Trump’s Moves to Protect Polluters Are Sickening

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By Rhea Suh, Natural Resources Defense Council From disastrous rollbacks to confirmation of the worst-ever EPA head, this administration is hell-bent on destroying the health of our environment—and the American people. A gas drilling rig near homes in the Colorado Rockies iStock For all the...
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Supreme Court Showdown Over Nursing-Home Arbitration

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By Scott Nelson, Public Citizen About a million-and-a-half Americans, mostly elderly, are in nursing homes. Mortality rates in nursing homes are high, and abuse and neglect are common. When victims and their families sue nursing homes for deaths or injuries resulting from improper care, they...
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Lead: The Sneaky Ingredient in Your Lipstick and Lotion

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By Anna Low-Beer, U.S. PIRG Late last year, the Food and Drug Administration announced new guidelines for the level of lead allowed in lipstick and other cosmetics. I know what you’re thinking: isn’t there already a rule that says that lead — a toxic heavy metal — is not...
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