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Health & Wellness

How Do You Pay for a Drug That Costs $84,000?
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, treatment, Sovaldi, costs, healthcare, ethics, government, drugs, investigation, research )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Since Gilead Sciences unveiled Sovaldi more than six months ago, its $84,000 price tag has ignited a conversation in the health policy world about how to make life-saving medicines more affordable without hurting drugmakers' incentives to develop the...
How to Poison Proof Your Kitchen
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, suffering, dogs, cats, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, GoodNews, conservation, rescued, pets, habitat, treatment, research, risks, safety, prevention, protection, interesting, health, healthcare, medicine, illness, children, family, dr )

Kelly
- 9 days ago - petpoisonhelpline.com
It's amazing (yet scary) how many common food items in our kitchen are poisonous to our pets! Some of these food items, while safe to you, may cause serious problems if ingested by our dogs and cats.
Top 10 Pet Poisons
Health & Wellness  (tags: conservation, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, dogs, cats, pets, protection, suffering, rescued, investigation, GoodNews, healthcare, health, family, children, safety, prevention, illness, treatment, warning, women, medicine, science, drugs, Body-M )

Kelly
- 9 days ago - petpoisonhelpline.com
HERE IS A LINK TO A MORE COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF MANY MANY DIFFERENT POISONS: http://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/poisons/ ~here are the top 10 most common toxins that Pet Poison Helpline gets called about. Now keep in mind that some of these are very toxic
TAKE ACTION NOW! Congress: Keep Toxic BPA Out of Our Bodies and Our Food!
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, prevention, protection, women, food, government, ethics, politics, government, congress, food, children, drugs, protection )

Cal
- 13 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
New legislation introduced into both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives would remove the toxic chemical bisphenol A from food packaging, including cans and beverage containers.
Washington State Pot Scare & the Rise of GMO Marijuana
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Cannabidiol, CBD, ArisiTol, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, cancer, drugs, government, health, medicine, news, protection, research )

David
- 15 days ago - occupycorporatism.com
By only approving 0.03% applicants of marijuana growers and retailers may have ulterior motive - the pave the way for the need for genetically modified marijuana to be provided by the Bio Tech industry; specifically Monsanto - Now we've found them in Colo
3 Sneaky, Dangerous New Ways Pharma Is Churning Profits
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, disease, drugs, investigation, medicine, research, big pharma, marketing, warning )

Lynn
- 16 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.
WHO and WAHO: Stop the Spread of Ebola in West Africa! *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, death, disease, drugs, environment, family, government, healthcare, humans, investigation, medicine, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning )

Frans
- 19 days ago - act.watchdog.net
The largest outbreak ever of hemorrhagic fever Ebola is spreading through West Africa, and it's spreading "totally out of control." Victims across Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia are suffering eye and genital swelling, skin boils ...
Protecting Our Four-Footed Companions in a Vehicle
Health & Wellness  (tags: activists, americans, education, family, humans, health, news, rights, safety, transportation, cats, dogs, animalwelfare, protection, pets, GoodNews, healthcare, treatment, prevention, safety, medicine, Body-Mind-Spirit, environment, drugs, disease, diet )

Kelly
- 33 days ago - larpbo.org
As a pet owner, have you ever wondered what would happen to your pet if you were involved in an auto accident with them in the vehicle, and you were too injured or incapacitated to call someone or to be able to give instructions to the paramedics,
Nestlé: Stop Trying to Patent the Fennel Flower.
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, food, treatment, illness, humans, AlternativeMed, ethics )

B
- 33 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Nigella sativa -- more commonly known as fennel flower -- has been used as a cure-all remedy for over a thousand years. It treats everything from vomiting to fevers to skin diseases, and has been widely available in impoverished communities across the
Lower Medication Prices Affecting Peoples Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, drugs, treatment, medicine )

B
- 36 days ago - change.org
I was officially diagnosed with MS 5 years ago, just recently I had an MRI which showed another lesion had formed and it was active, discussion with the doctors about how painful Rebif injections were becoming and the opportunity to change medications.
Heroin Epidemic Takes Hold of People--and Politics--in India's Punjab State
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit, healthcare, illness, health, humans, society, prevention, protection, government )

Cal
- 40 days ago - globalpost.com
A widespread problem, with official estimates that more than 50 percent of youth are using drugs, is finally triggering government action.
Please Sign: FDA Make Sure Women Are Included in Clinical Trials
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women representation in clinical trials, FDA, Drugs, Medical Devices, health, drug reactions, hormones, genetic differences between sexes, health research, women excluded, safetyrisks )

Susan
- 51 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Results of health studies on men don't necessarily tell us how drugs and medical devices will help or harm women. But for years women have been, essentially, left out these clinical trials - and it is harming them!
UN Warns of Unprecedented Surge in Synthetic Drug Use Worldwide
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit, drug abuse, safety, risks, warning )

Cal
- 61 days ago - news.vice.com
According to a report released today by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, synthetic drugs such as ecstasy and methamphetamine have become the most common drug of choice around the world and "new psychoactive substances" (NPS) now dominate the trade.
Uruguay: Marijuana Will Be Sold Tax-Free To Undercut Drug Smugglers
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, drugs, ethics, government, health, humans, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, society, Uruguay )

Kit
- 62 days ago - hemp.org
Marijuana production and sales will be exempt from taxes in Uruguay, according to government consultants who said the move is to ensure prices remain low enough to undercut competition from the black market.
Ohio, Stop Assaulting Citizens Over Taking or Refusing Prescription Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Householder assaulted for taking Tylenol, Akron, Summit County Sheriff, Deputy Vaughan, human rights, excessive force, overstepping authority, forced medication, John Rohrer, Ohio state hospital, police brutality, Risperdal, brain damage, TBI, drugs )

Susan
- 63 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Choosing to take or refuse prescription or over-the-counter medication shouldn't be a crime. But an Akron woman was assaulted then handcuffed for taking her prescribed pain pills by police who literally tried to pry the pills out of her mouth.
 

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