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Philadelphia Schools Are Rife With Asbestos. Now the Teachers Union Is Suing.

In recent weeks, six schools have closed temporarily after testing positive for airborne asbestos, which can cause fatal illnesses such as mesothelioma and lung cancer.

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What You Need to Know About the Deadly Coronavirus That Just Hit the U.S.

The number of reported deaths resulting from a new strain of coronavirus, which originated in China, has nearly tripled since Tuesday.

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Michigan Is Going After Companies That Produced Toxic Chemicals Found in the State’s Water

A lawsuit filed last week aims to recoup past and future cleanup costs associated with PFAS contamination, which affects 1.9 million Michiganders.

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The House Just Voted to Make Your Drinking Water Safer

Upstate New Yorkers continue to struggle with the impacts of PFAS contamination in drinking water.

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7 Million Americans Rely on Insulin to Survive. This Law Could Lower Their Costs.

Rep. Lauren Underwood's legislation may make cheaper, generic insulin available sooner.

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How Democrats Plan to Lower the Price of Your Prescriptions

As the New Year started, prices went up. That could change.

This Local Health Clinic Just Got $1 Million to Make Health Care More Affordable for Iowans

The money from the federal government will help people get treatment, regardless of their insurance status.

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