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PETITION - Combat the Debilitating Zika Virus
Health & Wellness  (tags: zika virus, mosquitoes disease, mosquito controlling, Pregnant women, health care, debilitating symptoms, prevention, risks, safety, protection )

Sabine
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
The Zika virus is relatively new to the Americas and is spread by the Aedes mosquito. Although there have been no reports of instances of transmission from the mosquito in the U.S., the virus can also be transmitted from an infected pregnant woman to...
PETITION - Make Feminine Hygiene Products More Accessible and Affordable
Health & Wellness  (tags: india, hygienic products, Sanitary Products, accessibility, affordable products, health care, Preventive care, safety, women's issues, Womens Rights )

Sabine
- 15 hours ago - forcechange.com
Women make up 50 percent of the world but less than half of women in lower or middle income countries actually have access to sanitary feminine products. Menstruation without sanitary products is a serious barrier to daily life and, in many ways, can...
PETITION - Provide Birth Control to Avoid Virus-Related Birth Defects in Newborns
Health & Wellness  (tags: zika virus, Preventive care, Birth Control, Birth Defects, access to health care, Pregnant women, checkups, risks, safety, protection, proper treatments )

Sabine
- 18 hours ago - forcechange.com
Fear of the Zika virus has El Salvador's government telling women to avoid becoming pregnant for the next two years because the virus causes birth defects in newborns. However, these women don't have access to birth control options and are faced with...
FOOD WATCH: Rock Legend Neil Young Takes His Anti-Monsanto Message on the Road
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, safety, anti-Monsanto, risks, warning, culture, interesting )

Beryl
- 23 hours ago - alternet.org
In his latest album, the longtime champion of farmersâEUR(TM) rights offers a sharp criticism of the agrochemical giant.
Ben Jealous Former President of the NAACP Endorses Sanders
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ben Jealous, former President of NAACP, endorses Bernie Sanders, MLK )

Unpacking
- 1 day ago - realclearpolitics.com
It comes down to the trio that MLK referred to as the triplets of evil: racism, militarism, and greed. Bernie Sanders has been very consistent in fighting racism, in fighting stupid wars, Vietnam or Iraq, he has been very consistent in fighting greed.
Tell Congress: Consumers Want the Right to Choose Raw Milk! - See More at: Http://Salsa3.Salsalabs.Com/O/ 50865/P/Dia/Action3/Com
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, freedoms )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
ItâEUR(TM)s time to protect farmers from raw milk raids, and make it legal and easy for consumers to buy raw milk. - See more at: http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50865/p/dia/action3/ common/public/?action_KEY=18257#sthash.IwW8bWNG.dp uf
To Stop Brain Shrinkage, Start Moving
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, exercise, risks )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
Physical fitness during middle age may be a driver of brain health later in life, according to the results of a new study.
PETITION - Demand Dental Care for Native American Populations
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native Amreican health, dental care, human rights health, proper health treatment, dental therapists, dental services, access to health care )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Many Native American populations in Washington State are facing a dental health care crisis, with no access to dental services. Legislation is being considered that would allow for these native communities to bring dental therapists to their reservations
Tell These Companies to Make Chemical-Free Tampons PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, protection )

Anna
- 1 day ago - sierra.force.com
Send a strong message to Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, and Edgewell Personal Care to use only USDA certified organic cotton for feminine hygiene products.
Mobile Cancer Screening Device Could Save Womens Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, cancer screening, cervical cancer, Kenya, women, family, health, healthcare, prevention, safety, society, warning )

Gemma
- 1 day ago - israel21c.org
On World Cancer Day, Kenyan nurses are using an Israeli device from MobileODT to screen hundreds of women for cervical cancer.
CONNECT for Health Act Action Alert
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, illness, healthcare, medicine, prevention, safety, treatment, protection, humans )

Alice
- 2 days ago - stroke.org
The CONNECT for Health Act would expand access to telehealth - including telestroke care - for all Americans on Medicare. Urge your member of Congress to support this bill today! PLEASE SIGN !!
Vets Turn to Sweat Lodges to Treat PTSD
Health & Wellness  (tags: sweat lodge, PTSD, veterans )

Judy
- 2 days ago - koaa.com
A centuries-old tradition has become a new form of treatment for soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, and the Native American sweat lodge on Fort Carson is leading the way for military installations around the country.
Why the BMI May Be a Flawed Measure of Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, news )

Elaine
- 3 days ago - livescience.com
The body mass index, or BMI, may not be an accurate indicator of a person's risk of heart disease or diabetes, according to a new study.
A Very Clever Response To Anti-Abortion Protestors
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, clinics, anti-choice activists, protests )

Freya
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
One California women's health clinic will not be intimidated by anti-abortion protestors.
 

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