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TAKE ACTION: We Can't Let Big Oil Get Away With This---PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: TAKE ACTION, Big Oil, Oil Trains, Communities At Risk, Spills, Explosions, Human Health, Death, Contamination, PLEASE SIGN )

Brian
- 12 days ago - act.credoaction.com
"Tell the Department of Transportation: Keep exploding oil trains out of American communities. Submit a public comment now and we'll deliver it before the September 30 public comment deadline." PLEASE SIGN.
The Battle to Eradicate Polio in Pakistan
Health & Wellness  (tags: Polio, Disease, Human Health, Pakistan, Immunization, Vaccine, Rotary )

Brian
- 34 days ago - time.com
"Political unrest in Pakistan has been a gift to the poliovirus, with 99 cases reported there so far this year. But Rotary International, which has already vaccinated 2 billion children in 122 countries, is hitting back hard."
Can GMOs Help Feed a Hot and Hungry World?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food, Hunger, Starvation, Human Health, Sustainability, Climate Change, #ClimateChanged, GMOs, Activists, Research, Politics )

Brian
- 37 days ago - thenation.com
"Not if activists succeed in making the genetic modification of food politically unsustainable."
The Problem With G.M.O. Labels
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs, Genetically Modified Foods, GMO Labeling, Human Health, Environment, Risks, Safety, Science, Scientific Consensus )

Brian
- 38 days ago - newyorker.com
"People have a right to know what is in their food."Yet there is another, equally compelling truth: the overwhelming scientific consensus demonstrates that foods containing GMO's pose no greater risks than any other food."
Fracking the Farm: Scientists Worry About Chemical Exposure to Livestock and Agriculture
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fracking, Toxic Contamination, Agriculture, Crops, Livestock, Food, Human Health )

Brian
- 55 days ago - truth-out.org
"Recent studies by public health and veterinarian scientists are confirming there is cause for concern when it comes to fracking's potential impact on farm crops and animals."
Protesting the "Gene Giants"
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs, Monsanto, March Against Monsanto, Food Supply, Human Health, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment, Partnership )

Brian
- 122 days ago - socialistworker.org
"The right to know and the right to a safe food supply are basic human rights. It's a battle that we must win."
Please Sign: Demand EPA Set Stricter Limits on Use of Roundup Herbicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: Roundup, glyphosate, breast milk, CYP 450 enzymes, EPA, Moms Across America, endocrine disrupters, toxic chemicals, herbicides, Monsanto, crop spraying, GMOs, genetically engineered roundup ready cro, environment, human health, plants, cancer )

Susan
- 126 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A group of mothers recently blitzed EPA with concerns about Roundup residue found in breast milk. Despite these and other serious health concerns, the US Dept of Ag doesn't routinely test foods for Roundup residue as it does for other toxic chemicals.
How Deadly Is Your Kilowatt? We Rank The Killer Energy Sources
Health & Wellness  (tags: Energy, Carbon Footprint, Health Impact, Mortality Rates, Human Health, Coal, Natural Gas, Wind, Solar, Nuclear )

Brian
- 139 days ago - forbes.com
"Everyone's heard of the carbon footprint of different energy sources, the largest footprint belonging to coal because every kWhr of energy produced emits about 900 grams of CO2."
Two Free Smartphone Apps That Will Eliminate Monsanto, Aspartame, HFCS And Processed Foods - In5d.Com
Health & Wellness  (tags: Human Health, Smartphone app, Diet, Nutrition, GMO Prevention, Ethics, Good News )

Victoria
- 141 days ago - in5d.com
Buycott is a free smartphone app that allows you to scan any given product at the grocery store and not only tells you which foods are ultimately linked to Monsanto and their GMO's but also companies who are engaging in cruelty to animals.
Living With Lupus
Health & Wellness  (tags: Lupus, Autoimmune Disease, Human Health, Lifelong Impact, Lupus Foundation )

Brian
- 147 days ago - theweek.com
"Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease characterized by an overactive immune system that mistakenly attacks healthy tissue and organs in the body, including the skin, joints, kidneys, lungs, brain, and heart."
Big Food: Michael Pollan Thinks Wall Street Has Way Too Much Influence Over What We Eat
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health Care, System, Big Ag, Big Food, Corporate Agenda, Human Health, American Diet, Michael Pollan, Obama, President )

Brian
- 154 days ago - vox.com
"In '08,Michael Pollan published an open letter to Pres.-Elect Obama. He began with a warning: ""You cannot expect to reform the health care system, much less expand coverage, without confronting the public-health catastrophe that is the American diet..."
PLEASE SIGN - Divest Monsanto Now!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Divest Monsanto, petition, warning, environment, Roundup, Agent Orange, DDT, PCPs, dioxin, human health, disinformation, disease )

Jess
- 170 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Tell your friends and family it's time to take the Monsanto stock plunge and divest from Monsanto's toxic products! Friends don't let Friends invest in Monsanto.
Medicare for All
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health Care, Human Health, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, Insurance Industry, Profit Motive, Universal Health Care, Single Payer, #MedicareForAll )

Brian
- 170 days ago - againstausterity.org
"What we demand is a system that is affordable and available to all, without regard for the profit motive of the private insurance industry. The only system that fits the bill is to expand and improve Medicare for all Americans."
Fukushima FAQ: 5 Things You Should Know About Water From the Disaster
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fukushima, 3rd anniversary, ocean water, Pacific, North America, California, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Kelp Watch, human health, no health risk )

Brian
- 202 days ago - scpr.org
"It's been three years since an earthquake and resulting tsunami caused a partial meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan.There are lots of questions abt how ocean water from Fukushima will affect California. Here are some answers."
China's Off-The-Charts Air Pollution Is Making Its Way To The U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Smog, Pollution, Particulates, Coal, #DirtyEnergy, #DirtyCoal, China, US, West Coast, human health, deaths, 1.2 million worldwide, from coal )

Brian
- 252 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"China's pollution has shut down schools and shortened lifespans in the country -- but its not just Chinese residents who should be worried about their smog. On the US West Coat, pollution from can account for 12 to 24 percent of sulfate concentrations..."
 

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