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Senegal Confirms First Case of Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, Senegal, West Africa, disease, humans, health, risks, safety, warning, prevention, illness, society, protection, treatment, medicine )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, a major hub for West Africa's business and aid community, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told a news conference on Friday.
Disabled Girl Who Was Told She Would Never Walk Unaided Wins Place at Top Ballet School After Pioneering Operation Funded
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ballet school, operation, disabled, girl, Cerebral Palsy, fundraising, disease, health, humans, illness, research, treatment, society )

Lone
- 3 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Matilda Duncan was born with cerebral palsy but had an operation paid for by a fundraising campaign launched by her best friend Casey Burke - who also has the debilitating condition.
Now Marijuana Could Be Used to TREAT and PREVENT Schizophrenia
Health & Wellness  (tags: marijuana, schizophrenia treatment, research, drugs, AlternativeMed, disease, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, society, treatment )

Lone
- 3 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
European researchers have suggested it could treat schizophrenia and be much more effective than other drugs by having fewer side effects.
The Battle to Eradicate Polio in Pakistan
Health & Wellness  (tags: Polio, Disease, Human Health, Pakistan, Immunization, Vaccine, Rotary )

Brian
- 5 days ago - time.com
"Political unrest in Pakistan has been a gift to the poliovirus, with 99 cases reported there so far this year. But Rotary International, which has already vaccinated 2 billion children in 122 countries, is hitting back hard."
Human Rights Groups Call on Israel to Allow Them Entry to Gaza
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza Strip-Gaza assault 2014, human Rights groups, Human rights-children rights' violations, Israel denies entry into Gaza Strip, Amnesty Int'l, humanitarian, babies, disease, death, children, medicine, investigation, prevention, safety, women, news )

Jess
- 9 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said the Israeli authorities have denied them entry into the Gaza Strip to investigate allegations of human rights violations using various bureaucratic excuses
Protect FDA Drug Safety Laws PETITION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, politics, news, law, interesting, humans, health, government, ethics, culture, dishonesty, americans, abuse, corporate, corruption, consumers, disease, healthcare, drugs, medicine, prevention, protection, research, risks )

Robert
- 9 days ago - action.citizen.org
Tell the FDA: Don't permit Big Pharma to undermine information about pharmaceutical risks.
Hidden Contamination at Checkout: Grocery Conveyor Belts
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, food, health, investigation, prevention, protection, safety )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Few places are dirtier than the checkstand conveyor belts at your local supermarket. Going round and round, year after year, conveyor belts may look clean, but they are actually a breeding ground for unwanted bacteria. Shoppers place billions of products
Student Develops Inexpensive Solar Lens To Purify Polluted Water
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, water, pollution, disease, Purification, Gizmos, environment, safety )

Michael
- 13 days ago - iflscience.com
Deshawn Henry, a Civil Engineering sophomore at the University of Buffalo, spent his summer developing a solar lens using inexpensive supplies from a hardware store that can clean 99.9% of pathogens in a liter of water in about an hour.
Giant Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis in Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: rats, lab, South Africa, tuberculosis, infectious disease, disease, health, humans, research, science, society, study )

Lone
- 14 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
On a recent Friday morning, at a laboratory in southern Africa, Tariq correctly identified all six spit samples known to be positive for tuberculosis, the world's second most fatal infectious disease.
Death By Salt? New Study Finds Too Much Sodium Is A Global Killer
Health & Wellness  (tags: salt consumption, diet, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, prevention, study, treatment, warning, society, food, illness, healthcare, health )

Cal
- 18 days ago - npr.org
This salt overload is taking its toll. The study concludes that about 1.65 million deaths from cardiovascular disease each year can be attributed to sodium consumption.
Top 10 Facts You Should Know About Monsanto
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, disease, health, Monsanto, farming, research, prevention, risks, family )

Nancy
- 22 days ago - care2.com
Link to previous post. Came across this again and I always seem to learn more about this company. Many links on this page for additional info.
Click for Free Cat Litter Everyday
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, GoodNews, safety, health, animalwelfare, cats, protection, rescued, environment, prevention, protection, disease, healthcare, health )

Kelly
- 22 days ago - freekatlitter.com
Click below to get the cat scratching... and every day you do, we'll provide much needed litter to animal shelters. Click to scratch every day - the more you do, the more high quality litter we can donate - they need it!
Woman With Aggressive Cancer Delays Treatment in the Name of Science
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, science, treatment, disease, humans, illness, research, society, study, women )

Lone
- 25 days ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
Mother, grandmother, and biomedical scientist Kimberly Koss of Illinois is battling a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer, called triple negative -- but has chosen to skip an initial round of chemotherapy
Experimental Ebola Drug Based on Research Discoveries From Canada's National Lab
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola vaccine, research, Canada, death, disease, drugs, ethics, healthcare, humans, medicine, treatment )

Lynn
- 25 days ago - home.mytelus.com
The experimental Ebola drug given to two American aid workers is based on years of research done at Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg. ... The drug had never been tested in humans before ...
 

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