February 5, 2023

Record number of cruise ships failed health and safety inspections in 2017

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By Jacob Passy But even ships that pass inspections can have serious violations In 2018, cruise ships may need to clean up their act. More cruise ships failed health inspections in 2017 than in any year in the past decade, a MarketWatch analysis of reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. Last […]

The hidden stories of medical experimentation on Caribbean slave plantations

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From LONDA SCHIEBINGER, STANFORD UNIVERSITY, The Conversation August 14, 2017 From The San Francisco Chronicle (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Londa Schiebinger, Stanford University (THE CONVERSATION) In the natural course of events, humans fall sick and die. Patients hope for miraculous remedies to restore […]