Triclosan, A Chemical Found In Hand Sanitizers And Cookware, Linked To Gut Problems In New Mouse Study
After eating triclosan for three weeks, some mice developed a swollen colon.
Some Called It “Vigilante Justice.” But An Anonymous Campaign Triggered A Real Investigation Into A UC Santa Cruz Professor.
After #MeToo, an anonymous letter spread explosive allegations about Gopal Balakrishnan. It worked.
The Ohio Attorney General Is Demanding Answers From The Woman Who Started A Facebook Cabbage Juice Cult
Jillian Epperly preached to thousands about a homebrew cabbage juice, claiming that explosive diarrhea expels dangerous parasites.
When 27 senior executives were moved to new roles at the Interior Department last year, the board who made those decisions lacked records to justify them, according to the agency’s Office of Inspector General.
After 15 families sued education agencies, the state of Michigan agreed to provide funding and services for kids with special education needs.
The FDA announced it would delay regulation of e-cigarettes until 2022. But major health groups say that decision is unlawful, and could turn more teens into regular smokers.
“I'm proud of being a leader of a poop cult,” Jillian Mai Thi Epperly once joked to fans of her signature recipe: a fermented slurry of salted cabbage that produces “waterfalls” of diarrhea. Here's the wild story of how she convinced thousands to believe her dangerous science, and how a grassroots movement shut her down when Facebook wouldn't.
The study adds to years of research suggesting that people of color encounter the most air pollution in the US, increasing their risk of asthma, heart disease, and other illnesses.
A worm called Thelazia gulosa lives and breeds on cow eyeballs. But now it's been found in a human eye for the first time.
A new study links 80% of Flint’s Legionnaires’ cases in 2014 and 2015 to the city’s bad water. The Michigan Health Department disputes these findings.
HHS confirmed Brenda Fitzgerald's resignation Wednesday morning.
Residents of Denmark, South Carolina, called a prominent scientist to test their brown and smelly water. But the mayor won’t allow access to the town’s wells.
Statements and policy changes on pipelines, monuments, and native history struck a nerve.
“Please Stand With Us”: Alaska Natives Are Rallying In Washington To Oppose Drilling In The Arctic Refuge
“Alaska is ground zero for climate change right now. The last thing we need is more oil development,” one Alaska Native said.
In the coming decades, as meat becomes less and less sustainable, our Thanksgiving feasts might well include insects. Here are a few recipes for early adopters.
The approval of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska comes as the company responds to a massive oil leak on another pipeline in South Dakota. Trump has been a vocal supporter of the project despite concerns over its environmental impact.
Here’s What Happened In The Hours After Hurricane Harvey Hit A Chemical Plant, According To A Staff Log
A staff log obtained by BuzzFeed News gives a tense account of what happened in the days after Hurricane Harvey drowned the Arkema chemical plant outside of Houston.
SmileDirectClub is trying to silence its critics with legal threats after the American Association of Orthodontists lodged complaints against the Nashville startup in 36 states.
SmileDirectClub offers to straighten your teeth at a fraction of the cost of braces, without a visit to the dentist. But orthodontists claim the company has endangered the oral health of tens of thousands of people.
The Interior Department released the results of an agency-wide survey of NPS employees Friday.