This year’s County Health Rankings elevate the intrinsic connections between health and opportunity, underscoring the considerable inequities that put certain communities at greater risk of poor health and disease.
The CEO of an investment company with coal mine holdings has ludicrous ideas about worker safety. He thinks coal miners should rely on their natural instincts to be safe. He says emergency breathing equipment, rescue chambers, and proximity detectors are a waste of money.
U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter has died at age 88, after three decades of fighting for women's rights and public health in Congress.
A survey of cannabis workers in Colorado reflects a growing interest by occupational health professionals to research and publicize worker safety for the rapidly growing industry.
The latest resource list on articles and reports describing unsafe and illegal working conditions in global supply chains producing consumer goods for the world economy. In addition to the usual tales of exploitation and woe, there have been victories for supply chain workers over the past several months.
In addition to a problematic funding announcement, the Title X program faces grantee selection from an abstinence-only advocate and the threat of elimination from House Republicans.
About two weeks ago, federal health officials released a new funding announcement for the nation’s Title X family planning program, which serves millions of women each year. In the entire 60-page document, you won’t find the words “contraception” or “contraceptive” mentioned even once.
The newspaper headline was “Streator teen killed in workplace accident." But the details of what happened to Hunter Wolfe, 17, tells me his death was anything but “an accident.”
Striking West Virginia educators are inspiring teachers across the country; U.S. appeals court rules that bias laws also prohibit workplace discrimination against transgender people; Austin extends its new paid sick leave rule to city temp workers; and congressional Democrats introduce legislation to protect workers' tips.