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Man Awarded $80 Million in Roundup Lawsuit

THURSDAY, March 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) –A California man who said that Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup caused his cancer was awarded $ 80 million in damages by a jury in San Francisco on Wednesday. The same six-person jury previously found that Roundup was a significant factor in Edwin Hardeman’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, the Associated Press reported.… Read More »

32 “Transformative Grants” Awarded to Groups Fighting HIV in the Deep South

The Gilead COMPASS Initiative awarded Transformative Grants to 32 nonprofits battling the HIV epidemic in the South. Together, the recipients represent all nine states in the deep South, and they’re focused on reducing stigma, building organizational capacity, addressing HIV-related disparities in the South and promoting well-being, mental health and trauma-informed care. An overview of the… Read More »

Flint official facing involuntary manslaughter charges in water crisis awarded high paying new job

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Although Dr. Eden Wells, Michigan’s chief medical executive, will face a jury trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter, obstruction of justice and lying to a special police agent – all stemming from her handling of Flint’s 2014-15 water crisis – state officials just hired her as an “advisory physician” in the Michigan… Read More »