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Health & Wellness

Red Alert for Bees: Support the EU Pesticide Ban
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, killing, bees, food, pesticides )

Shaheen
- 69 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Bees tirelessly fly from one blossom to another, playing their vital role in our ecosystem and the food supply - they not only produce honey, but also pollinate countless flowers that then mature into fruits, vegetables, seeds and nuts.
Bee Venom Destroys Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Health & Wellness  (tags: AIDS, HIV, bees, venom, cure, treatment )

Freya
- 200 days ago - themindunleashed.org
Nano-particles carrying a toxin found in bee venom can destroy human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) while leaving the surrounding cells unharmed.
Pesticide Linked to Bee Deaths to Get Tighter Regulation
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, bees, pesticides, Canada, protection, government, warning )

Michael
- 339 days ago - cbc.ca
The Canadian government is trying to quell growing worries about pesticide dust killing millions of bees by introducing changes for crop farmers, but some beekeepers call it a "Band-Aid" solution.
White House PETITION to BAN GMOs Forever!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: bees, children, diet, disease, food, government, healthcare, environment, research, safety, risks, protection, humans, illness, prevention )

Deb
- 381 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
Here it is. The needed petition to let the White House know we want GMO "food" GONE! Sign it. Share it. Lets DO THIS!
Tell Your Senators: Protect Our Nation's Waters! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: farm bill, pesticides, environment, protection, bees, ecosystems, water, destruction, habitatdestruction )

Nancy
- 459 days ago - action.beyondpesticides.org
Commonsense protections from pesticide applications into our nation's waterways are at risk when the Senate takes their version of the farm bill to the floor as early as Monday this week (May 20th). These highly controversial amendments would undermine..
Bees Could Reveal Key to Dementia
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dementia, Bees, people )

Anna
- 1244 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Norwegian researcher Gro Amdam has succeeded in reversing the aging process in the bee brain -- findings which she believes may bring hope to people with dementia.
Let's Talk About Bees
Health & Wellness  (tags: agriculture, bees, disease, ecosystem, environment, food, gardening, habitat, lawn, native plants, pesticides, pollination )

Julie
- 1296 days ago - ecologicalgardening.net
Every single person who controls a bit of land has an opportunity--I'd say a responsibility--to become a bee facilitator. All you have to do is plant flowers that provide nectar and pollen, provide some habitat and refuse to use any insecticides.
GLOBAL BEE EMERGENCY -- ACT NOW!
Health & Wellness  (tags: bees, environment, food, health, neonicotinoid pesticides, pollinators )

Julie
- 1321 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Quietly, globally, billions of bees are being killed off threatening our crops and food. But a global ban of one group of pesticides could save bees from extinction. Sign the petition to save bees and our crops and send this to everyone.
Pesticide-Induced Diseases Database Launched
Health & Wellness  (tags: agriculture, asthma, autism, bees, biodiversity, cancer, disease, environment, food, health, organics, pesticides. wildlife, water )

Julie
- 1459 days ago - examiner.com
Links to pesticide exposure are being found to a number of preventable diseases -- including asthma, autism and learning disabilities, birth defects and reproductive dysfunction, diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, and several types of cancer.
Farmers Expected To Return To Harsh Herbicides, Chemicals In Battle Against Roundup Resistant Weeds
Health & Wellness  (tags: bees, cancer, diet, disease, food, GMO, health, risks, pesticides, science, wildlife )

Julie
- 1493 days ago - gefreebc.wordpress.com
Building new seeds that resist 2-4-D and the stronger chemicals just means the plants will now have increased "pesticide resistance" built into every cell on that plant, turned on 24/7 to produce this pesticide. And you get to eat this.
Honey May Improve Insulin Sensitivity.
Health & Wellness  (tags: bees, honey, research, insulin, sugar, food, health, healthy )

Burton
- 2414 days ago - upi.com
Experimental evidence suggests that consumption of honey compared to some other sweeteners may improve blood sugar control and insulin sensitivity.
Honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder: Alternative Causes Still Being Explored
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, science, bees, nature, cell phones )

Holly
- 2466 days ago - newstarget.com
Some scientists are putting forth a new theory that the radiation given off by cell phones and other high-tech gadgets is interfering with bees' navigation systems. Signals from nearby cell phone towers are preventing bees from going home.
   

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