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More Than a Thousand People Turn Out for Prom of Wisconsin Teen Choosing to Die
Health & Wellness  (tags: Right to Die, Jerika Bolen, spinal muscular atrophy type 2, last wish, Wisconsin, children, disease )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - usatoday.com
Jerika, a tech-savvy teen with a punk attitude and a love of alternative music, had a final wish âEUR" a special prom, a dance party for friends and family to dress in their "fancy" clothes and celebrate one more time.
Zika Virus in NYC: CDC Records First Female-to-Male Transmission
Health & Wellness  (tags: zika, virus, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, environment, exercise, family, health, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, warning, women )

Frank
- 11 days ago - patch.com
The CDC has previously only recorded transmissions from males to females.
Texas Teen Dies From 'Brain-Eating Amoeba' After Swimming
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, children, babies, death, disease, environment, exercise, family, water, swimming, news, nutrition, protection, research, prevention, risks, safety, science, society, warning, women, medicine )

Frank
- 11 days ago - patch.com
He's the second Houston teen in less than a year to die from infection resulting from the killer amoeba, but there are preventive measures.
Study: Fruits, Veggies Will Make You Happy. No, Really 14 Tweet Email
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, disease, family, food, health, humans, interesting, news, nutrition, research, society, study, women )

Frank
- 16 days ago - nydailynews.com
Further study is needed to explain why eating fruits and veggies makes people feel good. A possible explanation is that fruits and veggies are rich in antioxidants, substances in the body that other research has linked with optimism.
Rate of Americans Dying of Heart Disease Has Plummeted By 70%
Health & Wellness  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention, disease )

Glenn
- 26 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the US, but since 1969, death rates for those with the disease fell significantly.
324 Cases of Zika Virus Found in New York State
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, zika virus, health, environment, disease, family, children, healthcare, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, women )

Frank
- 26 days ago - nydailynews.com
New York's Health Department says it has identified 324 cases of Zika, all associated with travel to areas where mosquitoes are known to transmit it.
Is Dieting a Valuable Treatment for Breast Cancer?
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, diet, disease, food, medicine, news, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, treatment, women )

Mitchell
- 27 days ago - well.blogs.nytimes.com
Research appears to show that one's metabolic health, as impacted by weight, can impact one's potential for breast cancer!
Don't Let Monsanto & Corrupt Corporate Organic Kill GMO Labeling *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, disease, environment, ethics, family, food, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, science, safety, society, study, warning )

Frans
- 28 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
Right now weâEUR(TM)re being betrayed in Washington D.C. by a group of donation-hungry Senators and a handful of corrupt corporate organic companies that have just brokered an outrageous deal behind our backs in an effort to kill mandatory GMO labeling....
Join Coldplay, Global Citizen & CHIME FOR CHANGE to Call on the Netherlands to Deliver on Sanitation
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, disease, environment, humans, health, risks, safety, sanitation )

Beryl
- 30 days ago - globalcitizen.org
There is a water and sanitation crisis, affecting billions of people. 946 million people live without basic resources like toilets. Women and girls must walk a long way risking their lives to access a toilet. Menstruation forces them to miss school.
Health Officials: Don't Go Swimming at Some Beaches in Louisiana, MS. FL. and TX.
Health & Wellness  (tags: World, health, warning, risks, illness, disease, death, Body-Mind-Spirit, harmful, bacteria, sewage pollution, fecal, matter )

Darren
- 31 days ago - klfy.com
Health officials in those states are advising beach-goers against getting into the water due to high levels of harmful bacteria. Some of these bacteria represent those commonly found in sewage pollution and fecal matter.
The List of Zika Birth Defects Is Even Longer Than We Thought
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika Virus, Birth Defects, research, risks, New England Journal of Medicine, protection, prevention, women, warning, health, disease )

Cat
- 32 days ago - gizmodo.com
More bad news. Since the Centers for Disease Control confirmed that the Zika virus could cause microcephaly in newborns, the list of the effects of the virus only continues to grow.
Phase Out Aspartame in Diet Soft Drinks
Health & Wellness  (tags: soft drinks, aspartame, research?, dangerous, harmful, diet, disease, cancer, safety, risks )

Ivana
- 35 days ago - forcechange.com
Even if it's not as dangerous as some claim it is,it's far from harmless.People with certain conditions,such as phenylketonuria or clinical depression,have reported that consumption of aspartame has made their condition worse,or had an adverse effect..
At Least 33 US Cities Are Hiding Lead The Municipal Drinking Water
Health & Wellness  (tags: lead in water, Poison, 33 US Cities, children, death, environment, disease, study, warning )

Fiona
- 37 days ago - portside.org
troubling new investigation by the Guardian has found that at least 33 large cities in the United States may be improperly testing tap water in order to pass FDA regulations on lead. Please note, comment and forward.
 

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