Stories by Kelly Hearn

Kelly Hearn is a correspondent to National Geographic News and The Christian Science Monitor. His work has been funded by The Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting and The North American Congress on Latin America. A former UPI reporter, he has published in The Nation, Grist, High Country News, The Washington Times and World Politics Watch. He is a frequent contributor to Alternet. subscribe to Kelly Hearn's feed

Posted on: Oct 6, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The EPA faces a lawsuit over its insistence on keeping a powerful pesticide that sickens workers on the market.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2004, Source: AlterNet

In order to elect politicians friendly to the pharmaceutical industry, its trade group has quietly funneled millions of dollars to non-profits – in violation of the law, says a watchdog group.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The real cost of the Medicare prescription drug bill is finally emerging: The drug industry gets more than $100 billion in profits, while seniors and taxpayers get the tab.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2004, Source: AlterNet

A visionary biologist says mushrooms are potent antiviral and antibacterial agents, as well as key boosters to the human immune system. They also might end up saving the Earth.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2004, Source: AlterNet

It’s time to rein in the biggest drug peddlers of them all — the pharmaceutical industry. Author Marcia Angell talks about how to fight the other drug war.