|Why Many Midwestern Farmers Are Pro-TPP|
National Public Radio - 5/9/2016. By Kristofor Husted - The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a free trade deal between the U.S. and 11 other countries that's currently being negotiated. Presidential candidates on both sides of the aisle are deriding the TPP, saying it's a bum deal that will hurt the U.S. economy and especially low-wage workers. But if you venture into the Midwest and ask a farmer about the TPP, you're likely to get a different answer.
|Pesticides, military service may be tied to ALS risk|
Reuters - 5/9/2016. By Kathryn Doyle - People with Lou Gehrig’s disease, or ALS, are more likely to have been exposed to toxic pesticides or to have served in the military than similar people without the condition, according to a new study.