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Costco Joins a Host of Retailers Refusing to Sell GMO Salmon
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs, Salmon, GE salmon, AquaBounty, Costco, safety, risks )

- 7 hours ago -
The second-largest retailer in the world is now one of more than 60 U.S. supermarket chains rejecting the laboratory fish.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Weasels Out of Promise to Roll Back Insane Cost Increase of Pills
Health & Wellness  (tags: pills, drugs, medication, medicine, prices, broken promises, Shkreli, Big Pharma, pharmaceuticals )

- 14 hours ago -
The price-gouging "pharma bro" is backing out of his promise to lower the cost of Daraprim after jacking up its price by more than 5,000 percent.
Walking Barefoot Can Help Prevent Some Injuries
Health & Wellness  (tags: walking barefoot, preventing injuries, balance, foor injuries, American researcher, health, humans, research, protection )

- 3 days ago -
Walking barefoot helps to improve balance, posture and prevent common foot injuries, according to an American researcher.
Agent Orange: VA Recently Made, More, Updates to the List of Ships That Operated in Vietnam
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, government, violence, world, treatment, risks, protection, medicine )

- 3 days ago -
VA has recently made updates to the list of ships that operated in Vietnam, including the addition of six new ships and the expansion of dates for ships already on the list.
Doctors Find Anti-Fertility Agent In UN Tetanus Vaccine
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, drugs, ethics, family, government, health, humans, safety, vaccines, treatment )

- 3 days ago -
The Kenya Catholic Doctors Association is charging UNICEF and WHO with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus vaccination program sponsored by the Kenyan government.
Help Protect Access to Complex Rehabilitative Technology
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, healthcare, safety, illness, ethics, humans )

- 3 days ago -
This type of technology is designed to meet the specific and unique medical and functional needs of an individual living with disability. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Demand OSHA Protect Coffee Roasters From Lung Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: Diacetyl, coffee roasting, lung disease, OSHA, NIOSH, bronchiolitis obliterans )

- 4 days ago -
A new Center for Disease Control study found an alarming number of workers in a Texas coffee roasting facility with severe lung disease. So why isn't OSHA protecting these workers?
Was Linus Pauling Right About Vitamin C's Curative Powers After All?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vitamin C, Linus Pauling, Vit. C cytotoxic against cancer cells )

- 4 days ago -
A large, decade-long study found that men who took 800 mg of vitamin C per day had less heart disease and lived up to six years longer than those following the conventional guideline of 60 mg/day. [ + VIDEOS ]
PETITION - Make Alzheimer's Disease a National Priority
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alzheimers Disease, Dementia Disease, proper care, Prevention and Control, optimal treatment, health care, costs, Mental health )

- 4 days ago -
The next President of the United States will have the opportunity to lead America toward fundamental advances in the fight against Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
Scientists Have Discovered Bacteria That Are Resistant to All Antibiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: bacteria, antibiotic resistance, sickness )

- 5 days ago -
During a routine surveillance of antibiotic resistance in China, scientists discovered that a new bacterial genetic resistance mechanism called MCR-1 prevents the drug colistin from killing bacteria.
CONSUMED Is Arguably the First Narrative Feature Film to Truly Tackle the Complex and Controversial World of GMOs in a Substanti
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO Foods, GMO risks, interesting, right to know, right to choose, disease, ethics, safety, illness, responsibility, Prevention and Control, protection laws )

- 5 days ago -
GMOs impact every single one of us, every single day. And yet very few people even know what a GMO is. It is our hope that this film not only entertains but also sparks a dialogue about the future of our food, and inspires viewers to impact change.
Petition: Demand Congress Enact Law to Abolish Non-Emergency Child Removals
Health & Wellness  (tags: emergency care, health risks, responsibility, harmful substances, Traumas, physical health, emotional wellness, family protection, safety, prevention, risks )

- 5 days ago -
Over objections of her attorney, attorneys for Cuyhoga County and even County Child Protective Services, a mother's newborn was seized under an "emergency order" by Juvenile Court Magistrate Eleanore Hilow. - just because the mother drank some non-THC..
Tell Dickson to Leave the Geese and Waterfowl of Luther Lake Park Alone
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, death, sadness, safety, society, prevention, protection )

- 5 days ago -
In middle Tennessee, Dickson City Council voted to remove and euthanize all the Canada geese and mallard ducks of Luther Lake. The birds will be rounded up and killed because those who live on the lake complained about the amount of droppings the birds
Petition: Appropriate Funds For Scholarships To Incentivize Medical Professionals in South Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: scholarship, medical professionals, funds, lifesaving training, skills, professional health care, epidemic diseases, health care, Prevention of disease, medical education, lifesaving techniques, safety, protection, ethics )

- 5 days ago -
n South Africa, there is so much Illness and poor health without enough health professionals to care for the sick and save lives. Just a couple of years ago, there was an extreme outbreak of Ebola without enough people that are trained in lifesaving...
Petition to Clarify and Strengthen the Status of Disability Assistance Animals in Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: assistance animals, disabled people, health care, disabling conditions, needed help, guide dogs, laws, treatment, prevention, ethics )

- 5 days ago -
There are several different legal acts in Australia relating to the status of "assistance animals" (on both the state and federal levels). There is a great disparity in the law when it comes to determining what constitutes a disabling condition for...

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