The New West: Smoke In The Sky, A Purifier At Home

Amid forecasts for increasingly unhealthy air due to wildfire smoke, residents in Western states are snatching…

Doctors Argue Plans To Remedy Surprise Medical Bills Will ‘Shred’ The Safety Net

A case of questionable logic.

Proposed California Law Would Punish Companies for Failing to Limit Harm to the Planet’s Forests

by Abrahm Lustgarten In an effort to cut carbon emissions and forestall the climate crisis, California…

French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crosses English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard

Tuesday, August 6, 2019  Science and technology Related articles French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crosses English…

Modern Wildfires Pose New Health Risks For Firefighters

Studies long have linked urban firefighters’ on-the-job exposure to toxins with an increased risk of cancer.…

Trump Wants To Take Guns Away From People In Crisis. Will That Work?

So-called red flag laws that let police take guns away from people with mental illness have…

Wikinews attends Texas Haunters Convention

Monday, August 5, 2019  Wikinews attended the Texas Haunters Convention on the last weekend of July…

Kathy Brandt, A Hospice Expert Who Invited The World Into Her Own Last Days With Cancer, Dies

Kathy Brandt and her wife, Kim Acquaviva, national experts in hospice and palliative care, shared intimate…

The Real-Life Conversion Of A Former Anti-Vaxxer

Kelley Watson Snyder, a mother who for years opposed mandatory childhood vaccinations and joined with like-minded…

Superstar Athletes Popularize Unproven Stem Cell Procedures

Treatments for baseball pitcher Max Scherzer and other pros may mislead fans about costly, controversial, unapproved…