Locally caught fish are full of dangerous chemicals called PFAS

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Life, But Greener newsletter. Our limited newsletter series guides you on how to minimize your personal role in the climate crisis — and reduce your eco-anxiety. CNN — Fish caught in the fresh waters of the nation’s streams and rivers and the Great Lakes contain dangerously high levels of … Read more

Keenan Anderson, cousin of Black Lives Matter co-founder, dies from cardiac arrest after being tased by Los Angeles police

CNN — A 31-year-old father and English teacher died of cardiac arrest last week after he was repeatedly tased by police, according to the Los Angeles Police Department, marking the third officer-involved death in the city this year. Police encountered Keenan Anderson, who is the cousin of Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullorson January 3 … Read more

CDC identifies possible safety issue with Pfizer’s updated Covid-19 vaccine but says people should still get boosted

CNN — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that there is a possible safety issue with the bivalent Covid-19 vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech but that it is unlikely to represent a true risk. The agency said it continues to recommend that people stay up-to-date with Covid-19 vaccines. The CDC … Read more

US cancer death rate drops 33% since 1991, partly due to advances in treatment, early detection and less smoking, new report says

CNN — The rate of people dying from cancer in the United States has continuously declined over the past three decades, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. The US cancer death rate has fallen 33% since 1991, which corresponds to an estimated 3.8 million deaths averted, according to the report, published … Read more