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Test All Babies for ALD - Vote Yes on Aidan's Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: diseases, children, testing, adrenoleukodystrophy, ALD, petitions )

Freya
- 56 days ago - change.org
Aidan Jack Seeger was a happy, healthy, spirited NY boy who, at age 6, suddenly developed vision and concentration problems. His parents thought he just needed glasses. He was misdiagnosed several times.
5 Disturbing Facts Big Food Doesn't Want You to Know
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, meat, preservatives, beef, chicken, shrimp, pork, diseases, antibiotics )

Freya
- 145 days ago - alternet.org
A few inconvenient truths you might need to know before tucking into that next bite of shrimp, beef or bacon.
Warming Planet Threatens More and Possibly Deadlier Pathogens, Warns Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: diseases, climate change, pathogens, epidemics )

Freya
- 559 days ago - commondreams.org
New research claims to upend previous understanding of how parasites that may carry infectious diseases are adapting to changing temperatures.
'Hey Doc, I Have Poop Disorder': 6 'Diseases' Big Pharma Is Trying to Make You Believe You Suffer From
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, Big Pharma, hypochondria, pills, diseases, disorders )

Freya
- 621 days ago - alternet.org
Have you ever noticed how Big Pharma in the United States has things exactly backward? Instead of developing new pills that people need like non-addictive painkillers and antibiotics for resistant infections, it develops new diseases.
CDC Reveals Scary Truth About Factory Farms and Superbugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, deaths, factory farms, food, diseases )

Kit
- 1076 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.
Study Says Leafy Greens Top Food Poisoning Source
Health & Wellness  (tags: leafy greens, food poisoning, veggies, poultry, diseases, death, salmonellas )

Angelika
- 1303 days ago - abcnews.go.com
A big government study has fingered leafy greens like lettuce and spinach as the leading source of food poisoning, a perhaps uncomfortable conclusion for health officials who want us to eat our vegetables.
DO YOU WANT CANCER? Raise More Effective Awareness Of The Dangers Of Tanning Beds. SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: diseases, illness, humans, interesting, abuse, women, men, science, prevention, study, cancer, tanning beds, tan, risks, warning, doctors, skin, death, protection, research )

Jim
- 1608 days ago - forcechange.com
Indoor tanning is an incredibly popular trend currently with young teenagers and even middle-aged adults. There is plenty of warnings and information that is easily accesible and that clearly outlines the risks of indoor tanning, namely cancer. Despite
Donors Promise $4 Billion to Global Vaccines Body
Health & Wellness  (tags: Donors, global vaccines body, vaccination, diseases )

Anna
- 1903 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Donors promised to give a global vaccines body more than $4 billion to help it protect millions of children from diseases like measles, pneumonia and yellow fever.
Push to Spur More Drugs for Deadly Rare Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, diseases, treatment, health, medicine )

Anna
- 1953 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Every other week, 7-year-old twins Addison and Cassidy Hempel have an experimental medicine injected into their spines in hopes of battling a rare, fatal disease.And it's their mom who made that possible.
Parents 'Want Child Gene Tests'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Parents, children, Gene test, diseases, health )

Anna
- 1960 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Parents believe the benefits of testing their children for the genetic risk of some diseases outweigh the negative consequences, according to US scientists.
45 Important Germ-Fighting Tips for Teachers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Teachers, Germ-Fighting Tips, Virus, Students, Diseases )

Nancy
- 2012 days ago - onlineclasses.org
Whether it's flu season or just another day at school, your classroom is likely to be crawling with germs. These germs put you and your students at risk to catch viruses and diseases, so it's important to fight them vigilantly.
Cannabis 'Raises the Risk of Cancer and Other Killer Diseases'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cannabis, immune system, cancer, diseases, health )

Anna
- 2104 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Cannabis damages the immune system, leaving the body open to diseases from pneumonia to cancer, research suggests.In experiments, THC, the chemical behind the 'high' of cannabis fuelled the production of a flood of cells thought to weaken the body's......
20 Common Illnesses That Kill People in the Developing World
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, WHO, World, Diseases, Developing World )

Nancy
- 2129 days ago - nursingschools.net
The following diseases, supported by statistics from the WHO, exist as some of the more easily dismissed in the developed world -- yet they cut a fatal swath through the developing.
We're All Carrying 100 Genes Linked to Diseases Such as Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: genes, diseases, cancer, diabetes, health )

Anna
- 2133 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Each of us carries up to 100 of the genes responsible for diseases such as cancer and diabetes, a study has found.And we have around 300 genes that are so flawed they don't work at all, according to a 'catalogue' of genetic faults compiled by scientists.
Biologists Identify a New Clue Into Cellular Aging
Health & Wellness  (tags: diseases, molecular, aging, clues )

Anna
- 2244 days ago - physorg.com
The ability to combat some age-related diseases, such as cancer and diabetes, may rest with scientists unlocking clues about the molecular and cellular processes governing aging.
 

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