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Climate denial hurts vulnerable communities most

Big oil companies spent billions of dollars to deny climate change, delaying governmental action in addressing the issue decades ago Exxon misled the public and denied the effects of climate change, especially as it disproportionately impacted minority communities, according to experts. In a hearing in the House Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Wednesday, […]

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Fall prevention strategies for seniors a matter of life and death

Upon the release of a new report from the Senate, discussions were held to strengthen efforts to address this reoccurring issue. Falls are one of the leading causes of injury-related deaths for older Americans, and measures to solve this issue were examined in the Senate during a Falls Prevention hearing on Wednesday. The Senate Aging […]