Obama initiative on decreased coolant use joined by major companies
Obama initiative on decreased coolant use joined by major companies September 18, 2014

Companies such as Kroger, Target, Pepsi, and Coca-cola have joined the Obama administration’s initiative on reducing harmful HFCs.

NASA awards contracts to Boeing, SpaceX for manned U.S. flights to space station
NASA awards contracts to Boeing, SpaceX for manned U.S. flights to space station September 18, 2014

NASA signs Boeing and SpaceX to contracts totaling a potential $6.8 billion to ferry U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

Texas textbooks under scrutiny for misleading climate change content
Texas textbooks under scrutiny for misleading climate change content September 18, 2014

According to a new report, various inaccuracies on climate change were identified in social studies textbooks being considered for adoption into Texas public schools next year.

FDA warns of flammable wart removers
FDA warns of flammable wart removers September 09, 2014

Over-the-counter wart removers are regulated by the FDA as medical devices.

Conservationists scramble to halt extinction of sharks and rays
Conservationists scramble to halt extinction of sharks and rays September 06, 2014

As much as one quarter of Earth’s cartilaginous fish are at risk of extinction.

Americans are making healthier food choices, USDA report says
Americans are making healthier food choices, USDA report says September 03, 2014

Americans are consuming slightly less saturated fat and a bit more fiber, the study shows.

Executive director of Massachusetts medical marijuana program selected
Executive director of Massachusetts medical marijuana program selected September 03, 2014

Around the U.S., views on marijuana are shifting, with a move towards support for legalization.

Judge rules that pregnant brain dead woman in Texas can be removed from life support
Judge rules that pregnant brain dead woman in Texas can be removed from life support September 03, 2014

Maternal brain death is a controversial issue.

FDA issues warning after laxative deaths reported
FDA issues warning after laxative deaths reported September 01, 2014

Laxatives work in a variety of ways, with some methods being harsher on the body than others.

CDC: Lung cancer incidence declining in U.S.
CDC: Lung cancer incidence declining in U.S. September 01, 2014

Overall, male lung cancer incidence showed a more rapid decline than female.