Health, Science and Environment

Six young women went to the U.N. yesterday to present a document that has no precedent: a Global Girls' Bill of Rights.

Last March, Canada's department of health changed the way it handles the huge amount of data that companies submit when seeking approval for a new drug, biological treatment, or medical device — or a new use for an existing one. For the first time, Health Canada is making large chunks of this information publicly available after it approves or rejects applications.

EPA Proposes New Regulations For Lead In Drinking Water

Oct 11, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a new proposal that would change how communities test for lead in drinking water. It's the first major update to the Lead and Copper Rule in nearly 30 years, but it does not go as far as many health advocates had hoped.

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