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The Correct Way to Remove a Tick From Your Pet
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, forests, healthconditions, protection, weather, trees, endangered, conservation, dogs, death, endangered, pets, suffering, sadness, investigation, treatment, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, medicine, risks, illness, disease, children )

Kelly
- 4 hours ago - care2.com
I am all about biodiversity, but I must admit ticks are not high on my list of biota to celebrate. They are beastly little bloodsucking parasites who double their ick factor when their bellies are bloated full with your blood!
Disease Threat From Immigrant Children Wildly Overstated
Health & Wellness  (tags: Immigrant children, Texas children, immunizations, disease, health, children, protection, interesting, news, research )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - texasobserver.org
Central American Governments concerned about health, and good parents investing in their kids, have made Central American kids better-vaccinated than Texan kids.
75% of Gaza City Without Electricity After Lines Damaged By Strikes
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza siege-airstrikes 2014, end the siege-truce, electricity outages, humanitatianhumans, illness, children, disease, medicine, news, risks, food, babies )

Jess
- 7 hours ago - maannews.net
Electricity was disconnected in major areas in Gaza City after heavy Israeli strikes on the al-Shujaiyya neighborhood, the electric company said Friday.
Michelle Obama Fights GOP On School Lunch Rules
Health & Wellness  (tags: Michelle Obama, childhood obesity, school lunches, children, republicans, diet, disease, food, health, nutrition, protection, society, exercise, ethics, illness, interesting, news, prevention )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Michelle Obama is fighting a House Republican effort to soften a central part of her prized anti-childhood obesity campaign and she says she's ready "to fight until the bitter end."
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED To Educate the Cambodian People That Dogs Are Sentient Beings
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dog meat is part of the diet, commonly kept confined, sometimes in darkness, witnesses to the killing of their fellow, activists, world, violence, sadness, murder, health, government, family, culture, dishonesty, corruption, crime, death, pets, killed )

Kelly
- 5 days ago - change.org
Dog meat is part of the diet in many Asian countries. But this should not justify cruelty to the dogs. The dogs are commonly kept confined, sometimes in darkness, and they are most often witnesses to the killing of their fellow captives.
This Disease You'Ve Never Heard Of Is Spreading Like Wildfire Across The Caribbean
Health & Wellness  (tags: safety, prevention, medicine, disease, risks, warning, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Last summer, chikungunya fever was virtually unknown in the Western Hemisphere. Since then, over a quarter of a million people in the Caribbean have contracted the mosquito-borne disease and the CDC reports that 112 people have brought the illness into 27
3 Sneaky, Dangerous New Ways Pharma Is Churning Profits
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, disease, drugs, investigation, medicine, research, big pharma, marketing, warning )

Lynn
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
... you have been watching "Ask Your Doctor" drug ads on TV for years. The ads, ... have done two amazing things. They have made drugs like Claritin, Lipitor and the "Purple Pill" financial blockbusters--and ... "sold" the conditions behind them.
Anti-Vaxx Insanity: New Study Highlights the Dangers of Science Denialism
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, disease, science denial, vaccinations, family, ethics, illness, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, study, medicine, health, warning )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - alternet.org
We are breaking a new record in the U.S., and it is not one we want to break: According to the CDC, measles cases are at a 20-year high. As of May 23, more than 288 cases have been reported this year.
WHO and WAHO: Stop the Spread of Ebola in West Africa! *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, death, disease, drugs, environment, family, government, healthcare, humans, investigation, medicine, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning )

Frans
- 10 days ago - act.watchdog.net
The largest outbreak ever of hemorrhagic fever Ebola is spreading through West Africa, and it's spreading "totally out of control." Victims across Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia are suffering eye and genital swelling, skin boils ...
Oppose Detroit Water Shutoffs ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, Detroit, water shutoffs, family, elderly, health, disease, children )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - actnow.uusc.org
In May alone, the DWSD served 46,000 shutoff notices and executed over 4,000. Local community leaders say the numbers are closer to 3,000 per week.
Study Finds Vaccine Side Effects Extremely Rare
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, family, disease, vaccines, research, safety, study, risks, protection, prevention, illness, health )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - usatoday.com
The analysis comes as many vaccine-preventable diseases are making a comeback, often in communities with low vaccination rates. At least 539 people across 20 states have been infected with measles this year, according to the CDC.
Can Marijuana Heal a Wounded Warrior?
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, research, medicine, PTSD, marijuana, medicalmarijuana, government, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, interesting, study )

Cal
- 16 days ago - cbsnews.com
Some vets with PTSD swear by it, but because marijuana is still considered a Schedule 1 drug at the federal level, there has been very little research into the effects of pot and post-traumatic stress disorder
Ticks Packing More Than One Disease in Single Bite
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, health, prevention, research, warning, ticks )

Giana
- 18 days ago - news.discovery.com
Some ticks are nearly twice as likely than previously expected to carry not only the Lyme disease bacterium but also the organism that causes babesiosis, according to findings from a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE.
Pets' Teeth and Overall Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: activists, americans, education, interesting, GoodNews, humans, internet, health, cats, dogs, animalwelfare, protection, pets, suffering, sadness, healthcare, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, diet, food, family, protection, treatment, prevention, nutrit )

Kelly
- 24 days ago - everydayhealth.com
With proper care, your pet can have smooth, glistening pink gums, fresh breath, and sparkling white teeth. And you can feel good knowing you're making sure your pet's mouth stays healthy for a lifetime.
Protecting Our Four-Footed Companions in a Vehicle
Health & Wellness  (tags: activists, americans, education, family, humans, health, news, rights, safety, transportation, cats, dogs, animalwelfare, protection, pets, GoodNews, healthcare, treatment, prevention, safety, medicine, Body-Mind-Spirit, environment, drugs, disease, diet )

Kelly
- 24 days ago - larpbo.org
As a pet owner, have you ever wondered what would happen to your pet if you were involved in an auto accident with them in the vehicle, and you were too injured or incapacitated to call someone or to be able to give instructions to the paramedics,
 

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