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Surviving Ebola: For Those Who Live Through It, What Lies Ahead?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola outbreak, survivors, world, warning, research, health, disease, humans, news, safety, treatment, death, medicine )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - cbsnews.com
As the Ebola virus continues to ravage West Africa, one thing has become all too clear: this highly contagious virus has an incredibly poor prognosis. This outbreak is the largest ever recorded.
VIDEO - Gaza: Is This a War on Children? | Channel 4 News   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: CHILDREN'S RIGHTS, PTSD, TRAUMA, Gaza siege-airstrikes 2014, STOP THE BOMBING, LIFT THE SIEGE, Vyoutube, USA, END ALL US MILITARY AID TO ISRAELwar cri, humanitarian crisis, WAR ON CHILDREN, NOW!, WORLD, OBAMA-KERRY, healthcare, medicine, warning )

Jess
- 2 days ago - youtu.be
July 23, 2014 - Warning: this report does contain distressing images of injured children. Jon Snow has been speaking to youngsters in Gaza City about their lives and how they're coping with living in a warzone.
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
- 2 days 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
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
- 2 days 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
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
- 3 days 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.
Sierra Leone's Chief Ebola Doctor Infected With Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: world health, Sierra Leone, West Africa, Ebola Outbreak, doctor infected, risks, safety, medicine, disease, society, news, health )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - bbc.com
The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency has said. Sheik Umar Khan tested positive and has been admitted to hospital in Kailahun, the epicentre of the outbreak.
Gaza Hospitals Struggle to Treat Injured in Latest Israeli Airstrikes (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, hospitals, doctors, medicine, ethics, death, violence, humans, sadness, safety, rights, politics, abuse )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
As Israel continues to pound Gaza with airstrikes -- carrying out 50 bombings overnight Monday and more throughout the day on Tuesday -- Sahbani expressed concern about the capacity of the territory's hospitals to attend to the many injured.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Enforce Charlemagne's Law and Free the Keeshonds From Marjorie's Kennel
Business  (tags: 100 worst puppy mills, gotten 60 out, dogs, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, abused, endangered, cruelty, suffering, protection, rescued, sadness, environment, death, crime, killed, killing, activists, americans, women, law, internet, dishonesty, corruption )

Kelly
- 10 days ago - change.org
For the last 8 months, a group of dedicated Keeshond Lovers has been working to free dogs from a puppy mill in Harpursville, NY. We have gotten 60 out but now the owner has gone back on her word and we need your help.
Drug-Resistant Superbug Infections Explode Across U.S. Hospitals: 500% Increase Foreshadows 'New Plague' Caused By Modern Medici
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, health, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, research, safety, society, study )

Frans
- 11 days ago - naturalnews.com
.......This dangerous bacteria is finding its way into healthcare facilities nationwide... A CRE epidemic is fast approaching... Even this marked increase likely underestimates the true scope of the problem given variations in hospital surveillance...
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Urge the FDA to End Painful Tests on Animals
Science & Tech  (tags: Thousands of mice, rats, rabbits, dogs, monkeys are killed, can cause severe abdominal pain, paralysis, convulsions, seizures, bleeding from the nose, mouth and genitals, research, science, scientists, medicine, safety, technology, treatment, s )

Kelly
- 12 days ago - peta.org
Shockingly, the FDA acknowledges that 92 out of every 100 drugs that successfully pass these crude animal tests fail or cause harm during human clinical trials. In spite of this intolerable failure rate, the FDA continues
What You Can Do To Help The "World's Saddest Animal," A Polar Bear Trapped In The Desert
Business  (tags: Nearly 46, 000 people, have signed a petition, languishing in a stark, sunbaked, Argentina, reach well over 100 degrees, world, violence, sadness, politics, government, safety, animalcruelty, abused, endangered, animalwelfare, protection, suffering, cruel )

Kelly
- 13 days ago - thedodo.com
Photos via Save Polar Bear Arturo ~It's a long way from the chilly arctic tundra to the sunbaked hills of Argentina, and nobody knows that better than a polar bear named Arturo.
How Do You Pay for a Drug That Costs $84,000?
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, treatment, Sovaldi, costs, healthcare, ethics, government, drugs, investigation, research )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Since Gilead Sciences unveiled Sovaldi more than six months ago, its $84,000 price tag has ignited a conversation in the health policy world about how to make life-saving medicines more affordable without hurting drugmakers' incentives to develop the...
New Immunotherapy Procedure That Kills Cancer in Dogs Could Help Save Human Lives, Too
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, dogs, cats, humans, pets, immunotherapy, disease, health, healthcare, illness, medicine, prevention, research, science, society, treatment )

Lone
- 15 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Our pets are like family members, so when they get sick, we want to get them the best treatment possible. But when dogs and cats are diagnosed with cancer, about half of them have their lives shortened.
Cat Gets Help For Sick Owner By Knocking On Neighbors' Window
Offbeat  (tags: , , tapping on a window, cats, endangered, GoodNews, protection, rescued, suffering, medicine, prevention, safety, women, europe, GoodNews, investigation, humans, habitat, unusual, pets, performance, photos )

Kelly
- 16 days ago - thedodo.com
Heroes can come in all shapes and sizes. And it just so happens, the hero in this story, Slinky Malinki, is the shape and size of a cat.~THIS IS BABY
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Tell Holland America Cruise Lines to Stop Supporting the Grind Slaughter of Cetaceans in the Faroes!
World  (tags: slaughter, killed, killing, suffering, sadness, wildlife, protection, endangered, extinction, conservation, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, abused, abuse, environment, whales, activists, violence, sadness, media, internet, government, conservation, ecosyste )

Kelly
- 16 days ago - change.org
The Faroe Islands are home to an extremely barbaric cetacean drive hunt, called the Grindadráp/Grind. During a Grind, hundreds of pilot whales and other cetaceans are driven into fjords, and pulled up onto kill beaches,
 

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