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Health & Wellness

Sierra Leone's Chief Ebola Doctor Infected With Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: world health, Sierra Leone, West Africa, Ebola Outbreak, doctor infected, risks, safety, medicine, disease, society, news, health )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - bbc.com
The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency has said. Sheik Umar Khan tested positive and has been admitted to hospital in Kailahun, the epicentre of the outbreak.
Tell Monsanto: We Have a Right to Know What's In Our Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, risks, family, food, Monsanto, GMO labelling, protection, disease )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - oregonrighttoknow.ngpvanhost.com
Big chemical companies like Monsanto, who are terrified labeling would jeopardize their huge corporate profits, are ready to do whatever it takes - and spend whatever it takes - to make sure GMO labeling never becomes law.
World AIDS Forum Opens With Tribute for Plane Dead
Health & Wellness  (tags: World Aids forum, Malaysian Airliner, scientists, death, sadness, research, health, humans, disease, safety, science )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
A six-day world forum on AIDS got under way on Sunday to tributes to six campaigners killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and fresh vows to crush a disease that has claimed twice as many lives as World War I.
Fukushima's Children Are Dying 福島の&#2337 6;供たち&#12 364;死んで&# 12356;&
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fukushima, childen, disease, thyroid disorders, denial of treatment, denial of illness )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - nukefree.org
NukeFree.org was founded in 2007 by Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Graham Nash and friends to stop a proposed $50 billion loan guarantee package meant to finance new nuclear reactor construction. By: Harvey Wasserman
Major Study: Monsanto GMO Corn Can Cause Damage to Liver and Kidneys, and Severe Hormonal Disruption
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto, GMO, pesticide licensing, peer reviewed paper, health, illness, risks, diet, disease, environment, ethics )

Lynn
- 9 days ago - alternet.org
A scientific study that identified serious health impacts on rats fed on 'Roundup ready' GMO maize has been republished following its controversial retraction under strong commercial pressure. Now regulators must respond and review ...
New Immunotherapy Procedure That Kills Cancer in Dogs Could Help Save Human Lives, Too
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, dogs, cats, humans, pets, immunotherapy, disease, health, healthcare, illness, medicine, prevention, research, science, society, treatment )

Lone
- 10 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Our pets are like family members, so when they get sick, we want to get them the best treatment possible. But when dogs and cats are diagnosed with cancer, about half of them have their lives shortened.
HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE: Pathogens On A Plane: How To Stay Healthy In Flight
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, pathogens, air travel, prevention, protection, research, risks, disease, health, interesting )

Cal
- 10 days ago - npr.org
How easily do bacteria and viruses spread on commercial jets? And is there anything we can do to cut our risk?
US to Pull Foreign Aid From El Salvador If They Refuse Monsanto Seeds
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto Seeds, El Salvadorian farmers., , continues to pressure their government, able to sell otherwisedestruction, endangered, politics, world, food, disease, healthcare, health, medicine, protection, prevention, treatment, s )

Kelly
- 11 days ago - livefreelivenatural.com
It's better to be poor and humble than to accept tainted foreign aid from the US government, say El Salvadorian farmers. When it comes to the future of El Salvadorian agriculture it's better to build from within than to accept corporate handouts.
The Correct Way to Remove a Tick From Your Pet
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, forests, healthconditions, protection, weather, trees, endangered, conservation, dogs, death, endangered, pets, suffering, sadness, investigation, treatment, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, medicine, risks, illness, disease, children )

Kelly
- 12 days ago - care2.com
I am all about biodiversity, but I must admit ticks are not high on my list of biota to celebrate. They are beastly little bloodsucking parasites who double their ick factor when their bellies are bloated full with your blood!
Disease Threat From Immigrant Children Wildly Overstated
Health & Wellness  (tags: Immigrant children, Texas children, immunizations, disease, health, children, protection, interesting, news, research )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - texasobserver.org
Central American Governments concerned about health, and good parents investing in their kids, have made Central American kids better-vaccinated than Texan kids.
75% of Gaza City Without Electricity After Lines Damaged By Strikes
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza siege-airstrikes 2014, end the siege-truce, electricity outages, humanitatianhumans, illness, children, disease, medicine, news, risks, food, babies )

Jess
- 13 days ago - maannews.net
Electricity was disconnected in major areas in Gaza City after heavy Israeli strikes on the al-Shujaiyya neighborhood, the electric company said Friday.
Michelle Obama Fights GOP On School Lunch Rules
Health & Wellness  (tags: Michelle Obama, childhood obesity, school lunches, children, republicans, diet, disease, food, health, nutrition, protection, society, exercise, ethics, illness, interesting, news, prevention )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Michelle Obama is fighting a House Republican effort to soften a central part of her prized anti-childhood obesity campaign and she says she's ready "to fight until the bitter end."
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED To Educate the Cambodian People That Dogs Are Sentient Beings
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dog meat is part of the diet, commonly kept confined, sometimes in darkness, witnesses to the killing of their fellow, activists, world, violence, sadness, murder, health, government, family, culture, dishonesty, corruption, crime, death, pets, killed )

Kelly
- 18 days ago - change.org
Dog meat is part of the diet in many Asian countries. But this should not justify cruelty to the dogs. The dogs are commonly kept confined, sometimes in darkness, and they are most often witnesses to the killing of their fellow captives.
This Disease You'Ve Never Heard Of Is Spreading Like Wildfire Across The Caribbean
Health & Wellness  (tags: safety, prevention, medicine, disease, risks, warning, protection )

Cal
- 18 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Last summer, chikungunya fever was virtually unknown in the Western Hemisphere. Since then, over a quarter of a million people in the Caribbean have contracted the mosquito-borne disease and the CDC reports that 112 people have brought the illness into 27
3 Sneaky, Dangerous New Ways Pharma Is Churning Profits
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, disease, drugs, investigation, medicine, research, big pharma, marketing, warning )

Lynn
- 20 days ago - alternet.org
... you have been watching "Ask Your Doctor" drug ads on TV for years. The ads, ... have done two amazing things. They have made drugs like Claritin, Lipitor and the "Purple Pill" financial blockbusters--and ... "sold" the conditions behind them.
 

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