Tag Archives: U.S.

216 Scholarships Awarded for the 2019 U.S. Conference on AIDS

Out of 1,112 applications, 216 people received scholarships to attend this year’s United States Conference on AIDS (USCA 2019). That means a lot of folks were turned down, disappointed and down-right upset. Those concerns were addressed in a blog post by Paul Kawata, the executive director of NMAC, formerly known as the National Minority AIDS… Read More »

J&J’s greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial

NORMAN, Okla. (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson’s greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug crisis. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter, who filed the… Read More »

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting decisions by U.S. juries that found it caused cancer in people. FILE PHOTO: A woman uses a Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller spray without glyphosate in a garden in Ercuis near… Read More »