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Turn Off The Lights...The Party's Over!   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: cfl bulbs, incandescent light bulbs, US, congress, energy bill, mercury, landfill, hazardous, EPA, made in China )

- 2018 days ago -
Rep. Ted Poe speaks before Congress about the dangers of CFL bulbs, how expensive they are and how Anti-American it is to push this hazardous product onto the public. The facts are shocking!!
America's Five Fattest (and Getting Fatter) States
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, us )

- 2022 days ago -
The obesity epidemic in America has gotten worse in the last year, despite the many public service campaigns promoting physical activity and warning about the health risks posed by being overweight, according to a new study.
2,000 Women Raped In US Military Last Year, Does Anyone Care?
Health & Wellness  (tags: raped, military, women, US )

- 2089 days ago -
Women are more likely to be raped by their own comrades in arms than to be killed by an enemy.. The military is doing nothing about it, at least as far as I can see. If your company had this deplorable record, it would be shut down today..
A Blurry Outlook for LASIK?
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, . LASIK, eye surgery, top elective surgery, blurry vision, eye problems, eye procedures, Good Morning America, eyes, healthcare, risks, safety, warning )

K. A.
- 2190 days ago -
Watch Good Morning America on Wednesday morning for the full report. No one has received full informed consent for LASIK," Burch said. "If anyone knew what this procedure really does to their eyes, they wouldn't have it."
Drugs and Doctors May Be the Leading Cause of Death in U.S.   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: doctor, gun, alameda, ca, accident, police, crime, death, statistics, us, citizen, sales, medical, no, sex, cctv, video, shock )

- 2194 days ago -
Doctors or guns? Which cause more accidental deaths? The answer is doctors! Statistics in 2007 do not seem to indicate it is getting any better either.
Chemtrails: A Call to Action - Who Is Spraying What On Me & My Environment ?
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, chemtrails, heavy metals, barium, aluminum, ethylene dibromide, beautiful desert sky, massive toxic dump )

- 2231 days ago -
The sky was now literally laced with chemtrails. Crosshatches of lines were now spreading out, forming a milky white cloud cover where, just 60" before, sky'd been clear. The words of Carole Pellatt rang in my ears: barium, aluminum, ethylene dibromide,
France Best, US Worst in Preventable Death Ranking | Reuters
Health & Wellness  (tags: france, US, worst, preventable, death, rank, treatable, industrialized, nation, healthcare )

- 2295 days ago -
France, Japan and Australia rated best and the US worst in new rankings focusing on preventable deaths due to treatable conditions in 19 leading industrialized nations. If US healthcare system worked as well as those top 3 countries, 101,000 fewer deaths.
Autism Activists Unmoved
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, autism, children, scientists, vaccines, parents, immunizations )

K. A.
- 2296 days ago -
Many scientists are satisfied that mercury in vaccines is not the cause of the condition, but some parents reject the research and reassurances that immunizations are not to blame - thimerosal does NOT cause the neurological disorders associated w/autism.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Thanksgiving meals, food safety, foodborne illnesses, US, hospitalizations, deaths, food safety, germs, health safety, food preparation, guidelines )

K. A.
- 2345 days ago -
DINNER COUNTDOWN TO SAFETY: there are 76 million cases of foodborne illness in the United States every year, resulting in 325,000 hospitalizations and 5,000 deaths. Thanksgiving dinner is about as relaxing as sitting in holiday traffic!!
GROUND BEEF RECALL: Check To See If Your State and Stores Are Affected
Health & Wellness  (tags: ground beef, recall, US, Cargill )

- 2362 days ago -
Meat processing giant Cargill has recalled more than 1 million pounds of ground beef distributed throughout the eastern United States. The meat may be contaminated with e. coli.
Revamp Urged for Care of Veterans
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, Veterans, Iraq, Iraq war, Congress, legislation, healthcare, disability, US troops, Afghanistan, injured, wounded, soldiers, family-assistance, long-term rehab )

K. A.
- 2380 days ago -
President Bush sent legislation to Congress yesterday to revamp the health-care and disability system for U.S troops wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan by eliminating duplicative bureaucracy and providing more assistance to families dealing with the long-term
WHAT NEXT? Children's Health Bill Dispute Turns to Income Limits
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, us, children's heath, healthcare bill, congress, republicans household income limits, bipartisan bill, Health Bill )

K. A.
- 2380 days ago -
It is the $83,000 question: Could children with that amount of family income qualify for subsidized health insurance under the bipartisan bill passed by Congress/vetoed by Bush? express outrage that rich children could get coverage from the government...
China: 7 U.S. Meat Importers Banned
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, China, food safety, meat contamination, imports to China )

K. A.
- 2473 days ago -
Chinese food inspectors have banned meat products from seven U.S. companies from being imported into their country after finding a range of contamination issues in shipments. The suspension of meat imports from US companies, including Tyson Foods.

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