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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
- 5 days 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...
Health Alert: Stop MORCELLATION in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, Morcellation, Gynecological surgeries, risks, safety, warning, health, research, medicine, death, prevention )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - change.org
Many women have been harmed and have died prematurely or unnecessarily because of a routine but avoidable gynecological practice known as MORCELLATION. This world-wide practice has devastated many families for well over two decades now.
Why Hungry Seniors Aren't Getting Enough To Eat
Society & Culture  (tags: hungry, seniors, food, hunger, society, politics, ethics, americans, law, health, government )

Cal
- 15 days ago - npr.org
When we picture hungry Americans, we may see the faces of children, or single moms. But many of the people who struggle to fill their bellies are beyond age 65. Some of them are even malnourished
In Italy, A Steel Plant Blamed For Decades Of Child Cancer
Environment  (tags: health, environment, protection, corporate indifference, healthconditions, pollution, world, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 19 days ago - lastampa.it
Taranto's ILVA steel plant, Europe's largest, emits toxic pollution that doctors believe has long been causing cancer in young victims and sky-high infant mortality. Yet it still operates
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
- 16 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.
The Truth About Food Stamps (Hint: They Work and Help Millions)
Society & Culture  (tags: SNAP, government, politics, food, children, elderly, poverty, hunger, humans, family, health, rights, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - newrepublic.com
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or "SNAP," the new name for the Food Stamp Program, is America's largest and most important nutrition assistance program. It provides low-income people with money they must use to purchase food.
Top 10 Facts You Should Know About Monsanto
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, disease, health, Monsanto, farming, research, prevention, risks, family )

Nancy
- 20 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.
How Snake Venom Could Help Fight Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, snakes, poisonous animals, research, health, protection, medicine, treatment, interesting, research, protection, study )

Cal
- 4 days 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
50 Members of Congress Urge EPA and USDA to Reject New GMO Crops
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineerng, GMOs, Dow Enlist, goodnews, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world, government )

Kathy
- 29 days ago - altheadlines.com
Fifty Members of Congress led by Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04) and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME-01) wrote today to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expressing "grave concerns" over Dow-->
Tell Condé Nast CEO Charles H. Townsend: Stop Promoting Monsanto's Frankenfoods!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 21 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Internal documents from media conglomerate Condé Nast, published August 5 by Gawker, reveal Monsanto's latest public relations ploy. It involves celebrity chefs and nonprofits teaming up to promote Monsanto's frankenfoods on TV and youtube. TAKE ACTION:
Charge Monsanto With Crimes Against Humanity ACTION
Business  (tags: food, family, health, Monsanto petition, corporate, business, corruption, money, humanrights )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - change.org
We, the free-born people of the world, demand to live in a world free of poisonous food. We refuse to be part of Monsanto's crimes against humanity and do whole-heartedly object to Monsanto's activities!
Toxins Found In Water Prompt State Of Emergency In Ohio
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ohio, water supply, microcystin toxin, safety, risks, warning, protection, humans, health, study, news, prevention )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - toledoblade.com
Toledo's public water will remain under a do-not-drink advisory until at least 6 a.m. Sunday pending the return of results from test samples sent out to three different laboratories, Mayor D. Michael Collins said during an evening news conference.
For Diabetics, Losing Weight May Delay Kidney Problems
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health, diabetes, Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention, treatment )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Healthy eating, staying active and losing weight are already recommended for people with type 2 diabetes, and new research suggests these steps may also delay or prevent chronic kidney disease.
On Calif. Coast, Biotoxins Cause Deadly Sea Lion Seizures, Seafood Scare
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
An outbreak of algae-produced biotoxins that attack animals' brains also poses a grave risk to humans.
Tell EPA: Make Radiation Standards More Protective ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: radioactivity, disease, health, nuclear power, EPA )

Nancy
- 30 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Nuclear power operations that release radioactivity have been given an enormous "free pass" to expose communities (and the biosphere) to levels of radiation that are too high.
 

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