(NEW YORK) -- Many baby formula milk companies allegedly exploit parents' emotions and "manipulate" scientific data to boost sales, according to a major new analysis published in The Lancet.The analysis, led by Professor Nigel Rollins of the World Health Organization, said urgent clampdowns are... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new warning from the Food and Drug Administration urges consumers to beware of marketers attempting to sell illegal and unproven mpox "medication" and "cures" in order to swindle scared, vulnerable people and bilk them out of their money.The agency also... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Companies across the tech industry have announced layoffs, affecting thousands of workers in the first few weeks of 2023. Company officials have often cited economic uncertainty and fears of a recession in their job-cutting, cost-cutting decisions.It follows a volatile 2022, which... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the incoming chair of the committee focused on health, on Tuesday called out Moderna for looking at a more-than-quadruple spike of its COVID-19 vaccine prices.“How many of these Americans will die from COVID-19 as a result of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Every year, an estimated 45 billion menstrual products are used around the world, with each person who menstruates generating more than 400 pounds of waste in their lifetime, according to an article from Plastic Oceans International.It’s an environmental crisis that rarely... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As investigators continue to gather clues about Saturday night's shooting in a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub that has left 5 people dead and 25 people injured as of Monday afternoon, LGBTQ rights groups have said that there is an increased state... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. social media companies are prioritizing making a profit over taking down harmful rhetoric that leads to violent extremists perpetuating the ideology, according to a Senate Homeland Security Committee report released on Wednesday."Social media companies have failed to meaningfully address the growing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A rude awakening for the tech industry this year has triggered a slew of layoffs at major companies.Sales at top tech firms have retreated from the blistering pace attained during the pandemic, when billions across the world were forced into isolation.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden, little more than a week away from Election Day, presented something of an ultimatum to gas and oil companies: ramp up production or pay a higher tax rate."It's time for these companies to stop war profiteering, meet their responsibilities... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Jenny Mitchell said she first started using chemical hair-straightening products in 2000 when she was in third grade.Nearly two decades later, Mitchell, now 32, was diagnosed with uterine cancer, despite having no family history of the disease. She said she had... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Eleven civil rights and democracy groups have sent a new letter calling for social media CEOs to combat and curb the rampant problem of election disinformation ahead of the upcoming midterm elections as advocates warn that they expect disinformation to increase... Read More.
(LVIV, Ukraine) -- Ukrainian and foreign tech companies are providing an array of tech and cyber support to Ukraine in its fight against Russia, Ukrainian officials and tech experts said, with some of the country’s top commanders saying they plan to buy about 1,000... Read More.