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How Snake Venom Could Help Fight Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, snakes, poisonous animals, research, health, protection, medicine, treatment, interesting, research, protection, study )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - theweek.com
There's a growing body of research examining the chemicals in various animal and plant toxins and their potential effectiveness in treating conditions from chronic pain to HIV. E
We Demand Strong Regulations for Dangerous Oil By Rail! ACTION
Environment  (tags: oil by rail, usa, ethics, business, corporate, air, water, money, politics, health, ecosystems, environment )

Nancy
- 22 hours ago - action.forestethics.org
After a record year of unsafe oil trains derailing, spilling, and exploding across the country -- President Obama proposed new regulations for unsafe tank cars. But shockingly, these new rules actually protect industry profits while sacrificing public...
Physical and Social Pain Are Processed in Some of the Same Areas of the Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, health, humans, healthcare, illness, medicine, research, science, study )

Darren
- 1 day ago - healthland.time.com
Sticks and stones may break your bones, but names can hurt just as much. Indeed, according to converging evidence reported in a new review in Current Directions in Psychological Science, physical and social pain are processed in some of the same regions.
Drug Pruning Extra Synapses in Brain Can Treat Autism - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Children, Drugs, Health, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Autistic children have an excessive amount of synapses, or brain connections between neurons, which doesn't alter as it should with age, US scientists have revealed. This could help develop a drug normalizing their number even after diagnosis.
Warning Over Electrical Brain Stimulation
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, health, electrical, brain stimulation )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Given the option, would you want to think faster and have sharper attention? Research suggests that electrical brain stimulation kits could have just those effects. But now some companies are selling such devices online,
What Not to Eat: This Is One Monster Meal!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, obesity, diet, food, Red Robin, health, nutrition, risks, warning, society, humans, illness )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - nutritionaction.com
Red Robin's Monster Meal has WAY too much saturated fat and sodium, not to mention two days' worth of calories.
Sources: WTO Ruled Against U.S. on Country-of-Origin Labeling
Health & Wellness  (tags: WTO, food safety, US, Canada, Mexico, country of origin labeling, ethics, diet, health, news, humans, society, safety, protection )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The sources say that WTO determined that U.S. rules to place mandatory labels on meat packages identifying where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered were unfair, reinforcing a previous ruling from 2012 that prompted the U.S. to revise its rules.
Not So Safe: How the FDA Lets Food Safety Slip Through the Holes
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, food safety, protection, health, food additives, illness, humans, food, diet, warning, nutrition, government )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - nutritionaction.com
Many people presume that some federal agency is overseeing the safety of the ingredients in our food supply. That's reasonable, because that is actually what the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is supposed to be doing, and what Congress told...
Cassidy, the Three-Legged Hero
Offbeat  (tags: women, pets, off-beat, news, interesting, humans, dogs, americans, children, pictures, safety, performance, CoolStuff, health, healthy, travel, animalwelfare, suffering, rescued, GoodNews )

Kelly
- 2 days ago - dogchannel.com
Why it is so important to offer your services to your local rescue as a foster. Cassidy, a 5-year-old Shetland Sheepdog-Australian Shepherd mix was found by the side of the road, buried under piles of litter. ~ THIS IS BABY
This Is What Happens In A Depressed Person's Brain
Health & Wellness  (tags: investigation, health, research needed, society, treatment, drugs )

Sharon
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Depression is not a bad mood. It is a biological reality and a medical condition, and when we talk about it as anything less than that, we belittle the people suffering from it.
The High Cost of Cheap Meat - Via Nation of Change
Animals  (tags: Meat Industry, Animal Cruelty, Ecology, Environment, Ethics, Health )

Victoria
- 2 days ago - nationofchange.org
Europe and the US are the largest meat consumers compared to the rest of the world, but this industrialized meat production and over-consumption do not provide a sound ecological and ethical blueprint for the future. Also two good ideas to change this.
Tell Coke to Stop Supporting Monsanto - Please Sign!
Health & Wellness  (tags: monsanto, coke, GMOs, health, wellness )

Marie
- 3 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
What do Monsanto and Coke have in common? They've both spent millions of dollars to keep you in the dark about the foods you buy.
Sign the Petition: Eliminate Toxic Chemicals
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, family, food, greenliving, greenproducts, health, humans, protection, sustainable, PBTs, toxic chemicals, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - jeffmerkley.com
Persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic chemicals, also known as PBTs, are a threat to human health and the environment, but they're more common than you think.
 

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