Archives For July 2019


Tainted bottled water is being sold at supermarkets throughout New England

Photo: In June, testing from the Center for Environmental Health found PFAS in bottled water brands sourced from Spring Hill Dairy Farm in Haverhill, Mass. The contamination can be in gallon jugs at Whole Foods via the 365 labeling and in Stop & Shop with the Arcadia label. (ERIN CLARK FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

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07/30/2019 — Leave a comment

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Two meteor showers will peak Monday night, displaying 20 to 25 meteors per hour. Here’s when and how to watch:

Photo: The Perseid meteor shower, one of the most anticipated of the year, overlaps with the peak of the Delta Aquarids Monday night. (NASA/Bill Ingalls)


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07/29/2019 — Leave a comment

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Kamala Harris Releases ‘Medicare For All’ Plan With A Role For Private Insurers

Photo: Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., co-sponsored Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” bill, along with several other 2020 candidates, when it was released in 2017. Her plan has some key differences from Sanders’, including a larger role for private insurance and a higher threshold for taxing household income. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)