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Massive Groundwater Pumping in Asia May Poison Millions - Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, risks, environment, disease, cancer, water, Asia, South Asia, groundwater, poison, arsenic, Bangladesh, well, aquifer )

Naoko
- 615 days ago - irinnews.org
Millions of people in South and Southeast Asia may be at risk of arsenic poisoning as massive pumping of groundwater pushes tainted water closer to uncontaminated aquifers, scientists warned in a new study published in the journal Nature.
Video:When Future Generations Look Back On Us, They'Ll Say We Had The Opportunity To End 3 Awful Epidemics
Health & Wellness  (tags: africa, asia, GoodNews, humanrights, HumanRights, ethics, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, world, society, protection, prevention, health, healthcare, disease, risks, safety, science, study, treatment, medicine, research, illness )

JL
- 643 days ago - upworthy.com
Rajiv Narayan Just because this video is about global pandemics doesn't mean it's all doom and gloom. For once, we have some good news and the opportunity for even better news. Watch and share the progress!
Let It Be Live and Let Die
Health & Wellness  (tags: activists, americans, culture, ethics, family, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', asia, humanrights, humans, government )

Michael
- 708 days ago - opednews.com
I wish we could see more people minding their own business, rather than telling others to not do this or that. But we must speak truth to power about the trash "it" is doing. I just want to get done to the swingtown, where things are basically fixed.
Take Action/Video:Surviving the First Day STATE OF THE WORLD'S MOTHERS
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, world, society, middle-east, freedoms, death, HumanRights, women, society, safety, child, culture, family, ethics, babies, health, healthcare, prevention, nutrition, protection, warning, safety, risks, humans )

JL
- 739 days ago - savethechildren.org
In honor of Mother's Day, Save the Children presents our 14th annual State of the World's Mothers report.
The U.S. Government's "Watch List" on Developing Countries' Use of Health Rights
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, conflict, corruption, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, politics, usa, world, middle-east, prevention, investigation, protection, risks, safety, society, children, government, warnin )

JL
- 740 days ago - citizenvox.org
Special 301 is an annual report by the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) which places countries on a "watch list" if USTR would like to see greater changes in their intellectual property rules or enforcement practice.
Health Care That Travels
Health & Wellness  (tags: asia, world, disease, health, healthcare, ethics, humans, prevention, protection, medicine, safety, study, treatment )

JL
- 785 days ago - americares.org
Traveling dental teams treat hundreds of survivors in Japan
New Antimalarial Drug Class Resists Resistance
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, society, good news, middle-east, africa, asia, disease, drugs, study, science, safety, risks, treatment, research, protection, prevention, medicine )

JL
- 787 days ago - rsc.org
A new class of antimalarial drugs that is effective across various stages of the malaria parasite's lifecycle has been developed by an international research team.
Video: World Water Day Marked With 'Toilet Campaign'
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, conflict, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, society, UnitedNations, unitednations, middle-east, world, children, death, environment, illness, health, protection, risks, safety, science, society, warning, prevention )

JL
- 789 days ago - aljazeera.com
United Nations launches campaign to lift deadly taboo on talking about toilets and "open defecation" in poor nations.
Atlantic Warming Points to Malaria Risk... in India
Health & Wellness  (tags: asia, ethics, HumanRights, humanrights, society, disease, environment, medicine, illness, health, warning, study, research, safety, risks )

JL
- 808 days ago - globalpost.com
Health watchdogs monitoring the risk of malaria in India should keep a close eye on what's happening thousands of kilometres (miles) away in the Atlantic, an unusual study published on Sunday suggests.
Looming Sequester Likely to Impact Funding for International Family Planning
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, ethics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, HumanRights, humanrights, politics, unitednations, usa, world, society, women, sadness, safety, rights, health, culture, americans, children, child, family, freedoms, warning, safety, risks )

JL
- 819 days ago - populationinstitute.org
Cutting $30 million from international family planning funding would mean that: 1,560,000 fewer women and couples would receive contraceptive services and supplies; 450,000 more unintended pregnancies, including 210,000 more unplanned births, wou
Video:The Middle Way: One Farmer's Fight for Organic Food in China
Health & Wellness  (tags: culture, ethics, family, health, interesting, media, politics, society, world, asia, china, diet, environment, food, risks, safety, protection, nutrition )

JL
- 837 days ago - commondreams.org
By now you are probably familiar with the food scandals that have been running rampant in China. In the aftermath of any such situation, new movements are born.
10 Things You Need To Know About Hunger In 2013
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, ethics, freedoms, europe, HumanRights, iran, iraq, israel, middle-east, palestine, society, world, china, usa, diet, death, food, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, warning, nutrition, investigation, h )

JL
- 839 days ago - wfp.org
Here is a list of 10 facts that go some way to explaining why hunger is the single biggest solvable problem facing the world today.
How Japan's Revolutionary School Lunches Helped Slow the Rise of Child Obesity
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, children, ethics, GoodNews, society, usa, world, diet, health, food, healthcare, prevention, nutrition, risks, safety, science, study )

JL
- 840 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Japan hasn't solved childhood obesity, but it has achieved some of the developed world's greatest successes in keeping children healthy.
Slideshow: Bangladesh: After the Floods Comes the Hunger - in Pictures
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, government, world, society, ethics, HumanRights, asia, food, health, protection, risks, safety )

JL
- 843 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Life on the floodplains in Bangladesh can be a perilous existence. On islands along the Brahmaputra river, in Gaibandha province, unseasonable flooding has destroyed crops, spreading hunger and poor nutrition.Changing rainfall patterns are making the flo
New Food Assistance Accord to Take Effect in 2013
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', africa, asia, conflict, corruption, freedoms, government, humans, middle-east, humanrights, HumanRights, world, unitednations, UnitedNations, usa, politics, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, food, health, child )

JL
- 914 days ago - trust.org
A new international food assistance convention will come into force on January 1 next year after the European Union ratified it this week, but critics say it lacks teeth.
 

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