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Health & Wellness

Genetically Engineered "Golden Rice" Threatens Ecological Agriculture - Sign Please!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ecological, genetically engineered, crops, golden rice, phillipines )

Scooby
- 7 hours ago - eco-agri.greenpeace.org.ph
Ecological Agriculture is a farming system that works in harmony with nature. It is beneficial not only to the environment, but also to the livelihood of farmers in the face of a changing climate.
Reject Genetically Modified Corn and Soy - Sign Please!
Health & Wellness  (tags: USA, genetically modified, corn, soy, health )

Scooby
- 12 hours ago - forcechange.com
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is supposed to serve the public's best interests. "We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition.
Amazing Israeli Shoe to Protect Against Balance Problems AndFalls
Health & Wellness  (tags: Balance problems, Israeli motorized shoe, prevents falls )

Patricia
- 17 hours ago - jewsnews.co.il
Imagine having a balance problem and being afraid of falls. You might be using a cane or a walker. Now an Israeli company called B-Shoe has made that cane and walker no longer necessary by creating a computerized shoe that corrects for it!
Likelihood of 6800 New Ebola Case in West Africa By End of Month
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Quarantine, West Africa, outbreak, virusesresearch, humans, illness )

Deb
- 21 hours ago - allvoices.com
New Ebola cases could reach 6,800 in West Africa by the end of the month if new control measures are not enacted according to a new analysis. The CDC estimates there will be 500,00 cases of Ebola by the end of January.
Hayley Okines Defies Odds By Celebrating 14th Birthday | Daily Mail Online
Health & Wellness  (tags: progeria, genetic disorder, disorders )

Slava
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
The story of a beautiful soul and her life living with the genetic disorder Progeria that takes its name from the Greek word 'proeros' meaning prematurely old and involves a mutant protein called progerin that accelerates physical ageing.
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
- 2 days 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.
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
- 2 days 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
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
- 2 days 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
1976 Vs. Today: Ebola's Terrifying Evolution
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Outbreak, Africa, Health Care, Doctors Without Borders )

Brian
- 2 days ago - thedailybeast.com
"Though it was 40 years ago, doctors contained Zaire's 1976 Ebola outbreak better than today's outbreak. In a new paper, those doctors give insight and advice to current health care workers."
Please Sign: Congress, Make Shackling of Pregnant Prisoners a Crime
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, pregnant prisoners shackled, health and human rights, women's rights, safety, unborn and newborn health, family, children, abuse of state laws, Department of Correction failure to prot )

Susan
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The thought of shackling a woman during labor or delivery is so horrific, one would expect only the most uncivilized places to allow it. But currently those places include most of the US states. States that do have laws banning it often don't enforce them
Pesticide Residue Found on Nearly Half of Organic Produce
Health & Wellness  (tags: Organic Produce, Pesticides, Residue, Contamination )

Brian
- 4 days ago - cbc.ca
"I would hope that the products are without pesticides," says organic food consumer." Good luck.
Prosecute Woman for Duct Taping Children to The Floor of Daycare! PLEASE SIGN!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Heart2Heart Montessori Academy, prosecute Pamela Decker, duct taping children, to sleeping mats )

BarbCat
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
Heart2Heart Montessori Academy outside of Fort Worth has been responsible for the care of children 18 months to five years old. The Montessori Method cultivates education for these children with focused attention of teachers within small classrooms,
GMO Foods Cause Cancer-Pseudoscience Says It's So
Health & Wellness  (tags: Anti-GMO, Extremism, Ideology, Paranoia, Pseudoscience, Anti-Science, Cancer, GMOs )

Brian
- 4 days ago - dailykos.com
"Let's make something clear right here, at the beginning of the article-there is a vast amount of legitimate scientific literature that describes evidence that GMO crops are safe to both human health and the environment. "
TAKE ACTION: We Can't Let Big Oil Get Away With This---PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: TAKE ACTION, Big Oil, Oil Trains, Communities At Risk, Spills, Explosions, Human Health, Death, Contamination, PLEASE SIGN )

Brian
- 5 days ago - act.credoaction.com
"Tell the Department of Transportation: Keep exploding oil trains out of American communities. Submit a public comment now and we'll deliver it before the September 30 public comment deadline." PLEASE SIGN.
Tell Retailers: Label Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Sweet Corn ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, health, Monsanto, ecosystems, environment, corn, prevention )

Nancy
- 5 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...
 

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