Hospitals

Waste Not Want Not

American hospitals are charter members of our throw-away society. How one small organization bucks the system -- and saves lives. Read more »

Keep Fish Healthy: Avoid Dumping Pharmaceuticals Down the Drain

Hospitals and nursing homes routinely dump leftover or expired pills down the toilet, and consumers have been advised to do the same. But drug-laden effluent passes right through standard treatment facilities, ultimately making its way into our rivers and streams. Read more »

Leading Health Groups Oppose Upton's Proposal to Block EPA

Representative Fred Upton is pushing a proposal that would allow power plants and other big plants to dump unlimited amounts of dangerous carbon pollution into our air. Read more »

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