Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
Urge the Army Corps to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to assess the potential human health and environmental consequences of shipping 360,000 barrels of oil each day down the Columbia River.
Status Syndrome: A Challenge to Medicine
The poor have poor health. At first blush that is neither new nor surprising. Perhaps it should be more surprising than it is. In rich countries, such as the United States, the nature of poverty has changed—people do not die from lack of clean water and sanitary facilities or from famine—and yet, persistently, those at the bottom of the socioeconomic scale have worse health than those above them in the hierarchy.