Tag Archives: Role

Why Was Scientific Freedom Award for Discovery of Glyphosate’s Role in Chronic Kidney Disease Rescinded?

Since 1980, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) — the world’s largest scientific society and publisher of several journals, including Science — has presented an annual award for Scientific Freedom and Responsibility to “scientists, engineers or their organizations, whose exemplary actions have demonstrated scientific freedom and responsibility in challenging circumstances.” As explained… Read More »

Raging Against Plastic: New Investigation Exposes Supermarket’s Role in Plastic Pollution

The looming threat of plastic pollution is one of mankind’s greatest challenges. With more than 381 million tons of plastic produced worldwide each year,1 it’s no surprise the waste ends up in our soil, lakes, rivers and oceans, as well as in the bodies of humans and wildlife. The durability of plastic is what makes… Read More »

Lyft eyes bigger role in nonemergency medical transport, MA plans

Brief Published Feb. 8, 2019 Dive Brief: With more flexible benefits in Medicare Advantage plans, rideshare platform Lyft has upgraded its Concierge product to better support the needs of medical facilities and patients. The upgrade, announced Thursday, comes as Lyft is expanding its collaborations with Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute and LogistiCare to bring provide nonemergency… Read More »