A few of the recent pieces I’ve liked:
Ken Ward Jr. in the Charleston (WV) Gazette: Why wasn’t there a plan? Key players knew of potential for Elk River spill and State ignored plan for tougher chemical oversight (also check out opinions on the West Virginia chemical release from Deborah Blum at Elemental and Tom O’Connor at National COSH)
Jia Tolentino interviews MacArthur “Genius” Grant-winning statistician Susan Murphy at The Hairpin. (“Susan Murphy is a statistician developing new methodologies to evaluate treatments for chronic and relapsing disorders like depression and substance abuse.”)
Alexander Zaitchik at Salon: Big Ag’s big lie: Factory farms, your health and the new politics of antibiotics
Maryn McKenna at Superbug: Can Antibiotics User Fees Force Down Drug Mis-Use and Overuse?
Becca Aaronson in the Texas Tribune: Providers Face Obstacles in New Women’s Health Program (via Reporting on Health)