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Fracking Risks Compared to Asbestos and Other Environmental and Health Dangers
Environment  (tags: study, research, fracking, frackis whack, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, water, world )

Cal
- 20 days ago - ecowatch.com
While the title of the new British government report Innovation: Managing Risk, Not Avoiding It sounds cheery, the news it contained about fracking, among other environmentally dubious technologies, was anything but.
Ebola: What Are We Waiting For?
World  (tags: ebola, west Africa, worlds nations, waiting, leaders, health care, research, help )

Dandelion
- 28 days ago - act.one.org
The world waited too long to respond to Ebola. Ebola is devastating West Africa. Leaders from every nation--not just the usual suspects--need to stop waiting and act. Please add your voice to this petition. Thank you.
Miscarriage and Stillbirth Linked to Fracking Chemical Exposure
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, ffacking, frack is whack, environment, ecosystems, destruction, research )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theecologist.org
Fracking for oil and gas uses a wide range of chemicals that disrupt reproductive function in both sexes
Fracking Linked to Miscarriages, Birth Defects and Infertility
Environment  (tags: environment, healthconditions, fracking, frack is whack, research, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, destruction, politics, science )

Cal
- 10 days ago - alternet.org
Children and developing fetuses are especially vulnerable to environmental problems caused by fracking.
A Huge Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Melting Three Times Faster Than Previously Thought
Environment  (tags: climate-change, rising seas, research, ecosystems, destruction, environment, globalwarming, world )

Cal
- 15 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A West Antarctic ice sheet that is roughly the size of Texas is losing the amount of ice equivalent to Mount Everest every two years, representing a melt rate that has tripled over the last decade, according to new research t
What Happened to the Oil From the Deepwater Horizon Disaster? -
Environment  (tags: Deepwater Horizon, residual oil, oil spill, research, science, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 24 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Scientists had hoped much of the oil trapped in the water would eventually disperse so bacteria could break it down. -
Datapoints: Public Funding for Family Planning Is a Sound Investment, LARC Lowers Teen Pregnancy & More
Health & Wellness  (tags: teen pregnancy, family planning, health, contraception, research, prevention )

Nancy
- 17 days ago - go.nationalpartnership.org
A look at the public savings and health benefits of U.S. investments in family planning services, as well as graphics examining the impact of expanded contraceptive access for teens and the link between HIV and intimate partner violence.
Protect Rare Woodpeckers From Destructive Logging.CAPITALISM IS KILLING OFF THIS SPECIAL SPECIE SAVE THEM!
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, french, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, research, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Do not allow black-backed woodpeckers to become extinct in the name of capitalism. The Fish and Wildlife Service should honor its commitment to the animals it is supposed to protect, not give in to the logging industry and their lobbyists who value profit
Depression Could Finally Get as Much Biomedical Attention as Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, study, science, safety, research, investigation, humans, illness, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, depression, biomedical, cancer, science )

Darren
- 29 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Research into depression has struggled whereas studies of cancer have thrived. The balance could be shifting
Has Stanford University Found a Cure for Alzheimer's Disease?A CURE FOR A DEADLY DISEASE! EPIC
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, illness, interesting, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, safety, society, study, treatment )

Rose ann
- 9 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
These cells, called 'microglia' function well when people are young, but when they age, a single protein called EP2 stops them operating efficiently. Now scientists have shown that blocking the protein allows the microglia to function normally again.
Petcoke: The Toxic Black Dust Coming to a Community Near You
Environment  (tags: petcok, tar sands, coal powered plants, healthconditions, protection, pollution, ecosystems, energy, humans, environment, destruction, research, nature, politics )

Cal
- 9 days ago - theecologist.org
The waste product of refining heavy oil from Canada's tar sands, petcoke is stored in open mountains around Chicago's 'Slag Valley', sending plumes of sticky black dust over poor neighborhoods every time the wind blows
Remove Waste From Our Oceans.OUR OCEANS ARE OUR LIFEBLOOD.SAVE THEM
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, ecosystems, globalwarming, pollution, protection, research, science, water )

Rose ann
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
arbage patches are what scientists have named the gigantic patches of garbage floating in our oceans. The patches are made through our ocean's currents, corralling plastic debris, timbers, beams, and other trash into a buffet of plastic debris.IT'S SAD!!
What's Up With That: Stress Could Be Turning Your Hair Gray
Science & Tech  (tags: health, humans, interesting, news, research, study, history )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - wired.com
Stories of stress turning hair gray abound in popular culture, from Marie Antoinette's hair turning white the night before her beheading, to Barack Obama's rapid first-term graying. But, is there actually a mechanism in your body that translates anxiety i
Applaud New York Times for Proclaiming Cow Milk Unhealthy.DECEPTION BEHIND THE MILK INDUSTRY.WE ARE DRINKING TO OUR DIMISE.GO NY
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, death, diet, disease, drugs, ethics, family, food, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, investigation, medicine, nutrition, prevention, research, risks, science, society, warning )

Rose ann
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
The dairy industry wishes to keep consumers in the dark about the risks of drinking dairy milk. Numerous studies have been released over the past few years, pointing to dairy consumption as a main culprit in Americans' declining health.BLAME ON FALSE ADS!
How To Watch This Weekend's Mysterious Geminids Meteor Shower
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, history, humans, meteors, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Caree
- 8 days ago - msn.com
This weekend is the last major meteor shower of the year -- the Geminids meteor shower -- and experts suspect it will be quite a show. The best time to watch will be coming up this weekend when the sky will come alive with hundreds of shooting stars ...
 

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