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Bayer to pay $2 billion after losing suit that claims weedkiller Roundup causes cancer

Bottles of Roundup weed killer move along the production line at the herbicide manufacturing facility operated by Monsanto. Jasper Juinen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bayer on Monday was ordered by a Northern California jury to pay more than $ 2 billion to a couple who say they were diagnosed with cancer after using the… Read More »

A Prescription For What Costs $117 Billion A Year And 10 Percent Of Premature Deaths In America

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) this month released the first-ever revision to the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans since the document’s first publishing in 2008. In it, the HHS underscored not only the essential role the guidelines play in setting the bar for a more physically active nation, but also the… Read More »