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Chimerex Refuses to Give Life-Saving Drug to Dying 7 Year Old
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, cancer, disease, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, illness, medicine, treatment, greed, money )

Dawn
- 35 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Josh Hardy, seven, is battling a viral infection that could be cleared up in two weeks by a drug called Brincidofovir made by North Carolina company Chimerex. Chimerex CEO Kenneth Moch says the company no longer has a compassionate use program.
Colorado Gets $2M in Marijuana Taxes in First Month of Legalization
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, cancer, disease, drugs, environment, food, healthcare, illness, marijuana as medicine, medicine, protection, safety, society, taxation, treatment )

Kit
- 36 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
State Department of Revenue recorded $14.02 million in recreational marijuana sales in January.
Worse Than the Mob: The Insurance Industry Is Organized Crime -- William Rivers Pitt
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, children, death, disease, drugs, healthcare, INSURANCE INDUSTRY, medicine, protection, risks, safety, society )

Kit
- 40 days ago - truth-out.org
We got accountants playin' God and countin' out the pills Yeah, I know, that sucks - that your HMO Ain't doin' what you thought it would do But everybody's gotta die sometime... --- Steve Earle
Tar Sands Oil Development Is More Toxic Than Previously Thought, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, Risks, Tar Sands, Alberta, Canada, #DirtyOil, #NoTarSands )

Brian
- 70 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The study, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, focused on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), persistent chemicals that are released during tar sands mining and processing and that have been associated with cancer.
Historic: Major Scientific Publication Calls on U.S. to Open Doors to LSD, MDMA, Pot Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, AlternativeMed, cancer, children, death, diet, disease, drugs, ethics, food, government, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, research, science, society, study, treatment )

Kit
- 75 days ago - alternet.org
Scientific American: "The U.S. government should move these drugs to the less strict Schedule II classification."
Stop Breat Cancer Censorship in Pakistan *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, government, healthcare, humans, medicine, research, society, women )

Frans
- 77 days ago - forcechange.com
In Pakistan, the occurrence of breast cancer is higher than any other country throughout Asia. However, social conservatism prevents the issue from being discussed. An urgent change in the perspective of breast cancer is needed in order to create ...
You Might See Tattoos in a New Light After Seeing This Woman
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, women, health, interesting )

Cynthia
- 80 days ago - upworthy.com
Breast cancer can be devasating. Here is one women's brave, uplifting step forward. Tattoos make a statement and this one is beautiful and life affirming
The 11 Most Expensive Medicines in America
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, disease, drugs, ethics, government, healthcare, medicine, news, protection, research, science, society, study, treatment )

Kit
- 80 days ago - medicalbillingandcoding.org
Think you pay way too much for your monthly prescriptions? These amazingly expensive drugs may put things into perspective.
Developed Cancer Drug for 'Western Patients' Who Could Afford, Not 'for Indians': Bayer's CEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, drugs, health, medicine, treatment )

Barry
- 80 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Global medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres slammed on Friday a statement by Bayer's chief executive that the giant German firm only developed its cancer drug Nexavar for people who could afford the medicine, not "for Indians".
Six Drugs Whose Dangerous Risks Were Buried So Big Pharma Could Make Money
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, cancer, children, death, disease, drugs, ethics, family, food, government, healthcare, illness, medicine, protection, research, risks, safety, society, treatment )

Kit
- 84 days ago - truth-out.org
New meds are rushed to the market so industry can start making money even before safety has been determined.
Fish Oil: Friend or Foe?
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, cancer, diet, family, food, health, healthcare, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning, women )

Frank
- 86 days ago - health.harvard.edu
"What's so special about fish oil? It's loaded with omega-3 fatty acids. These must come from food, since our bodies can't make them."- health.harvard.edu
USDA Wants Your Input on 2,4D GMO Crops
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, disease, environment, healthcare, illness, humans, prevention, research, protection, safety, nutrition, warning, diet, children, cancer, government )

Deb
- 92 days ago - aphis.usda.gov
Here is the link for a virtual meeting, open to the public, being held to discuss the deregulation of 2,4D resistant GMO crops. Link also gives instructions on making public comments at the USDA site. Please check this out and participate.
Homegrown -- William Rivers Pitt
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, AlternativeMed, cancer, children, death, diet, disease, drugs, ethics, family, food, government, healthcare, investigation, medicine, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment )

Kit
- 98 days ago - truth-out.org
Homegrown's All right with me Homegrown Is the way it should be Homegrown Is a good thing Plant that bell And let it ring... - Neil Young
The Obamacare We Deserve -- Michael Moore
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, cancer, children, death, disease, drugs, family, government, healthcare, INSURANCE INDUSTRY, medicine, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, treatment, women )

Kit
- 102 days ago - commondreams.org
What we now call Obama-care was conceived at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, and birthed in Massachusetts by Mitt Romney, then the governor.
 

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