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Health & Wellness

China's Off-The-Charts Air Pollution Is Making Its Way To The U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Smog, Pollution, Particulates, Coal, #DirtyEnergy, #DirtyCoal, China, US, West Coast, human health, deaths, 1.2 million worldwide, from coal )

Brian
- 238 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"China's pollution has shut down schools and shortened lifespans in the country -- but its not just Chinese residents who should be worried about their smog. On the US West Coat, pollution from can account for 12 to 24 percent of sulfate concentrations..."
CDC Reveals Scary Truth About Factory Farms and Superbugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, deaths, factory farms, food, diseases )

Kit
- 363 days ago - motherjones.com
The CDC report lays out a couple of specific pathogens whose spread among people is driven by farm practices. Drug-resistant campylobacter causes 310,000 infections per year, resulting in 28 deaths, the report states.
ACT NOW: Tell Canada to Ban Exports of Cancer Causing Asbestos! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: canadian government, ban asbestos, studies, deaths, illness, cancer )

Simone
- 856 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Canada is one of only a handful of countries who have been unwilling to - under the Rotterdam Convention - ban the use of Asbestos or the exporting of these toxic fibres. Their reasoning - it's cheaper than the alternatives
AC TION ALERT: Protect Our Health: Stop Mercury and Other Toxics! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, children, dangerous, chemicals, toxics, mercury, deaths, legalisation, protection )

Simone
- 1009 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Mercury is poison and it's likely in you or your loved ones. Mercury and other air toxics contribute to a host of heinous health problems from birth defects to premature death.
ACTION ALERT: Tell President Obama to Stop Being a Champion for Corporate Polluters ! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: obama administration, corporate polluters, health, deaths, ozone pollution, proection )

Simone
- 1103 days ago - change.org
President Obama recently announced that he doesn't plan on enforcing a law that would have prevented 12,000 deaths every year by protecting Americans from ozone pollution.
NHL Player Deaths Put Spotlight on Mental Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: NHL, Player, Deaths, Mental Health )

Suzane
- 1110 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Three of the National Hockey League's hard-hitting enforcers have died since May, highlighting the emerging link between head trauma and mental illness.
Cancer Death Rates Continue Drop: Report
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer Society, population, deaths )

Suzane
- 1186 days ago - reuters.com
U.S. cancer death rates are continuing to fall, but not all segments of the population are benefiting, the American Cancer Society said Friday.Overall, the group predicts 1,596,670 new cancer cases in the United States and 571,950 deaths in 2011.
Mozambique Vaccinates to Reduce Measles Deaths
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mozambique Vaccination, Measles, Deaths, Health, treatment )

Anna
- 1212 days ago - news.discovery.com
Mozambique plans to vaccinate 3.6 million children against measles over the next five days in a bid to reduce deaths by 98 percent by the end of 2012, a UN official said Sunday.This will bring the southern African country closer to a World Health ........
Fish Oil 'Could Save 10,000 Lives a Year' By Preventing Heart Failure Deaths
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fish oil, health, heart failure, deaths, life )

Nancy
- 1475 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Giving fish oil capsules to patients with a heart condition could save 10,000 lives a year claim doctors.
TAKE ACTION: Demand Stronger Penalties for Mine Safety Violations
Health & Wellness  (tags: TAKE ACTION: SIGN PETITION, MINE SAFETY, targeting Hilda L. Solis (Secretary of L, DEATHS, , 25 MINERS KILLED, VIOLATIONS, PENALTIES Mine Safety & Health Administr, President Obama i )

Rosemary
- 1624 days ago - healthcare.change.org
As America mourns the deaths of 25 miners at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia one thing is obvious: penalties for violating mine safety rules aren't strong enough. Last year the Upper Big Branch mine had 458 safety violations
Thousands of Americans Died From H1N1 Even After Receiving Vaccine Shots
Health & Wellness  (tags: swine flu vaccine, deaths, illness, interesting, health )

Lone
- 1703 days ago - naturalnews.com
The CDC is engaged in a very clever, statistically devious spin campaign, and nearly every journalist in the mainstream media has fallen for its ploy. No one has yet reported what I'm about to reveal here
Third of Heart Disease Deaths Blamed on Being Too Fat
Health & Wellness  (tags: heart disease, deaths, fat, overweight, research )

Leslie
- 1743 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A third of heart disease deaths are caused simply by being overweight, researchers have found.The stark conclusion means about 67,000 deaths a year in Britain could have a direct link to our expanding waistlines.
Swine Flu Hits NM's American Indian Population Harder
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, risks, deaths, Native Americans, high risk )

Lone
- 1749 days ago - nativebiz.com
Swine flu is killing American Indians in New Mexico at a higher rate than other ethnic groups, the Associated Press reports
H1N1 Deaths Exceed 6,000 - Animals Affected As Well
Health & Wellness  (tags: lab comfirmed, diseases, influenza, tragedy, deaths, animals, humans, infected )

Simone
- 1773 days ago - redorbit.com
More than 199 countries and overseas territories have reported lab-confirmed cases of A(H1N1) influenza as of November 1, resulting in more than 6000 deaths, according to figures released Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO). "As many
Resort Near Sedona Had Previous Sweat Lodge Incident
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, Arizona, Sedona, sweat lodge, Angel Valley Spiritual Retreat Center, James Arthur Ray, deaths, spiritual experiences, death risks, World Wealth Summit, San Diego, homicide investigation, coma, no permit, dehydration, kidney failure, sauna )

K. A.
- 1796 days ago - google.com
The scene that unfolded outside a sweat lodge at a remote compound near Sedona was not the first time paramedics responded to one of James Arthur Ray's seminars at the Angel Valley Spiritual Retreat Center. 42 yr.old man in 2005!
 

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