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Air Pollution Within Levels Considered Safe Changes Brain Development, Leads to Cognitive Impairment
Health & Wellness  (tags: pollution, children's health, public health )

Judy
- 35 days ago - usnews.com
A mother's exposure to air pollution while pregnant can alter the brain during fetal development, causing years of negative effects on the cognitive health of her child - even at levels currently considered safe.
Petition - Tell Congress: Don't Defund Cancer Research to Protect Monsanto
Health & Wellness  (tags: congress, monsanto, Cancer research, defunding, lobbyists, probable carcinogens, right to know, prevention of cancer, pesticide residues, public health, dangerous products, Corporate Responsibility, safety standards, Prevention and Control, protection )


- 47 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The World Health Organization's vital cancer research shouldn't be subject to the whims of politicians doing the bidding of corporate campaign contributors. We need an overwhelming backlash to stop this attempt to silence scientific research in its tracks
Petition - Hold Companies Accountable for Fracking Chemicals Causing Breast Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: fracking contamination, Corporate Responsibility, accountability, prevention of deseases, cancer prevention, Justice for victims, prevention of further pollution, risks, safety, stronger protection laws, public health, hazardous chemicals )


- 51 days ago - forcechange.com
Support research on fracking chemical mixes and diseases, urging companies to fully disclose chemical information and reducing public health hazards. Research has shown that fracking chemical mixes cause abnormal breast tissue lesions--a precursor...
Petition - Protect Public Health, Veto Trump's Budget
Health & Wellness  (tags: Trump, public health, budget cuts, chronic diseases, preventive health care, affordable health care act, safety standards, Assistance Programs, mental illness, scientific research, responsible care, risks, stronger protection )


- 54 days ago - forcechange.com
Reject a proposed budget that attacks all facets of public health. While the military benefits from a boost of 700 billion dollars and upper-income focused tax cuts claim another 500-plus billion, funds in the Trump administration's newly proposed...
WHO | One Year Into the Zika Outbreak: How An Obscure Disease Became a Global Health Emergency
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika Virus, WHO, public health, Global health, Microcephaly, Guillain–BarrĂ© syndrome, health, disease, protection, research, children, government, healthcare )

Cat
- 704 days ago - who.int
Zika is no longer obscure. In early February 2015, doctors in the impoverished northeastern part of Brazil noticed a surge in the number of people complaining about a mild illness, with and without fever, characterized by rash, fatigue, joint pains.
Lead Discovery Forces Water Ban in Newark Public Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S., New Jersey, Flint Water, EPA, Water, Public Health, Children )

Judy
- 769 days ago - commondreams.org
Elevated levels of lead were found at 30 public schools in New Jersey's largest district, but school officials tell parents they 'should have no concerns'.
Eco Groups Take Canadian Government to Court in GMO Salmon Fight
Health & Wellness  (tags: Climate, Canada, GMO, Food, Public Health )

Judy
- 882 days ago - commondreams.org
Genetically modified fish pose too high of a risk to surrounding ecosystems, lawsuit states
New Nationwide Push to Keep GE Salmon Out of Waters, Off of Shelves - TAKE ACTION!
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S., Environment, Food, Public Health, GMO, Center for Food Safety )

Judy
- 960 days ago - commondreams.org
Week of action targets Costco, one of the largest seafood retailers in the country
Hold Your Legislators Accountable
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food Policy Action, Legislation Scorecard, public health, ending food born illness, protection to farm workers, ending hunger )

Sheryl
- 1106 days ago - foodpolicyaction.org
Food Policy Action promotes positive policies through education and publication of the National Food Policy Scorecard and more. Click a state to see whether your legislators voted to keep food safe, healthy, and affordable.
Why That Product With the 'BPA Free' Label Could Be Cause for Concern
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S., Public Health, BPA )

Judy
- 1190 days ago - commondreams.org
New study finds that chemical used as BPA replacement may be just as harmful.
Modern War: A True Global Health Emergency
Health & Wellness  (tags: World, War & Peace, Rights, Public Health, Healthcare, Iraq, Imperialism )

Judy
- 1254 days ago - commondreams.org
A unique historical moment to look at global health, with a special look at Iraq after more than twenty years of war
Letter From The Editor: Two Well Placed Words
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cryptosporidium, Iowa, public health, ethics, illness, prevention, protection, risks, safety, warning, health, news )

Carrie
- 1712 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Iowa has recorded 358 Cryptosporidium cases so far this year, 30 more than all of last year and 272 since June 1. The responsible public health strategy would be to report these illnesses as they occurred, including the public pools that are involved.
Doctors Warn That National Drug Shortages Are Threatening Cancer Patients' Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, pharmaceutical industry, public health, cancer drug shortages )

Judy
- 1779 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Thanks to the shortages, some cancer specialists can't find the drugs their patients need at any price. When that happens, doctors are forced to make some painful choices.
Public Restrooms Revealed: 10 Horrifying Facts & Stats You Never Wanted to Know
Health & Wellness  (tags: Public Restroom, Facts, Hygienic, Public Health, Sanitation )

Sophie
- 2761 days ago - mastersinpublicadministration.com
A public restroom can be a scary place, but can be convenient when you're in a pinch.Seek out familiar public restrooms that you know are regularly cleaned. Here's a look at horrifying facts and stats that will scare you into holding it until you're back.
100 County Public Health Blogs Well Worth Reading
Health & Wellness  (tags: Public Health, Health, Community Health, Blogs )

Sophie
- 2856 days ago - mastersinpublichealth.net
Health concerns vary depending on your state. In fact, they can differ depending on your county, which is why it is wise to keep up with local health news and alerts.
 

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