Wounded soldiers returning from Iraq are increasingly being wrongly diagnosed by the military, which prevents them from collecting benefits.
A medical breakthrough has provoked opposition from conservatives, consumer advocates and antivaccine groups.
The shoddy construction of FEMA's trailers has led to an epidemic of respiratory illness among Katrina refugees.
A new biography of Timothy Leary reveals the mixed-up sociopath behind the "turn on, tune in, drop out" mantra.
The United States has fueled a worldwide overreaction to the threat of a bird
flu pandemic, putting AIDS, malaria, malnutrition and other crucial
global health programs at risk.
Tina Rosenberg is wrong to argue in the New York Times that
environmentalists who fought to limit the use of DDT have contributed
to the worldwide spread of malaria.
Large factory farms, not migratory birds, are now seen as breeding
grounds for the avian flu virus. Donald Rumsfeld is getting rich off
his investment in Tamiflu. Can this pandemic get any crazier?
Complicated drug plans are the result of promises fulfilled.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is suing Kellogg and Viacom for using cartoon characters to brainwash kids into consuming mass amounts of junk food.
The toxic food industry is fueling a preventable epidemic of diabetes. Most
vulnerable are poor children, barraged with ads urging them
to eat the sugar and grease-laden food that will eventually kill them.