Tag Archives: Less

‘Plastic is polluting our own bodies too’: Here’s how to consume less in your diet

Teased by her friends, she replied: “You just don’t know what all that plastic is doing to your health.” Fast forward 30 or so years and it’s a question that needs answering urgently. Last week, researchers from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) found that the average person unwittingly eats up to 102,000 pieces… Read More »

Mental health patients insured by marketplace health plan less likely to receive a medical appointment

Among adults with mental health needs, those covered by Medicare or employer-sponsored health insurance have greater access to medical treatment, less out-of-pocket cost and are more likely to receive care than those seeking an appointment through an Affordable Care Act marketplace-sponsored plan, according to findings from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.… Read More »

U.S. Avocado Supplies Would Run Out In Less Than A Month If The Mexico Border Closes This Week

Maria Meier / EyeEmGetty Images As President Trump continues his threats to close the border, analysts are looking at how that would impact Americans’ food supply. In a report published today, Reuters cited recent data from the United States Department of Agriculture that says nearly half of all imported vegetables and 40 percent of imported… Read More »