New global research links income inequality to the poor fitness of America’s youth.
The richest Americans now live 10-15 years longer than the poorest.
Startling new data from the National Academy of Sciences suggest that extreme inequality may be exacting a much steeper price — on our health — than we’ve up to now expected.
FPIF Co-director Emira Woods gives keynote address at 22nd Annual California State Africa/ Diaspora Conference on Health and Human Security.
Football fans have a high tolerance for pain — in others — and show little sympathy for the plight of the players who now are seeking redress for their injuries.
Paul Ryan’s 2013 budget shows not only that the GOP is wildly out of touch with average Americans, but that they lack the ability to lead us anywhere but off a cliff.
As the climate changes, a deadly disease is on the rise.
Health Care Workers Demand That Congress Generate Jobs, Not Health Care Cuts, in ‘Take Back the Capitol’ Week
Underemployed workers, jobless people, health care workers, and protesters marched to K Street, where they confronted corporate CEOs and lobbyists for some of the country’s largest companies, which have avoided paying their fair share of taxes for years.
Although you’re unlikely to have read about it in the press, the ongoing health crisis in Fallujah shows that the legacy of the U.S. war in Iraq is far from over.
Triclosan can impair thyroid function, upset estrogen and testosterone levels, and promote problems that could interfere with fetal development.
War and militarism have catastrophic effects on human health and well being.
International civil society organizations urge G-20 leaders to make progress on taxing financial speculation at summit in Seoul.
Few Americans have a clear memory of our nuclear history — part of our heritage, just like the cruel deeds of 9/11/01.
The diverse, and unknown, range of chemicals we’re exposed to is increasingly unhealthy.
A recent report by some of the nation’s leading public health professionals describes the toll that toxic chemicals are taking on our health and our budget.