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4 Mistakes That Made Ebola Worse: Dallas Hospital, CDC, WHO, Airlines Add To Panic, Exacerbate Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Crisis, mistakes, Texas Presbyterian Hospital, CDC, WHO, Airlines, prevention, protection, safety, illness, disease, government, news, society, humans )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - ibtimes.com
Tracking major screw-ups around the Ebola crisis is almost as difficult as tracking the virus itself. The deadly disease spreading throughout West Africa dominated headlines around the world again this week, and every day seems to bring a new mea culpa...
Halliburton's Deadly Secret Ingredient ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Halliburton, ecosystems, healthconditions, environment, habitat destruction, wildlife, family, disease, corruption )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - storyofstuff.actionkit.com
The carcinogenic brew that diesel contains is at risk of infecting groundwater sources across the country, exposing citizens to risk of cancer, stillbirths, and other illnesses.
If Airport Ebola Screening Makes You Feel Safer, You Should Know What Workers Are Saying
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Ebola screening, airport workers, safety, prevention, protection, disease, health )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thenation.com
Many low-wage airport service workers are protesting what they see as an urgent unmet need for upgraded safety and health protections.
U.S. Lacks a Single Standard for Ebola Response
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, illness, disease, environment, ethics, family, children, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, warning, women, babies )

Frank
- 6 days ago - usatoday.com
As Thomas Eric Duncan's family mourns the USA's first Ebola death in Dallas, one question reverberates over a series of apparent missteps in the case: Who is in charge of the response to Ebola?
Susan G. Komen Is Pinkwashing Fracking ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Susan G Komen/fracking, health, women, disease, business, marketing, ethics, corruption )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Susan G. Komen is pinkwashing fracking The largest breast cancer organization in the country and a major fracking company are banding together to pinkwash fracking. They're even painting drilling equipment pink!
Officials Admit a 'Defeat' By Ebola in Sierra Leone
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, safety, risks, prevention, medicine, illness, humans, health, disease, death, ebola, Ebola Outbreak, Sierra Leone )

Darren
- 8 days ago - nytimes.com
The decision to help families treat patients at home signifies a significant shift in the struggle against the rampaging disease.
Ebola Patient Sent Home Despite Fever, Records Show
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, safety, risks, protection, prevention, medicine, illness, humans, health, disease, diet, death, ebola, Ebola Outbreak, Ebola Hits US, fever, Thomas Eric Duncan, hospital, treatment )

Darren
- 8 days ago - nytimes.com
Medical records of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian who died this week in Dallas, contradict earlier statements from the hospital that treated him.
Take Action for Global Child Vaccines ~ PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, children, politics, ethics, treatment, prevention, protection, death, disease, illness )

Beverly
- 10 days ago - act.one.org
The US should help make sure that kids in the world's poorest countries (like these two babies below) don't die from completely preventable diseases - like diarrhea and pneumonia.
Tell Susan G. Komen Don't Frack With Our Health ~ PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, disease, death, treatment, prevention, protection, risks, healthcare, ethics )

Beverly
- 11 days ago - ecowatch.com
Komen claims to care about ending breast cancer but is taking money from--and providing good PR for--corporations that are poisoning and contaminating our air, water and bodies with chemicals linked to a range of diseases and disorders.
Tell World Leaders to Act Now on Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, ethics, medicine, prevention, protection, risks, safety, warning )

Leah
- 13 days ago - one.org
More than 2,900 men, women and children have died from Ebola and the World Health Organisation has said that the outbreak is "unparalleled in modern times." We need our leaders to do more than just talk about this epidemic. We need them to act NOW.
Tell the GOP: Stop Blocking the Surgeon General Nominee ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Surgeon General confirmation, Vivek Murthy, health, prevention, family, disease )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - leftaction.com
So thanks to NRA power and Senate cowardice, we are left with no surgeon general during a time when, we not only have Ebola arriving on our shores, but are also dealing with the mysterious Enterovirus, which is infecting and contributing to the deaths of
Dallas Ebola Patient Thomas Eric Duncan In Critical Condition; Spread Threat Won't End For Weeks
Health & Wellness  (tags: Thomas Eric Duncan, Ebola, Dallas Texas, treatment, society, health, illness, disease, medicine, risks, investigation, news )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - ibtimes.com
Thomas Eric Duncan, the Dallas patient with the first confirmed case of Ebola virus disease in the U.S., is in critical condition, a representative of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said Saturday. The U.S. CDC said earlier that Duncan was in ICU.
Former SC GOP Director: Execute Anyone Who Comes Into Contact With Ebola -- 'It's Just Math'
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, GOP, Ebola, South Carolina, social media, ethics, death, disease, health, news, safety, treatment, society, humans, medicine )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
The former general counsel and executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party is coming under fire for the novel solutions to the Ebola epidemic he is posting on Twitter.
Families Wait in Agony for Word on Ebola Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monrovia, ebola, family, health, disease, treatment, warning, human rights, world )

Nancy
- 15 days ago - msn.com
A recent update from the World Health Organization showed that more than half the cases in Liberia happened in the preceding 21 days.
Protect Your Right to Choose Your Healthcare! Sign Today!
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, disease, death, healthcare, government, prevention, protection )

Beverly
- 15 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
No religion should have the power to impose its views on patients and limit access to care!
 

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