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2,500 Ground Zero Workers Have Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ground Zero, workers, cancer, risks, health, disease, illness, death, humans, news, study, medicine, government, healthcare )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - nypost.com
More than 2,500 Ground Zero rescuers and responders have come down with cancer, and a growing number are seeking compensation for their illnesses, The Post has learned. The grim toll has skyrocketed from the 1,140 cancer cases reported last year.
9 Must-Know Facts About The Ebola Virus Spreading Across West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: West Africa, Ebola Outbreak, risks, safety, treatment, health, disease, research, protection, medicine, news, illness, death )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The deadliest outbreak of Ebola in history is still ravaging countries in West Africa, particularly Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. And the troubling news continues with the recent report that the head doctor treating patients with Ebola in Sierra Leone
Public Food-Shaming Is The Insidious Type Of Street Harassment No One Is Talking About
Society & Culture  (tags: women, food, diet, society, body image, rights, humans, culture, abuse, ethics, sadness, news, health )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Hey, girl, you shouldn't be eating that. You're gonna get fat!"Of all the things you want to hear while walking to the subway at 11 p.m. on a Friday night, a man screaming at you for eating frozen yogurt on the sidewalk is not one of them.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED 5 Things You Can Do to Help Shut Down SeaWorld
Business  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, GoodNews, pollution, politics, protection, wildlife, world, nature, activists, children, family, health, sadness, violence, women, safety, news, humans, media, movies, whales, animalcruelty )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - peta.org
Public opinion of SeaWorld continues to shift in favor of the captive orcas who have been waiting for years--and sometimes decades--to be freed from the tiny chlorinated tanks at inhumane marine-mammal parks.
URGENT ACTION NEEDED~Steven Tyler Screams Against Farm Animal Abuse
Health & Wellness  (tags: Bill S.2232, Massachusetts lawmakers, animals used for food, will no longer be held captive, in extreme confinement, TWO WEEKS LEFTactivists, violence, healthcare, disease, food, health, medicine, government, prevention, protection, treatment )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - globalanimal.org
Steven Tyler, lead singer of the band Aerosmith, is calling for a ban on the inhumane confinement of farm animals in gestation crates. TWO WEEKS LEFT BEFORE THE SENATORS VOTE. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR FRIENDS IN MASSACHUSETTS TO SIGN THE PETITION, THANX
Anatomy of Female Genital Mutilation
Offbeat  (tags: Anatomy, female, sex, FGM, health )

Ray
- 15 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The world could put a stop to female genital mutilation (FGM) within a generation, international leaders and campaigners say. (This report contains graphic descriptions of the practices involved).
   

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