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Jill Stein Participated in Third Presidential Debate While Hospitalized in Austin
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dr Jill Stein, The Green Party, hospitalized, debate, Austin, Texas, dedication )

Dandelion
- 42 days ago - jill2016.com
Despite an illness which prevented her from traveling to Las Vegas for the final presidential debate on Oct. 19, Jill Stein livestreamed her responses to the debate question in real time from her hospital bed.
Flooding Flushes Oil, Fracking Chemicals Into Texas Rivers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, floods, fracking chemicals and oil, rivers, health threats, carcinogens, leukemia, brain cancer, endocrine disruptors, premature births, cattle deaths )

Judy
- 217 days ago - statesman.com
Recent Texas floods have inundated oil wells and fracking sites, flushing oil and fracking chemicals into rivers.
Texas Abortion Laws Prevented This Woman From Inducing Labor for Her Dying Fetus
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, anti-choice, Texas )

Freya
- 247 days ago - yahoo.com
After being informed 20 weeks into her pregnancy that due to complications the fetus had no chance of survival, Texas woman Taylor Mahaffey, 23, was forced to wait for it to die in the womb because of to a state law that prevented her from aborting it.
Myths And Facts About HB 2 - The Anti-Choice Law That Could Overturn Abortion Rights
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, Texas, Supreme Court cases, SCOTUS )

Freya
- 276 days ago - nationofchange.org
On March 2, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, a controversial case that will determine the constitutionality of a Texas anti-choice law that severely limits womenâEUR(TM)s access to abortion and medical care.
Fracking The Eagle Ford Shale: Big Oil And Bad Air On The Texas Prairie   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: TCQ, Texas, air pollution, fracking, InsideClimate News, The Weather Channel, Center for Public Integrity, Eagle Ford Shale, bad air )

Dandelion
- 430 days ago - youtube.com
In South Texas it is the largest economic development in the world currently for the fracking industry with little to no oversight. Eagle Ford Shale may be a boom but it is a bust for the health of the residents who live in the area.
Featured Blog: 'Pregnant Texans Are Being Charged With Crimes That Don't Exist'
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, Texas, fetal homicide, feticide )

Freya
- 727 days ago - go.nationalpartnership.org
Despite Texas' "fetal homicide" law clearly stating that a "pregnant person cannot be charged with injury to [her] own fetus," prosecutors in West Texas have not stopped "charging women with reckless child endangerment for ingesting controlled substances
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
- 795 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...
Subway Fires Worker Forced By Manager to Serve Food While Vomiting From Stomach Virus (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, Subway, health, food, risks, safety, society, news, ethics, illness, prevention, humans )

Carrie
- 870 days ago - rawstory.com
A Subway employee in Freeport,Texas claims she was fired after she became so ill that sympathetic workers at a nearby restaurant called 911 to care for her."I was going back and forth to the bathroom, puking my guts out," Taft said.Her manager ordered her
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
- 1033 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.
Reinstatement of Abortion Law Closes Texas Clinics
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, Texas )

Freya
- 1128 days ago - news.yahoo.com
In a Texas abortion clinic, about a dozen women waited Friday to see the doctor, already aware that they would not be able to end their pregnancies there. A day after a federal appeals court allowed most of the state's new abortion restrictions to take...
Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise in Texas
Health & Wellness  (tags: pertussis, Texas, vaccinations, protection, prevention, safety, risks, warning, treatment, health, children, babies, family, medicine, news, illness, society )

Carrie
- 1179 days ago - palestineherald.com
The Texas Department of State Health Services issued a health alert last week advising doctors on diagnosing and treating pertussis. The state health department also strongly encourages people to make sure their children's and their own vaccinations...
New Texas Illnesses Bring Cyclospora Case Count to 469
Health & Wellness  (tags: cyclorspora outbreak, food, Texas, illness, CDC, news, humans, risks, investigation, government, safety )

Carrie
- 1215 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
An increase of 44 cases in Texas over the weekend has brought the number of confirmed illnesses from recent Cyclospora outbreaks to 469, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Hundreds Of Texans Stand Up Against Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill, Block It From Coming To A Vote
Health & Wellness  (tags: Abortion, Texas, Women's health )

Kit
- 1261 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Over 700 Texans traveled to Austin on Thursday to testify against the anti-abortion measure before it could come to a vote in the House -- and their "people's filibuster" successfully prevented the legislation from advancing.
In Texas, Don't Even Mention Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, Rick Perry, women, health, healthcare, treatment, prevention, corruption, republicans, ethics, americans )

Nancy
- 1544 days ago - nytimes.com
It is impossible to overstate the callousness of the state regulation and the harm it will inflict. The program serves more than 100,000 uninsured, low-income women, with the federal government paying 90 percent of the roughly $40 million that it costs.
**PLEASE SIGN - Tell Governor Perry: Stop Playing Politics With Women's Health! -**TAKE ACTION**
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, disease, drugs, family, healthcare, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, society, Texas )

Kit
- 1727 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The witch hunt against Planned Parenthood continues, and the latest battleground is Texas. Please read and sign this petition.
 

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