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Authors of the bill said your reproductive health information can be sold to the highest bidder, turned over to the government and weaponized against you. SAN DIEGO — Two San Diego County Supervisors are calling on the county to join the effort to pass federal protections for data related to reproductive health.  Congresswoman Sara Jacobs …

Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law House Bill 2401. House Bill 2401 amends the act of July 19, 1979, known as the Health Care Facilities Act, to extend regulatory waivers that went into effect over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. This extension will allow many waivers to remain in place until October 31, 2022 unless …

BOSTON — Today, in response to the US Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v Wade, Governor Charlie Baker signed an executive order to protect access to reproductive health care services in the Commonwealth. “I am deeply disappointed in today’s decision by the Supreme Court which will have major consequences for women across the country who …

Workplaces can be places of both opportunity and risk for mental health. On the one hand, workplaces that promote good mental health and reduce work stress not only enhance mental and physical health but are also likely to reduce absenteeism, improve work performance and productivity, boost staff morale and motivation, and minimize tension and conflict …

The world’s growing population requires more power than ever before, with average energy consumption jumping by 1% to 2% every year. And increasing technology adoption is a contributing factor to humanity’s growing carbon footprint. For example, in 2020, smartphones accounted for 1% of global carbon emissions, but this is forecast to rise to 3.5% within a decade. …

Tom Lee/Stuff If farmers met their environmental and social performance targets across the term of their loan, they would pay less to borrow the money. Bank of New Zealand has launched the country’s first sustainability linked loan that will reward even small-scale farmers for meeting environmental and social goals. Dana Muir, BNZ’s head of natural …

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – 2022 is close to turning into another record year for manatee deaths in Florida. In the first two months of the year, there have been 400 manatee deaths, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. READ MORE: Food Truck Explodes At Vero Beach Seafood Festival, One Person Injured Now several conservation organizations …

All of us at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine are deeply committed to providing our 300,000 members access to high quality, outcomes-driven health care. We believe MaineHealth shares these goals. Where our two perspectives diverge, however, is that our work centers on ensuring that care is affordable. Anthem offices in South Portland. …

As students at Yale, we have seen many of our friends experience mental health crises. This is not new for us: a whopping 49.5% of adolescents experience mental health issues, even before the COVID-19 pandemic. As adolescents ourselves, we have experienced firsthand a mental healthcare system in disarray, where those who need the most help …

OTTAWA – Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault is adamant that the Conservatives are lying about the Liberals imposing a new green tax on pickup trucks and wants to assure the public that the Liberals have no interest in penalizing the owners of the giant, gas-guzzling vanity trucks currently choking Canada’s streets and air. “There is no …