Health and Public Safety

INSTITUTE INDEX: Is a nuclear disaster unfolding in Florida?

February 26, 2014 - Critical equipment at Florida Power & Light's St. Lucie nuclear plant on the Atlantic Coast near Fort Pierce, Fla. is showing worrisome signs of premature wear and tear -- a problem similar to one that resulted in a radioactive release at California's San Onofre nuclear plant, leading to its permanent shutdown.

Healthcare redlining

February 14, 2014 - Now that insurance companies cannot discriminate explicitly against those in poor health, they will discriminate against communities in which think there is likely to be larger numbers of less healthy residents. It is an insidious new form of redlining.