Seniors home health care crisis deepened by covid labor shortage

While more elderly seek home care to age in place, low-wage workers are finding easier jobs with equal or better pay in retail and restaurants September 25, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. EDT Acey Hofflander, 85, shares sections of the daily newspaper with her husband, Tom, 88, in their Richfield, Minn., home on September 14. (Annabelle … Read more

Profiting from poison: how the US lead industry knowingly created a water crisis | Water

The year was 1933 and, to a group of industrialists gathered in a New York City lunch club, it seemed like the lead industry was doomed. The women’s pages of newspapers were filled with stories about children being poisoned by the metal, which had been identified as dangerous as early as the mid-1800s. And cities … Read more