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While the world’s attention was fixated on the conflict in Ukraine, a landmark United Nations achievement flew under the radar in early March. At the fifth session of the UN Environment Programme in Nairobi, the global environmental authority turned its attention to plastic. Recognizing that plastic pollution has, simply put, spiraled out of control, the …

The resolution was introduced on Friday morning after the state Attorney General’s office said resolutions wouldn’t be enforceable. BOISE, Idaho — Republicans in the Idaho Legislature have introduced a number of resolutions to target Gov. Brad Little’s (R-Idaho) emergency orders this legislative session, with the most recent one introduced last Friday. The concurrent resolution, a …

The resolution, brought forward by Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland, calls on Vice President Mike Pence “to immediately use his powers under section 4 of the 25th Amendment to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments in the Cabinet to declare what is obvious to a horrified nation: That the President …

Landmark event in global neurology, the seventy-third World Health Assembly adopted the much-awaited resolution on synergies addressing the leading cause of disability globally—the burden of epilepsy and other neurological disorders. Professor Tissa Wijeratne interviewed Professor William Carroll, President, World Federation of Neurology on this important event.   There is no health without brain health. This …

Tuesday, Dallas County Commissioners will consider a resolution to declare racism as a public health crisis. The measure says racism “unfairly disadvantages specific individuals and communities while unfairly giving advantages to other individuals and communities, and saps the strength of the whole society through the waste of human resources.” Health disparities in Black communities including …

The US rejected any reference to the WHO in the text of the resolution, and also turned down an alternative that didn’t explicitly name the organization — and instead cited the UN’s “specialized health agencies,” two diplomatic sources told CNN. UN diplomats were surprised by the US move to block the vote Friday. The effort …

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Multiple lawmakers indicated on Wednesday that they were taking action against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for ripping up President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address last night. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) wrote on Twitter: “BREAKING: I’m filing an ethics complaint against @SpeakerPelosi for destroying @realDonaldTrump’s State of the Union speech. Her conduct was …

The official said the chamber would debate later Tuesday an amendment to McConnell’s resolution drafted by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from New York. While this could still change, if it stays in an open session, the impeachment managers and the President’s defense team would be the ones engaged in what will likely …

The Lewisville Police Department is making a new year resolution to make sure their officers are healthy. The department is implementing a new voluntary program to give officers the opportunity to get comprehensive health assessments. Unlike most routine physicals, these medical evaluations work to identify any patterns of disease in the workforce that might indicate …