In a leaked draft opinion overturning Roe v Wade, Justice Alito ignores extensive evidence about how important the right to abortion has been to U.S. society and that removing it will cause tremendous suffering.
Last week was Workers Memorial Week, and workers and their supporters around the country marked the occasion by remembering those killed on the job and by occupational illnesses. It was also an occasion to call for changes to make workplaces safer and prevent future fatalities.
Last week, EPA released a draft toxicological assessment of formaldehyde that the Trump administration had suppressed for years.
A new CDC report on 2020 maternal mortality rates has unsurprising but disturbing findings: Maternal deaths increased compared to the previous year, and the increases were larger among Black and Hispanic women than White women.
In response to a presidential memorandum, the Task Force on Scientific Integrity released its report on how federal agencies can improve their policies for protecting scientific integrity.
On December 1, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and the questions from the Republican-appointed justices indicated that the Court is likely to overturn Roe v. Wade.
On October 4, HHS announced a final rule to undo a horrible Trump administration action that resulted in the Title X family planning program’s capacity being cut in half.
Texas SB 8 and the Supreme Court majority’s response to it are both appalling.
The public health community was alarmed by CDC’s May guidance indicating vaccinated people could stop wearing masks. On July 27th, CDC updated its guidance to advise that fully vaccinated people “wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission.”
In a “Request for Information to Improve Federal Scientific Integrity Policies,” the White House Office of Scientific and Technology Policy invites input until 5pm on July 28.