Water systems across the country are changing the way they disinfect drinking water because the traditional disinfectant, chlorine, can leave behind toxic chemicals.But alternatives to chlorine are turning out to have risks of their own, says a scientist who wrote an analysis in the journal Scie
House Republicans plan to vote next week to repeal the new federal health law next week, but most representatives from California are unlikely to be joining them.California has blazed many trails -– from wheatgrass shots to personal computing.
One of the top items on Republicans' to-do list when they take over control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday is to undo one of the Democrats' signature achievements of the last Congress: the sweeping health system overhaul."
The new Republican-led House will lead a movement to ban earmarks in the next Congress. But while projects like Alaska's "Bridge to Nowhere" have given earmarks a bad rap, some earmarks fill a vital need.Case in point?
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a condition closely associated with the battlefield. But Michael Ferrara developed PTSD without going to war -- he spent three decades living and saving lives in Aspen, Colo.