Emma Schkloven

Emma Schkloven

Emma Schkloven is an award-winning reporter based in Virginia. She graduated in 2014 with a degree in English. Her work has been picked up by The Associated Press and The Washington Post, and her bylines have appeared in The Baltimore Sun, The Las Vegas Sun and The News & Advance in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Latest MedTruth Work by Emma Schkloven

Fields in Maui where Monsanto illegally sprayed banned pesticides.

Monsanto Loses $10 Million in Maui Pesti...

Emma Schkloven · December 17, 2019

Monsanto pleaded guilty to spraying illegal pesticides in Maui, Hawaii, and has agreed to pay $10 million in charges.

Legal Developments
A photo of plants, representing the concept of Roundup causing cancer.

In 3 Months, 20,000 More Plaintiffs Clai...

Emma Schkloven · November 26, 2019

The number of plaintiffs claiming Roundup caused their cancer has more than doubled to 42,700 in the last three months.

Legal Developments
A close-up photo of a dark-skinned man with hazel eyes, representing the current focus on LASIK risk and safety.

Former FDA Adviser Draws Attention to Co...

Emma Schkloven · November 22, 2019

Dr. Morris Waxler, a retired Food and Drug Administration advisor who voted to approve LASIK in the 1990s, is now calling for the medical device to be removed from the market.

Photo of land in Hawaii to represent Maui Families Suing Monsanto for in-utero chemical exposure

Maui Families File Suit Against Monsanto for Chemical Exposure

Emma Schkloven · November 19, 2019

Two families in Maui, Hawaii, have filed a lawsuit against Monsanto, claiming the company’s use of pesticides and chemicals led to birth defects in their newborns. 

Legal Developments
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Friday Film: “The Mind, Explained” Brings Clarity to the Brain’s Complexities

Emma Schkloven · November 15, 2019

Narrated by Emma Stone, the Netflix miniseries is a great introduction to the cerebral science of the human mind and all its complexities.

Health Features
A photo of a man adding vaping liquids to his vape pen after CDC reports concern about the link between THC vapes and lung illness.

Vaping Epidemic Worsens, Contents of THC Vaping Liquids Scrutinized

Emma Schkloven · November 5, 2019

In recent years, many have turned to electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes. Unfortunately, vape-related illnesses have since been on the rise, with vape-related fatalities reaching a total of 34 in the United States. As officials and the CDC look into causality, some believe thickening agents within vaping liquids such as THC oil may be responsible for the rise in lung illnesses.

Barn surrounded by crops depicted in Farmer's Footprint

Friday Film: 'Farmer's Footprint' Fights For Chemical-Free Agriculture

Emma Schkloven · October 25, 2019

Farmer’s Footprint, a docu-series following farmers in America, explores how different farming practices affect health and the environment. The series explains the regenerative agriculture movement, a practice opposed to the use of chemicals such as glyphosate.

Health Features
A photo of a woman about to dial a phone number on an iPhone using the 5G cellular network.

Dangers of 5G: Fact or Fiction?

Emma Schkloven · October 16, 2019

The move toward 5G, the fifth-generation cellular network, has revived concerns about whether or not long-term exposure to cellphone radiation causes cancer.

A photo of a wheat field with a blue sky, representing EPA vs. California Prop. 65 in regards to Glyphosate

EPA, State of California Debate Labeling Glyphosate As Carcinogenic

Emma Schkloven · September 5, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of California have once again come down on opposite sides of the ongoing Roundup debate.

Photo of two farmers who once used Roundup discussing glyphosate alternatives for Bayer.

Bayer Invests Billions in Search of Glyphosate Alternatives

Emma Schkloven · August 14, 2019

Bayer, which purchased agrochemical corporation Monsanto, will invest $5.6 billion over the next 10 years into finding alternatives to its widely-used weed killer Roundup.


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Emma Schkloven · July 23, 2019

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A photo of a neighborhood in Los Angeles, where Roundup's main ingredient glyphosate was recently banned.

Los Angeles County, Key West Ban Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide

Emma Schkloven · May 28, 2019

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has placed a temporary moratorium on glyphosate while the city’s Department of Public Works investigates health and environmental concerns related to Monsanto's Roundup herbicide.

A photo of a young girl sad on her iphone to demonstrate how social media affects mental health.

How Social Media Affects Mental Health

Emma Schkloven · April 23, 2019

After recent studies indicating a rise in diagnosed and reported Major Depression among adolescents, many question the cause. With average daily time spent online on the rise, it's not surprising more and more people are noticing how social media affects mental health.

Health Features
A woman holding white pills in one hand and a glass of water in the other, representing the J&J opioid trial in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Begins Historic Opioid Trial Against Johnson & Johnson

Emma Schkloven · May 31, 2019

The trial will determine if Johnson & Johnson used deceptive marketing to downplay the risks of opioid painkillers, contributing to the public health crisis that has reportedly claimed the lives of 4,600 Oklahoma residents.

Legal Developments