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Millions exposed to dangerous lead levels in US drinking water, report finds

Millilons exposed to dangersMore than 18 million Americans are served drinking water by providers that have violated federal laws concerning lead in water, with only a tiny proportion of offenses resulting in any penalty, a new report has found.

The toxic water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is “not anomalous”, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report states, with widespread violations of national rules designed to protect people from lead, a known neurotoxin that is harmful even in small doses.

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One-third of hospitals in poor countries have no running water, researchers say

Hopitals without running waterRunning water is essential to providing basic healthcare, but in developing countries where the population lives without running water, doctors must weigh the danger of not washing hands, instruments or wounds during surgery against not performing a procedure at all.

More than one-third of hospitals in developing countries do not have running water, researchers at Johns Hopkins University found in a review of surgical studies.

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Americans spending billions on alternative medicine

Alternative medicine Americans spend a good chunk of their healthcare dollars on alternative medicine, such as acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care and natural supplements, a new government report shows.

In fact, they paid more than $30 billion out of pocket in 2012 on chiropractors and other complementary health practitioners, as well as supplements and other forms of alternative medicine.

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Philadelphia Becomes First Major City To Tax Soda

sweetened drinksPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney scored a victory that eluded more than 40 U.S. public officials who took on the powerful U.S. soda industry when the city council voted on Thursday to slap a tax on sweetened drinks.

After a bitter, months-lohttp://tvnewslies.org/tvnl/administrator/index.php?option=com_contentng battle, the city council voted 13-4 to approve a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet drinks. The council already approved the plan in a preliminary vote last week, and the outcome had not been expected to change.

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Can coffee cause cancer? Only if it's very hot, says WHO agency

WHO: Coffee does not cause cancerThere is no conclusive evidence that drinking coffee causes cancer, the World Health Organization's cancer agency said on Wednesday in a reverse of its previous warning, but it also said all "very hot" drinks are probably carcinogenic.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) had previously rated coffee as "possibly carcinogenic" but has changed its mind.

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California to ask feds to allow undocumented immigrants to use Obamacare

Jerry BrownCalifornia could become the first state to ask the federal government to let undocumented immigrants buy insurance under the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare.

Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, signed legislation Friday that attempts to allow people in the country illegally to purchase the insurance through Covered California without costing the state or federal government anything.

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Lawsuits Target Catholic Hospitals For Refusing To Provide Emergency Miscarriage Management

lawsuits against Catholic hospitalsEight years ago, Dr. Lori Freedman began a study of how the medical practices of obstetrician-gynecologists are affected by abortion training they received during their residencies — and she stumbled on an unexpected finding.

Freedman’s study, “Where there’s a heartbeat,” found that OB-GYNs working in Catholic-owned hospitals were sometimes forced to delay inducing labor for women whose pregnancies threatened their health. Their hospitals’ ethics committees either insisted they wait for the fetal heartbeat to cease before terminating the pregnancy or that they transfer the patient to another facility.

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