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Americans Are Huge: 5 Surprising Reasons Why We May Be Getting Fatter
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, obesity, AMericans, healthcare, disease, safety, risks, research, food, diet, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 36 days ago - alternet.org
Everything from livestock fatteners to government marketing dooms Americans looking to lose weight.
House Committee on Agriculture in Hawaii Advances Dog Slaughter Legislation
Health & Wellness  (tags: off-beat, humans, culture, animals, unusual, protection, safety, society, odd, health, pets, dogs, food, bizarre, world, home, food, disease, safety, prevention, treatment, nutrition, illness, health, healthcare, diet, family, risks, medicine, children, a )

Kelly
- 37 days ago - examiner.com
On Thursday, the House Committee on Agriculture in Honolulu advanced SB2026 to ban the slaughter of eating cats and dogs in the State of Hawaii reports the New York Post.
Emergency Rooms Are No Place for the Elderly
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, hospitals, Emergency room, treatment, risks, illness, disease, medicine, prevention, protection, warning )

Dee
- 38 days ago - well.blogs.nytimes.com
The elderly man lived alone in an apartment complex not far from the hospital. A younger neighbor, who'd watched him hobble down the building's stairwell for nearly a week insisted on taking him to the emergency room.
Scientists: Test West Coast for Fukushima Radiation
Health & Wellness  (tags: safety, scientists, research, Fukushima, radiation, U.S West Coast, risks, protection, humans, environment, health, investigation, warning, society )

Carrie
- 44 days ago - usatoday.com
Very low levels of radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster likely will reach ocean waters along the U.S. West Coast next month, scientists are reporting.
Rare Skin Infections Linked to Seafood From NYC Chinatowns
Health & Wellness  (tags: NYC, Chinatown, seafood, skin infection, risks, prevention, safety, warning, protection, treatment, humans, health, food )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
New York City health officials have identified an outbreak of a rare skin infection in at least 30 people who handled live or raw fish or seafood purchased in markets in the Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens Chinatowns.
Battle for Humanity Nearly Lost: Global Food Supply Deliberately Engineered to End Life, Not Nourish It
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, nutrition, healthcare, humans, children, food, family, babies, disease, risks, protection, safety, study, society )

Evelyn
- 47 days ago - naturalnews.com
After having now analyzed over 1,000 foods, superfoods, vitamins, junk foods and popular beverages for heavy metals and other substances at the Natural News Forensic Food Labs, I have arrived at a conclusion,,
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
- 47 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
Half of US Tap Water Found to Contain Live Bacterium That Can Cause Legionnaires' Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: water contamination, legionnaire's disease, L. pneumophila, health, research, risks )

Nancy
- 48 days ago - naturalnews.com
At the same time, Legionnaires' disease is said to only be contracted through airborne exposure, which means that drinking contaminated water is not necessarily an issue. However, breathing in the vapors of contaminated water during a hot shower...
The Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Plastics --By Mariah Blake
Health & Wellness  (tags: estrogens, toxins, plastics, research, phthalates, bisphenol S (BPS), Whole Foods, tritan, Eastman, health, disease, risks )

Nancy
- 50 days ago - motherjones.com
Despite its "oh shit" findings, by 2010 Eastman began to produce marketing materials claiming that Tritan was free of all synthetic estrogens. One section of its website featured the tagline "Safety is our key ingredient" along with photos of smiling...
Thirteen DOE Workers Contaminated in NM
Health & Wellness  (tags: New Mexico, nuclear waste, radioactive leak, contamination, risks, health, government )

Nancy
- 53 days ago - beyondnuclear.org
New Mexico State health officials are upset that the federal officials withheld information for days on the radioactive leak. Americium and plutonium contamination has been monitored above ground, more than ½ mile from the waste storage tunnel network...
How Soda Turns Us Into
Health & Wellness  (tags: diabetes, soda, sugar, health, risks, prevention, poet, Gabriel Cortez )

Nancy
- 60 days ago - good.is
Watch the amazing poet Gabriel Cortez raise awareness around Type 2 diabetes by connecting our diets with history in "Perfect Soldiers," a new film for The Bigger Picture project (thebiggerpicture.org).
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Urge The Washington Post to Set the Record Straight: Americans Want Humane Policies for Cats
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, risks, safety, prevention, protection, nutrition, illness, interesting, healthcare, health, food, disease, diet, Body-Mind-Spirit, animalwelfare, abused, abuse, animaladvocates, cats, AnimalWelfare, sadness, suffering, environment, cruelty, dea )

Kelly
- 70 days ago - getinvolved.alleycat.org
A recent story in The Washington Post Magazine is full of errors about Trap-Neuter-Return and those who advocate on behalf of outdoor community cats.
Texas Kept Marlise Munoz on Life Support Against Her Wishes. Will Her Family Get the Bill? PETITION!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, women, babies, death, ethics, health, healthcare, protection, risks, society, safety, sadness, women, law )

Robert
- 76 days ago - dailykos.com
The Texas woman--a paramedic, wife, and mother--was brain dead after a suspected blood clot, but kept hooked to life support against her and and her family's wishes because a Texas law prohibited taking a pregnant woman off of life support.
Tar Sands Oil Development Is More Toxic Than Previously Thought, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, Risks, Tar Sands, Alberta, Canada, #DirtyOil, #NoTarSands )

Brian
- 76 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.
 

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