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Man Tries To Feed Medicine To Pandas; Pandas Have Other Ideas (VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, medicine, pandas, play time, funny video, humans, health )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
This zookeeper apparently needed to give some medicine to two pandas, but it didn't go quite as planned. You see, the ursine duo seems to have mistaken medicine time for playtime. Few would stand a chance against such outrageously cute behavior.
7 Reasons to Never Drink Soda Pop Again
Health & Wellness  (tags: soda drinking, research, prevention, protection, illness, food, diet, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, risks, study, health )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - ecowatch.com
Read some of these potential outcomes of heavy soda-drinking, and you may be reaching for some water or a glass of fresh organic juice instead.
Did Deforestation Cause Ebola? | TakePart
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, disease, government, deforestation )

Jean
- 22 hours ago - takepart.com
While Ebola continues to ravage Liberia and Sierra Leone, an old debate has returned over how best to discourage future transmissions in areas like the one from which the virus emerged.
NYT Op Ed: How to Defeat Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: workld, Ebola, outbreak, virus, West Africa, US, health care delivery, source )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
An alarming new symptom of Ebola in America: It seems to make brains mushy and hearts hard. So let's calm down and get to work protecting America from Ebola by stopping this disaster at its source.
Scary Treats--Shop Carefully for Halloween
Health & Wellness  (tags: Halloween, GMO label bills, candy, Hershey, Mars, Nestle, chocolate, child slavery, worker abuse, palm oil )

Joyce
- 1 day ago - fairworldproject.org
10 popular candies are owned by Hershey or Mars; Hershey fights GMO label bills by donating $700,000 to NO on Prop 105 in Co. and NO on 92 in Or. Nestlé is sued for aiding/abetting child slavery on cacao fields, an industry noted for worker abuse, GMOs
Craig Spencer Tests Positive For Ebola In New York City (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, NYC doctor, Bellevue Hospital, health, illness, news, risks, safety, treatment, prevention, protection )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
A New York City doctor who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea, tested positive for the disease on Thursday, the New York Times reported.
End the GMO Paranoia: Knowledge Is the Key to Fighting Fear
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mental Health, Mental Illness, Orthorexia, Paranoia, Food Purity, Fear Mongering, Anxiety, GM Food, Misinformation, Ideology, Extremism, Biotechnology )

Brian
- 2 days ago - hawaiifarmersdaughter.com
"Having worked in mental health for several years, it is really disturbing to me to see so many Hawaii folks wrapped up on the fear brigade against biotechnology."
What West Africa Can Teach the US About Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Outbreak, Hemmoraghic Fever, Nigeria, Senegal, US, Dallas, Texas )

Brian
- 2 days ago - commondreams.org
"Nigeria and Senegal have declared victory on Ebola even as healthcare workers in Texas contract it."
Ebola Survivor
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, disease, death, health, illness, medicine, research, risks, treatment )

Olga
- 2 days ago - msf.org
Alexander lost his wife, a brother and two daughters. Now, he had to save his only boy, Kollie James. And he did with the help of MSF.
Aging in America: Stuck in the Middle
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health, eldercare, caretakers, economic bind, medicine, family, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 2 days ago - cbsnews.com
Senior citizens whose finances fall IN THE MIDDLE -- not rich, not poor -- can find themselves in a real bind if they need home care. And their loved ones can find themselves caught in the middle as well.
White House Halts Research Into "Super Strains" of Infectious Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: Obama Administration, Health, Funding, Budget, Cuts, Infectious Diseases )

Brian
- 2 days ago - richarddawkins.net
"The funding halt affects future influenza, MERS, and SARS research -- and current researchers have been asked to suspend their studies as well."
Israelis Discover Clear Link Between Diabetes and Parkinson's Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israel medical researchers, Parkinson's Disease, diabetes type 2 )

David
- 3 days ago - nocamels.com
Israeli scientists at Israel's Ben Gurion University in the Negev have found a definite link between Type II diabetes and the propensity for developing Parkinson's disease. She won grants from the EU 7th Framework Program, among other scientific bodies.
Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect
Health & Wellness  (tags: child abuse, information, prevention, protection )

Joyce
- 3 days ago - nspcc.org.uk
Find out what child abuse is, how to spot the signs, who is affected and what you should do if you're worried about a child.
Paralyzed Man Walks Again After Breakthrough Cell Transplant
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, treatment, Paralysis, disability, GoodNews, goodnews )

Glenn
- 3 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
This could be a new hope for the disabled everywhere.
 

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