Eco-News Roundup: Friday December 10

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News on health and the environment from our other blogs.

Calling Houston: Where are the Republican scientists

Rule of Law: Wtih a GOP-heavy House, the EPA needs to start cracking the whip.

Bottom Line: Why aren’t deficit commissions dealing with health care?

Non-Start: Abortions aren’t covered by federal funds, but GOP lawmakers are still fighting.

FAQ: A reporter investigates why his doctor gave him an antibiotic for a common cold.

Helping Haiti: A guide to charities fighting cholera and disease in Haiti.

 

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