Don’t Drink the Water

More and more communities are emerging as hotspots for drinking water tainted with perflourochemicals used in making Teflon, Gor-Tex, and hundreds of other commercial products. Are they harmful? This article investigates.

April 2017 sw_admin 0

The Death of a Study

A long-term study of childhood disease burned through $1.3 billion in taxpayer funds, only to be mothballed before it ever got off the ground. Why? Read the article to find out. Cited by NPR as a “must-read” article for Memorial Day weekend 2016.

July 2016 sw_admin 0

Is Agent Orange Still Causing Birth Defects?

American warplanes sprayed millions of gallons of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. Some researchers and the Vietnamese government insist that its toxic effects last generations. Read on to learn more from my reporting trip to Vietnam last year.

March 2016 sw_admin 0