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Tell Retailers: Label Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Sweet Corn ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, health, Monsanto, ecosystems, environment, corn, prevention )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - grassrootsact.com
Consumers deserve to know whether they're eating an insecticide! Add your name to the form at right to demand labeling for genetically engineered sweet corn, and if we reach 100,000 signatures, we'll send them to the Grocery Manufacturers Association...
Samantha Power to Be a Leading Advocate for Women's Health and Rights ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, safety, Samantha Power, world, women's rights, human rights )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - action.ippfwhr.org
Join us in calling on the US Ambassador to the United Nations to encourage all world leaders to support a woman's right to make her own decisions about her own body.
US to Assign 3,000 From US Military to Fight Ebola
World  (tags: ebola epidemic, West Africa, US military and engineers, health, world, human rights )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - news.msn.com
The U.S. effort will include medics and corpsmen for treatment and training, engineers to help erect the treatment facilities and specialists in logistics to assist in patient transportation.
Every Kid Healthy...and Ready to Learn - Take the Pledge !!
Health & Wellness  (tags: goodnews, pledge, Every Kid Healthy, Ready to Learn, obesity, children, health, healthcare, food, correct nutrition, illness prevention )

BarbCat
- 1 day ago - actionforhealthykids.org
Every child in the United States should be well-nourished, physically active, healthy and ready to learn. Sadly, they're not. One in three kids in this country is either overweight or obese. But they don't have to be. Schools are a big part of the
Hundreds of Gaza Children Permanently Disabled By This Summer's Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, rehabilitation, medical care, children, disabled, society, sadness, violence, ethics, crime, freedoms, safety, health, family, rights )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
This summer's 51 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas took a heavy toll on Gaza's children, killing 501, according to U.N. figures. It injured an additional 3,374, and though the bombs have stopped, hundreds of those children face an uncertain future
Sick Texas Hospital Worker May Have Exposed 700 Babies to TB
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, El PasoTexas, hospital staff, TB, Providence Memorial Hospital, risks, safety, healthcare, warning, protection, prevention, news, health, illness, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
According to the Associated Press, the woman -- whose identity is being withheld due to privacy laws -- may have been infected with TB bacteria for up to a year before she was diagnosed in late August.
Walking or Cycling to Work 'Improves Well-Being'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, green, greenliving, health, healthy, cycling, commuting, driving, Sustainabililty, sustainable, eco-friendly, CO2emissions )

Michael
- 5 days ago - bbc.com
Switching from driving a car to walking or cycling to work improves our well-being, a study suggests.
Another Independent Study Confirms Monsanto's RoundUp Chemicals Are Lethal, Even in Small Doses
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, diet, environment, ethics, food, health, Glyphosate, risks, Roundup, research, study, warning )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - naturalsociety.com
Published just this month in the International Journal of Toxicology, the study "Glyphosate Commercial Formulation Causes Cytotoxicity, Oxidative Effects, and Apoptosis on Human Cells: Differences With its Active Ingredient," proposes what most of us have
Clear Differences Between Organic and Non-Organic Food, Study Finds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenproducts, health, humans, interesting, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Organic food has more of the antioxidant compounds linked to better health than regular food, and lower levels of toxic metals and pesticides, according to the most comprehensive scientific analysis to date.
How Monsanto Will Own All Seed - Outcrossing Pollination Events - Video (9.55 Min)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, contamination, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, organic, Monsanto, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - tv.greenmedinfo.com
US courts have ruled that even if a farmer's plants are accidentally pollinated by Monsanto's GM seed, the resulting seeds and plants are the property of Monsanto. Monsanto budgets $10 million each years to investigate and sue farmers who are not paying
Tell Retailers: Label Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Sweet Corn
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto, GMO, genetically modified, sweet corn, pesticides, health, USA )

Scooby
- 5 days ago - grassrootsact.com
Monsanto has created genetically engineered sweet corn that produces pesticides in its own tissue, and it's being grown and sold to consumers throughout the United States.
GMO Safety, Weed Control Top Concerns as US Study Kicks Off
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, diversity, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - reuters.com
Agriculture experts raised a number of concerns with genetically modified crops, including safety and spreading weed resistance, at the first public meeting of a a U.S. government sponsored study of genetically engineered crops held Monday.
Brain May 'Compensate' for Alzheimer's Damage
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Neuroscience, Health, Alzheimer's disease, research )

Ray
- 7 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The human brain may be able to compensate for some of the early changes seen in Alzheimer's disease, research in Nature Neuroscience shows.
Tell Starbucks: Switch to Organic Milk
Green Lifestyle  (tags: milk, organic milk, cows, food, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, humans, organic, interesting, protection, society, sustainable, world )

Sara
- 6 days ago - action.foe.org
Starbucks buys nearly 100 million gallons of milk each year -- most of it from cows raised in cruel conditions in factory-farms. These cows are fed chemically-treated alfalfa and GMO crops like soy and corn
GM Lags Behind Conventional in Drought-Resistant Maize Breeding Efforts
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
An important article has been published in Nature journal. "Cross-bred crops get fit faster", by Natasha Gilbert, explains how genetic engineering lags behind conventional breeding in efforts to create drought-resistant maize for Africa.
 

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