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Facing Rising Dental Costs, Seniors Head to Mexico
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, senior citizens, ethics, dental insurance, dental treatment costs, healthcare, Mexico, government, medicine, interesting, research, protection, treatment, news, health, society )

Carrie
- 889 days ago - santafenewmexican.com
About 60 percent of Americans have dental insurance coverage. But, even so, the nation's older population has been largely left behind. Nearly 70 percent of seniors are not insured, according to a study compiled by Oral Health America.
Food Disaster: Republicans Stomp on GMO Labeling
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, GMO labeling. H.R. 1599, government, republicans, diet, food, family, humans, ethics, protection, health, news, risks, safety, warning )

Carrie
- 916 days ago - alternet.org
With no debate and only a voice vote, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture today passed out of committee H.R. 1599, a bill to preempt statesâEUR(TM) rights to label GMOs. Within hours, it was announced that the bill will go ...
Farmers Market Program Doubles the Fresh Goods for Food Aid Recipients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, SNAP Program, government, diet, food, humans, society, family, nutrition, news )

Carrie
- 938 days ago - santafenewmexican.com
As more and more New Mexicans enroll in SNAP, state and federal agencies are pumping taxpayer cash into a program called Double Up Food Bucks to encourage participants to spend their benefits on fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets.
Israel DoesnâEUR(TM)t Abuse Children, It Only Murders Them
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, Gaza beach deaths, ISRAEL IMPUNITY, ICC, ASSAULT ON GAZA 2014, JUSTICE, MURDER, international law, usa, world, media, news, children, child, freedoms, violence, death, americans, internet, family )

Jess
- 947 days ago - english.pnn.ps
According to eyewitnesses, the scene at the bombed-out neighborhood very much looked as if borrowed from the German city of Dresden in 1945.
50 Hospitals Charge Uninsured More Than 10 Times Cost of Care, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, uninsured Americans, ethics, dishonesty, illness, safety, society, warning, humans, interesting, abuse, research, study )

Carrie
- 951 days ago - washingtonpost.com
All but one of the facilities are owned by for-profit entities and the largest number of hospitals ~ 20 ~ are in Florida. Topping the list is North Okaloosa Medical Center, a 110-bed facility in the Florida Panhandle about an hour outside of Pensacola.
Victory in Vermont!
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, Vermont, food, prevention, safety, family, government, americans )

Nancy
- 985 days ago - gmoinside.org
A Vermont law that could make the state the first in the country to require labeling of genetically modified food has been allowed by a federal judge to stand for now despite opposition by food industry groups.
Third-Degree Burn. McDonald's "Treatment"? MUSTARD. PETITION!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, news, interesting, americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, prevention, protection, treatment, health, food )

Robert
- 1033 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Four out of five fast food workers have been burned on the jobâEUR"most repeatedly, many badly. To make matters worse, many fast food restaurants donâEUR(TM)t even have a properly-equipped and accessible first aid kit
Thank Richard & Wash for Making a Beautiful Film About Caregivers! ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, world, caregivers, society, culture, arts, celebrity, movies, 'Still Alice', Julianne Moore, Oscars, family, disease, humans, illness )

Carrie
- 1058 days ago - caringacross.org
According to co-directors Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, their Oscar-nominated movie 'Still Alice' is actually about "the real unsung heroes: caregivers." Movies like Still Alice are incredibly powerful because they have the ability to ...
These Are The 10 Happiest States In America
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, happiness, humans, health, interesting, news, research, society, environment, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Carrie
- 1061 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Time to move to Alaska? According to the newest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index report, we might want to actually consider it. The state was ranked No. 1 in the country for highest overall well-being.
A Petition for Basic Human Rights
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, activists, culture, freedoms, environment, health, healthcare )

Micahel
- 1063 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The lady who started this petition is long for the day when every one has enough, basic rights of life mankind should have in this 21st century: food clothingm an income and shelter. Sounds like the Brotherhood of mankind sharing all in Imagine.
STRIVING FOR THE PERFECT DIET IS MAKING US SICK
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, orthorexia, diet, food, health, research, risks, safety, warning, interesting, nutrition, study, science, society )

Carrie
- 1074 days ago - popsci.com
Americans today have a complicated relationship with food, to put it kindly. As a growing number of people dramatically retool their diets in the pursuit of health, some are cutting out half the categories on the food pyramid altogether.
Is the Boycott Strategy Working?
Health & Wellness  (tags: corporate, abuse, americans, business, consumers, corruption, cover-up, environment, ethics, farming, finance, humans, money, world, usa, SustainableDevelopment, marketing, politics, news, society, sustainabledevelopment, law, lies, government, economy, d )

Leopold
- 1177 days ago - organicconsumers.org
It's boycott time again. With less than two weeks to go before voters in Oregon and Colorado decide on ballot initiatives to require mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the Junk Food Giants are at it again.
Stand Up To Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Stand Up To Cancer, disease, worldwide marathon, celebrities, canadians, americans, Good News stories, children )

Barb
- 1228 days ago - standup2cancer.org
1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. We can change these odds. Right now, thousands of people across the country are standing up to cancer and helping SU2C invest in the future of collaborative cancer resear
Firefighters Need More Funds to Handle Wildfires
Health & Wellness  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, americans, death, education, environment, ethics, family, government, politi )

Wendy
- 1237 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
For years, the Forest Service has had to borrow billions of dollars from critical conservation programs to fund wildfire suppression when Congress doesn't allocate enough dollars,
What Not to Eat: This Is One Monster Meal!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, obesity, diet, food, Red Robin, health, nutrition, risks, warning, society, humans, illness )

Carrie
- 1240 days ago - nutritionaction.com
Red Robin's Monster Meal has WAY too much saturated fat and sodium, not to mention two days' worth of calories.

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