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Health & Wellness

WHO Should Declare Climate Change a "Health Emergency"
Health & Wellness  (tags: climate change health risks, environment, government, health, humans, medicine, protection, world )

Kathy
- 20 days ago - rtcc.org
A leading medical journal has added its voice to calls for climate change to be declared a health emergency. The British Medical Journal, which has an international reach, last month published its first article purely on climate science.
ECOWATCH: Climate Change Bigger Health Emergency Than Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Health Crisis, Climate Change, Health, ECOWATCH, British Medical Journal, UN, World Health Organization, world health emergency )

Brian
- 21 days ago - ecowatch.com
"Ebola may be more dramatic, but climate change is a bigger threat to public health. That's the conclusion of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, publishing since 1840. This week it ran an editorial calling on..."
Worried About Ebola? The Climate Poses a Bigger Danger to Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: British Medical, Journal, world, environment, Ebola, climate change, health, humans, news, research, risks, warning )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - alternet.org
Ebola may be more dramatic, but climate change is a bigger threat to public health. That's the conclusion of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, publishing since 1840. This week it ran an editorial calling on...
Ways to Beat Breast Cancer: Top Tips on How Women Can Protect Themselves
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, warning, research, treatment, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, Body-Mind-Spirit, family, health, healthcare, humans, investigation, medicine, news )

Frank
- 21 days ago - mirror.co.uk
One in every eight women will develop the disease during their lifetime but there are ways women can protect themselves against the disease
Hospital 'Dropped the Ball' With Ebola Patient's Travel History, NIH Official Says (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Dallas Texas, hospital mistake, disease, illness, humans, risks, safety, warning, society, health, protection, prevention, ethics, healthcare, news )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - cnn.com
"A travel history was taken, but it wasn't communicated to the people who were making the decision. ... It was a mistake. They dropped the ball," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Ebola a Symptom of Ecological and Social Collapse
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, environment, ethics, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, science, society, deforestation, ebola, bats, population, food production, societal collapse )

Lynn
- 21 days ago - ecointernet.org
We learn the meaning of enough and how to share or it is the end of being." ― Dr. Glen Barry The surging Ebola epidemic is the result of broad-based ecological and social collapse including rainforest loss, over-population, poverty and war.
Procter & Gamble: We Want Cosmetics Without Cancer ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, cosmetics, protection, women )

Cher
- 22 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics found cancer-causing chemicals in a number of cosmetics made by Procter & Gamble (P&G), including their Cover Girl blushes, mascara and eye shadows, Olay anti-aging creams, Max Factor mascara, and more
CDC Confirms First Case Of Ebola In The US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, US, Africa, Outbreak, Medicine, Health, CDC, Centers For Disease Control )

Brian
- 22 days ago - businessinsider.com
"While the ongoing epidemic in West Africa made an eventual imported Ebola case likely, the risk of an actual outbreak in the US is very low since our healthcare system is much more advanced."
Texas Patient Confirmed as First Ebola Case Diagnosed in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Hits US, Ebola, Texas, CDC, treatment, warning, safety, illness, health, disease, protection, news, medicine )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A Texas man just back from West Africa has been confirmed as having the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the U.S. Authorities with the CDC revealed the finding Tuesday, a day after the unidentified patient arrived at a Dallas hospital with...
Naomi Klein: Fossil Fuels Threaten Our Ability to Have Healthy Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: Children, Health, Fossil Fuels, Oil Spills, Toxic Contamination, Fertility, Reproductive Issues, Climate Change )

Brian
- 22 days ago - motherjones.com
"Why oil spills, fracking, and climate change pose a special danger to the youngest members of all species."
New Study Confirms That Respiratory Patients Benefit From Using the Lung Flute
Health & Wellness  (tags: COPD, treatment, lung flute, illness, interesting, humans, research, society, health, medicine, news )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - gizmag.com
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is one of the most common causes of death in the US. Often the result of smoking, it's characterized by a restriction of the airways.
GM Crops Could Replace Fish as Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Health & Wellness  (tags: Omega 3, Fatty Acids, Health, Supplement, Fish, Wild Harvested, Declining Populations, UK Study, Field Trial, Camelina, Genetic Engineering, Brain Health, Heart Health )

Brian
- 23 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"With genetic engineering, land plants like camelina can be altered to produce the necessary omega-3 fatty acids, instead of relying on wild fish for fish oil. "
Cancer, Patented ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, research, Myriad cancer gene patent, risks, business, consumers, corruption, money )

Nancy
- 26 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Myriad, a US biotech company, just faced off against an Australian woman with breast cancer and won.
Bottle Vs. Tap: 7 Things to Know About Drinking Water
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, bottled water, environment, green, eco-friendly, health, research, protection, diet )

Michael
- 26 days ago - cbc.ca
Recent reports of drugs in our drinking water might have some people heading for the bottled water aisle of their nearest grocery store, but in most parts of Canada, choosing bottled water over tap is a matter of taste or convenience, not health.
What a Shaman Sees in A Mental Hospital
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, health, illness, humans, medicine, Body-Mind-Spirit, treatment )

Tonya
- 26 days ago - earthweareone.com
Mental disorder, behavioral disorder of all kinds, signal the fact that two obviously incompatible energies have merged into the same field," says Dr. Somé.
 

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