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Humans Have Made a Quantum Leap Yet Everybody is Angry

We are living in an unheralded time of peace and plenty – the data show the human race has made a quantum leap in that regard – but everybody is angry.

Americans are Angry and Want Radical Change

The percent of Americans who think the country is going in the wrong direction has averaged 68% since 2005.  Similarly, two-thirds of all 2016 voters thought America needed “radical change.” At the height of his popularity, Bernie Sanders, promising a revolution, polled favorably with 60% of America’s...
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100 Objects That Shaped Public Health

From the Obscure to the Everyday, These Objects Tell the Story

Public health impacts all of us, in every corner of the globe, every day of our lives — not only our health and safety, but also how we live, what we wear, what we eat, what happens to our environment and the stewardship of our planet. For better or worse, these 100 objects have made their mark on public health. Some, such as vaccines, have helped...
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Food Packaging Included in California’s New Product Safety Regs Work Plan

In February 2018, California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released a Draft Three-Year Priority Product Work Plan for 2018 through 2020 (Draft Work Plan that includes food packaging as a priority category.  DTSC is required to issue a work plan every three years under the state’s Green Chemistry Initiative and the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) implementing regulations

The SCP regulations establish a four-step process to identify and regulate products that may expose consumers to toxic chemicals. Read more

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