A full ACA repeal could have “catastrophic consequences” for Native Americans, one health board leader said.
“I think there’s a lot of reason for concern at this moment,” Ron Klain, who coordinated the White House Ebola response under President Obama, said at a global health meeting Tuesday.
In its plan to preserve the polar bear, the US Fish and Wildlife Service has named climate change as the species’ primary threat. “The future for polar bears is pretty bleak,” said one federal official.
It’s a step towards allowing states, and possibly private companies, to gain control of federally managed lands and national parks.
UN countries will debate how weapons that aim and fire without human control should be used in warfare. But experts are skeptical that such weapons will be banned outright.
The biggest funder of research in the physical sciences would be helmed by the former Texas governor who once wanted to eliminate the agency.
The Army Corps’ decision to consider alternate routes for the Dakota Access pipeline was historic and hard-won, but legal experts fear that it could soon be reversed.
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“This is to me the closest thing to what we’ve done since the time that we would go down in the 1960s to the Jim Crow South,” the chairman of the US Commission on Civil Rights said.
Community health centers thrived under Obamacare. “We have the most to lose,” one health network chief said.
Scientists will “closely monitor” the new administration, the group said.
Smaller cranberries and larger sweet potatoes are just some of the casualties of changing global climate.
The disease is still spreading, health officials said.
In a landmark lawsuit, the Rosebud Sioux tribe is suing its government-run hospital for failing to provide the free health care that they say has been promised since 1868. The feds, in turn, argue that they actually have no legal obligation to provide care.
Massive crowds gathered Saturday in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and elsewhere to denounce Trump’s victory.
“He has not extended a hand of reconciliation,” Khan said.
President-elect Donald Trump’s anti-immigration and anti-science stances are expected to repel foreign scientists who had looked to the US as a premier destination for study and work.
For years Donald Trump has questioned the rights of Native American tribes. Now tribal leaders are bracing for the election.
Fertility treatments performed in the 1990s led to the birth of more than a dozen healthy babies with genetic material from three people.
The EPA has failed to protect minority communities disproportionately affected by environmental hazards, says the US Commission on Civil Rights.