Environment and Health

One Montana County’s Medicare-for-All Coverage

One Montana County’s Medicare-for-All Coverage

Back when he presided over the Senate’s health care reform debate, Max Baucus, chairman of the all-powerful Senate Finance Committee, had said everything was on the table — except for single-payer universal health care. When doctors, nurses, and others rose in his hearing to insist that single payer be included in the debate, the Montana Democrat had them arrested. As more stood up, Baucus could be heard on his open microphone saying, “We need more police.”

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No Fracking Way

Flames exploding from kitchen taps. Livestock dropping dead from tainted water. People in small towns noticing an unusual stench, experiencing acute headaches, and blacking out.

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Watch Out for Those Brain Cancer Apps

While they emphasized that future research is needed to establish a more definitive connection, the researchers’ comprehensive review of relevant studies does suggest that an increased risk of glioma, a type of brain cancer, is associated with mobile phone use.

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