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WHO Should Declare Climate Change a "Health Emergency"
Health & Wellness  (tags: climate change health risks, environment, government, health, humans, medicine, protection, world )

Kathy
- 21 days ago - rtcc.org
A leading medical journal has added its voice to calls for climate change to be declared a health emergency. The British Medical Journal, which has an international reach, last month published its first article purely on climate science.
ECOWATCH: Climate Change Bigger Health Emergency Than Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Health Crisis, Climate Change, Health, ECOWATCH, British Medical Journal, UN, World Health Organization, world health emergency )

Brian
- 21 days ago - ecowatch.com
"Ebola may be more dramatic, but climate change is a bigger threat to public health. That's the conclusion of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, publishing since 1840. This week it ran an editorial calling on..."
Alternative Clean Energy Roundup: 1 October 2014
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, world, globalwarming, environment, conservation )

James
- 21 days ago - focusalternativeenegy.blogspot.com
For the third straight year, jobs in the Massachusetts clean energy industry experienced double-digit growth, increasing by 10.5 percent between July 2013 and 2014, Gov. Deval Patrick announced Monday in Brighton.
Worried About Ebola? The Climate Poses a Bigger Danger to Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: British Medical, Journal, world, environment, Ebola, climate change, health, humans, news, research, risks, warning )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - alternet.org
Ebola may be more dramatic, but climate change is a bigger threat to public health. That's the conclusion of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, publishing since 1840. This week it ran an editorial calling on...
Ways to Beat Breast Cancer: Top Tips on How Women Can Protect Themselves
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, warning, research, treatment, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, Body-Mind-Spirit, family, health, healthcare, humans, investigation, medicine, news )

Frank
- 21 days ago - mirror.co.uk
One in every eight women will develop the disease during their lifetime but there are ways women can protect themselves against the disease
Less Media, More Sedatives: Oklahoma Reviews Capital Punishment Protocols After Botched Execution
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Drugs, Health, Human rights, Law, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 21 days ago - rt.com
Oklahoma announced that more sedatives and less media, among other measures, are part of the state's new protocol for capital punishment after a botched execution in April left an inmate writhing in pain before dying 43 minutes after a lethal injection
Hospital 'Dropped the Ball' With Ebola Patient's Travel History, NIH Official Says (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Dallas Texas, hospital mistake, disease, illness, humans, risks, safety, warning, society, health, protection, prevention, ethics, healthcare, news )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - cnn.com
"A travel history was taken, but it wasn't communicated to the people who were making the decision. ... It was a mistake. They dropped the ball," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Organic Foods Found to Have Less Toxic Cadmium Than Conventional Crops
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, green, health, organic, protection, sustainable, world )

Kathy
- 21 days ago - treehugger.com
This summer, a large meta-study published in the British Journal of Nutrition gathered together data from hundreds of studies comparing conventional and organic crops. The authors conclude that organic foods have higher levels of antioxidants and less pes
Ebola a Symptom of Ecological and Social Collapse
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, environment, ethics, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, science, society, deforestation, ebola, bats, population, food production, societal collapse )

Lynn
- 21 days ago - ecointernet.org
We learn the meaning of enough and how to share or it is the end of being." ― Dr. Glen Barry The surging Ebola epidemic is the result of broad-based ecological and social collapse including rainforest loss, over-population, poverty and war.
Consumers Union: GMO Labeling Will Cost Consumers Less Than a Penny a Day
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, GMO labeling, greenliving, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 22 days ago - oregonrighttoknow.org
A new analysis commissioned by Consumers Union, the policy arm of Consumer Reports, and conducted by the independent Portland-based economic research firm, ECONorthwest, found from a review of published research that the median cost to consumers of requir
Procter & Gamble: We Want Cosmetics Without Cancer ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, cosmetics, protection, women )

Cher
- 23 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics found cancer-causing chemicals in a number of cosmetics made by Procter & Gamble (P&G), including their Cover Girl blushes, mascara and eye shadows, Olay anti-aging creams, Max Factor mascara, and more
CDC Confirms First Case Of Ebola In The US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, US, Africa, Outbreak, Medicine, Health, CDC, Centers For Disease Control )

Brian
- 23 days ago - businessinsider.com
"While the ongoing epidemic in West Africa made an eventual imported Ebola case likely, the risk of an actual outbreak in the US is very low since our healthcare system is much more advanced."
Texas Patient Confirmed as First Ebola Case Diagnosed in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Hits US, Ebola, Texas, CDC, treatment, warning, safety, illness, health, disease, protection, news, medicine )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A Texas man just back from West Africa has been confirmed as having the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the U.S. Authorities with the CDC revealed the finding Tuesday, a day after the unidentified patient arrived at a Dallas hospital with...
Naomi Klein: Fossil Fuels Threaten Our Ability to Have Healthy Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: Children, Health, Fossil Fuels, Oil Spills, Toxic Contamination, Fertility, Reproductive Issues, Climate Change )

Brian
- 23 days ago - motherjones.com
"Why oil spills, fracking, and climate change pose a special danger to the youngest members of all species."
New Study Confirms That Respiratory Patients Benefit From Using the Lung Flute
Health & Wellness  (tags: COPD, treatment, lung flute, illness, interesting, humans, research, society, health, medicine, news )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - gizmag.com
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is one of the most common causes of death in the US. Often the result of smoking, it's characterized by a restriction of the airways.
 

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