’s Pushback
New York Times - Health : October 21, 2017, 5:16 am
The Environmental Protection Agency published a list of potential threats it would evaluate first under a new law. Interest groups are lining up in opposition.
TRUMP RULES: Why Is the E.P.A. Soft on Toxic Chemicals? An Industry Insider Gets Her Way
New York Times - Health : October 21, 2017, 5:09 am
A scientist who worked for the chemical industry now dictates policy on hazardous chemicals. Within the E.P.A., there is fear that public health is at risk.
W.H.O. Names Mugabe a ‘Good-Will Ambassador,’ and the World Balks
New York Times - Health : October 21, 2017, 4:38 am
The decision outraged medical professionals, rights groups and others who took to social media to call it an “insult” and “a sick joke.”
Memoir of Growing Up Fat Forces France to Look in the Mirror
New York Times - Health : October 21, 2017, 2:00 am
Gabrielle Deydier’s plaintive account and sociological study exposes the many ways the obese face censure and insensitivity.
Mind: How Fiction Becomes Fact on Social Media
New York Times - Health : October 20, 2017, 12:06 pm
Platforms like Facebook and Twitter offer up memes designed to feel real, if only for an instant — long enough for our minds to make a false connection.