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Health & Wellness

Gerawan Violated the Law By Failing to Warn Workers of Pesticides ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gerawan, pesticides, farm workers, labor violations, business, corruption, health )

Nancy
- 1 hour ago - action.ufw.org
After 15 months, the long awaited Investigative Report concludes that Gerawan violated the law (3 CCR § 6118), by failing to notify or warn the workers that the field had been sprayed with toxic pesticides.
How Some Really Smart NYS Fracktivists Beat Cuomo and Won the Fracking War
Health & Wellness  (tags: safety, society, water, pollution waste )

John
- 10 hours ago - dailykos.com
New York State will indefinitely extend it's moratorium and essentially ban fracking. Local ant-fracking organizers began doing something brilliant : they began pressuring their local city governments to ban fracking within their city limits
Taiji Officials: Dolphin Meat 'Toxic Waste' | The Japan Times
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, research, Japan, mercury poisoning, diet, children, Whale Meat, Dolphin Meat, whaling, medicine, risks, warning, government )

Cat
- 23 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
About bloody time! For what is believed to be the first time anywhere in Japan, elected officials have openly condemned the consumption of dolphin meat,
Study Reveals Cops Are the Most Obese Workers in America
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, nutrition, police, obesity )

Angela
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
Their job is to protect and serve - but it seems some police officers interpret this as an excuse to enjoy too many extra servings at the lunch table. A study has revealed US cops have the highest rates of obesity among any profession in the country.
Antibiotic Resistance Will Kill 300 Million People By 2050
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, study, science, research, medicine, humans, environment, Antibiotic resistance, pharmaceutical companies, drugs )

Darren
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
New report says pharma companies make more money from other drugs, so shy away from new antibiotic development
'Hey Doc, I Have Poop Disorder': 6 'Diseases' Big Pharma Is Trying to Make You Believe You Suffer From
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, Big Pharma, hypochondria, pills, diseases, disorders )

Freya
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Have you ever noticed how Big Pharma in the United States has things exactly backward? Instead of developing new pills that people need like non-addictive painkillers and antibiotics for resistant infections, it develops new diseases.
8 Foods We Should Eat Every Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, nutrition )

Jessica
- 3 days ago - beyond-health.nu
Certainly it is not easy to eat eight specific foods every day. But a bit of good will and change of recipe will allow us to make a big difference to our lives and our health. So according to nutrition experts, what we should eat every day?
Save Pumpkin the Cat's Eyesight Fundraiser! Get Inspired!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Save Pumpkin's Eyesight, fundraiser, t-shirts )

Barb
- 4 days ago - booster.com
Pumpkin is a sweet calico who has recently developed an ulcer in her only seeing eye. She needs surgery ASAP in order to save her eyesight. Please contact the organizer with any questions. All funds raised will go to Olivia Clough, the organizer.
100 Years of Bubonic Plague
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, safety, risks, prevention, protection, medicine, illness, humans, healthcare, health, disease, Bubonic Plague, infections, medicine )

Darren
- 4 days ago - scientificamerican.com
In the last century alone, researchers have described more than 1,000 cases of plague infections in the U.S.
Pumpkin the Calico Needs Help Saving Her One Good Eye
Health & Wellness  (tags: calico kitty, Pumpkin, needs eye surgery, Facebook Page, donations needed, pics )

Barb
- 4 days ago - catster.com
A crowdfunding effort will help with surgery to remedy an ulcer for this one-eyed rescue cat. Pumpkin is a sweet-faced Calico who was taken in as a rescue by her owner, Olivia Shaw, in Greensboro, North Carolina, a year ago.
Ebola: An Eyewitness Account From Sierra Leone, Dec. 7
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, study, society, safety, risks, prevention, medicine, illness, humans, health, interesting, disease, death, Ebola, Sierra Leone )

Darren
- 5 days ago - scientificamerican.com
DECEMBER 7, 2014: IN QUARANTINE When we arrive at the school in the village of Tambiama, a few people stand in a dirt yard behind a strip of red and white quarantine tape.
This Nursing Home Calms Troubling Behavior Without Risky Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, AlternativeMed, drugs, healthcare, humans, illness, research, risks, treatment, organic, ethics, exercise )

Lidia
- 5 days ago - npr.org
Though antipsychotics are approved to treat serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the FDA says the drugs can increase the risk of death for people with dementia. Still, they're prescribed for nearly 300,000 nursing home residen
Exhibiting No Symptoms, Woman Forcibly Quarantined in 'Prison-Like' Conditions
Health & Wellness  (tags: quarantines, injustice, volunteers, Doctors Without Borders )

Freya
- 5 days ago - policestateusa.com
A humanitarian worker says she is being detained against her will and "treated like a criminal" after selflessly working to provide health care to the people of Africa. The quarantined nurse has not tested positive for any disease and has exhibited no...
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.
 

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