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Health & Wellness

Doctors Test New Genetically Targeted Lung Cancer Drug
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Research, Development, Biotechnology, Genetic Modification, Cancer Drug, Human Trials )

Brian
- 1 hour ago - wwltv.com
"Doctors are testing a new treatment for lung cancer that specifically targets the genetics of each tumor, and you can be a part of the free treatment."
The World Has the Knowledge, Tools and Funds to Eliminate Ebola. Let's Do It.
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Ebola Outbreak, prevention, study, treatment, knowledge, tools, funds )

Darren
- 7 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Jim Yong Kim is president of the World Bank. Paul Farmer is the Kolokotrones University professor at Harvard University. Farmer and Kim, who are infectious disease physicians, co-founded the nonprofit organization Partners in Health.
Please Sign: Governor Haley, Cut Alarming Domestic Violence Rates in South Carolina
Health & Wellness  (tags: domestic violence, South Carolina, Governor Haley, Arkansas reform by Candidate Ross, murders, women's health and safety )

Susan
- 13 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Domestic abuse and domestic murder rates have dropped steeply nationwide. But not in South Carolina, which has the highest rate of male on female murders in the country - 300 in just one decade!
Magnetic Detection of Malaria Shows Promise
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Malaria, magnetic, detection, parasite, illness, research, study, prevention, treatment )

Darren
- 17 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
A quick method detects by-products of the parasite's growth in the blood and is more portable and less error-prone than conventional tests
Epileptic Baby Given Liquid CANNABIS to Stop Him Fitting
Health & Wellness  (tags: Epileptic Seizures, Cannabis Medical Marijuana Health Choice )

Slava
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
A 10-month-old boy who suffers from a rare form of epilepsy is being treated with liquid cannabis.Oliver Osborn has migrating partial epilepsy, provoking up to 100 seizures a day.
TORONTO - 30th Anniversary Vegetarian Food Festival September 5 - 7, 2014
Health & Wellness  (tags: toronto, harbourfront centre, vegetarian food festival, lifestyle, food, diet, family, health, humans, nutrition, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - harbourfrontcentre.com
Discover how to choose a healthier, greener, and more compassionate lifestyle through cooking demonstrations, free samples, new products, and lots of delicious food.
Hillary Clinton Is Just Plain Wrong on GMOs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hillary Clinton, usa, politics, gmo's, science, research, environment, health )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - organicconsumers.org
Hillary would do well to go back to her science books. Here are the facts, as understood by every biologist. Seed hybridization occurs when the seeds of two compatible parent plants, within the same species, are crossed, either in a controlled...
Food as Medicine: How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce to Help Heal Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, research, food, diet, AlternativeMed )

Nils Ande
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
From a young age, we learn that it doesn't matter how or what we eat, there is a quick fix around the corner for whatever ails us--whether we're obese, have high blood pressure or bad cholesterol--just to name a few of the issues plaguing our society
China GMO-Leukemia Link Debunked: How Anti-GMOers Scaremonger, Twisting Facts, Manipulate Internet
Health & Wellness  (tags: Anti-GMOers, fear mongers, China, Leukemia, Golden Rice, disinformation, manipulation, GMOs, genetic modification, biotechnology )

Brian
- 3 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"The anti-GMO believers have learned that the constant release of tenuous, unconfirmed, even fake, information is critical to their misinformation campaign, as it resonates favorably with the biotech-knowledge-less. "
Kindness, Not Punishment, Helps Drug Users Quit
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, rehab, treatment, addicts )

Freya
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
We need to treat addiction like we treat other health problems precipitated by poor choices.
Senegal Confirms First Case of Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, Senegal, West Africa, disease, humans, health, risks, safety, warning, prevention, illness, society, protection, treatment, medicine )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, a major hub for West Africa's business and aid community, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told a news conference on Friday.
Sign the Petition: Tell the USDA to Label Pink Slime
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, beef, pink slime, FDA, labeling, meat )

Freya
- 3 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Pink slime is back. The ammonia-treated beef additive made from grinding together unused scraps of beef and connective tissue is starting to make a major comeback, with sales up three-fold since 2012.
Iceland's Largest Volcano Erupts Overnight
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, environment, volcano, Volcanic Eruption, iceland, iceland volcano, eruption )

Darren
- 4 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Volcano experts declare 'red alert' after Iceland's Bardarbunga erupts overnight, prompting immediate flights ban echoing 2010 ash cloud disaster
Disabled Girl Who Was Told She Would Never Walk Unaided Wins Place at Top Ballet School After Pioneering Operation Funded
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ballet school, operation, disabled, girl, Cerebral Palsy, fundraising, disease, health, humans, illness, research, treatment, society )

Lone
- 4 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Matilda Duncan was born with cerebral palsy but had an operation paid for by a fundraising campaign launched by her best friend Casey Burke - who also has the debilitating condition.
 

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