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Author: Jonathan Kantrowitz

Black-white wage gaps expand with rising wage inequality

Source:Economic Policy Institute The Economic Policy Institute recently released a report from EPI’s Valerie Wilson and William M Rodgers III of Rutgers titled, “Black-white wage gaps expand with

Annual health care costs and lost earnings in the United States from low-level but daily exposure to hazardous chemicals commonly found in plastic bottles, etc. exceeds $340 billion,

Source: NYU LANGONE MEDICAL CENTER / NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Annual health care costs and lost earnings in the United States from low-level but daily exposure to hazardous chemicals

My Health: Supplements

I take a large number of supplements more or less daily. The three I regard as most essential, whose benefits are well known are Aspirin (see

Toxic Chemicals Found in Kids’ Makeup Product

Source: The Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut Findings from the new report published today show potentially harmful chemicals could be in the products marketed to your kids. Protecting your

Scientists map genome of African diaspora in the Americas

Source:UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO ANSCHUTZ MEDICAL CAMPUS Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus along with colleagues at Johns Hopkins University and other institutions have

Too many CT youth are being sent to jail

Source:Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance Twenty years ago large, prison-like facilities were the norm in juvenile justice systems. Today we know that these environments are the most expensive and

SNAP Lifts Millions of Kids out of Poverty

Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities SNAP (formerly food stamps) not only helps a wide-ranging group of children, it lifts millions of them out of poverty, protecting them from the long-term

Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) may reduce levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream

Source:THE ENDOCRINE SOCIETY Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) and other endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) may reduce levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream, according to a new study published in the

SNAP Import to Millions of Families with Children

Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will help about 20 million children each month this year. SNAP’s support is critical for America’s

Latest Archaeology Research Reports – Israel & Near East, Europe, Americas

Full reports are available at http://archaeologynewsreport.blogspot.com/ Israel/Near East A 1,500 Year Old Livestock Stable was Exposed in the ‘Avdat’ National Park Jonathan Kantrowitz at Archaeology