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Shelling at Ukraine nuclear plant raises fears over health, environment threats

Aug 8, 2022 The UN is urging inspectors with the International Atomic Agency to be allowed access to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant to check for radiation leaks after the site came under fire again over the weekend.

Jon Stewart Slams GOP for Stalling Veteran Health Care Bill

NowThis News – Jul 28, 2022 ‘[The] Senate’s where accountability goes to die’ — Jon Stewart slammed GOP senators for stalling legislation that would support veterans affected by burn pits See related: Jon Stewart slams Congress over benefits for 9/11 … Continue reading

Jon Stewart: GOP Using False Talking Point On Veterans Health Bill

MSNBC – Jul 29, 2022 Host and veterans advocate Jon Stewart and activist Paul Rieckhoff join Morning Joe to discuss Republican senators who voted against a bill that would provide support to veterans affected by toxic burn pits after they … Continue reading

Jon Stewart Excoriates GOP Senators For Blocking Veterans’ Health Bill

Jul 28, 2022 Jon Stewart, comedian and activist, expresses his fury and frustration with Senate Republicans who blocked the bipartisan Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act, or PACT Act, which would have expanded VA health care eligibility to more than … Continue reading

Prison Health Expert Warns Monkeypox Could “Dramatically Increase” Behind Bars, Calls for CD C Action

Jul 29, 2022 The first case of monkeypox behind bars was reported in Chicago this week, and health experts are warning that jails could accelerate the spread as they are dangerously unprepared to combat against a virus that spreads through … Continue reading

Dems Slam GOP Senators for Voting Against Expanding Veteran Health Care

Jul 28, 2022 ‘They have just sentenced veterans to death’ — Democratic senators ripped into their Republican colleagues for stalling legislation that would extend health care benefits to veterans who had been exposed to burn pits. The PACT Act initially … Continue reading

Sen. Chris Coons on Joe Manchin, Dem Breakthrough on Climate and Healthcare | Amanpour and Company

Jul 28, 2022 Senate Democrats have reached an agreement to kickstart President Biden’s long-stalled economic agenda. Democratic Senator and close Biden ally Chris Coons played a key role in advancing the talks, and he joins Walter Isaacson to discuss the … Continue reading

Senate agreement on climate change, health care revives Biden’s legislative agenda

Jul 28, 2022 Senate Democrats are lauding a deal on a spending package to reduce the deficit, lower health care costs, raise corporate taxes and combat climate change. It’s a stunning development after more than a year of negotiations had … Continue reading

WHO declares monkeypox a global health emergency

Jul 23, 2022 The global monkeypox outbreak has been declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization (WHO) – the strongest call to action the agency can make. Monkeypox is a viral infection typically found … Continue reading

Midwest Healthy Ag: Mapping Agricultural Lands: From Conventional to Regenerative

May 3 2022 A live conversation with the Midwest Healthy Ag team that wrote the recently published paper: Mapping Agricultural Lands: From Conventional to Regenerative. Read the paper here:…