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GMO Apples Hit American Stores This Month: How and Why to Avoid Them
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, drugs, environment, food, family, healthcare, nutrition, prevention, protection, risks, safety, warning, GMO apples )

Ricardo
- 13 days ago - openheartedrebel.com
If a food company invented a new version of a typical food and then packaged it in a box without the ingredients, etc. listed on the packaging, there would be quite the outcry. So why is it that Okanagan Specialty Fruits is allowed to market.....
Painkiller Addiction Epidemic âEUR" How Big Pharma Is Creating Lifetime Customers
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, drugs, ethics, family, healthcare, investigation, medicine, research, warning, painkillers, Big Pharma agenda and profit, donĀ“t heal get addicted )

Ricardo
- 29 days ago - humansarefree.com
Growing exponentially and out of control Big Pharma has created an opioid painkiller addiction epidemic thatâEUR(TM)s causing more suffering and death than illegal street drugs. In the USA the opioid painkiller prescription rate has increased by 300%....
New Molecule Knocks Out Superbugs Immunity to Antibiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, drugs, research, treatment )

Rob
- 30 days ago - newatlas.com
In the fight against superbugs, a newly developed molecule may allow us to use existing antibiotics again.
A Superbug Resistant to 26 Antibiotics Has Killed a Woman in Nevada
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Superbugs, CDC, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Antibiotic resistance, Nevada, illness, humans, health, research, warning, treatment, protection, medicine, disease, drugs, healthcare )

Cat
- 37 days ago - gizmodo.com
My worst nightmare has come true. Fifteen years ago, US public health officials declared that infections resistant to antibiotics could become a major threat. That threat, it seems, has arrived.
DonâEUR(TM)t Floss, Peel Veg or Wash Your Jeans: 40 Things You Can Stop Doing Right Now
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flossing, diet, drugs, environment, health, healthcare, humans )

Lone
- 50 days ago - theguardian.com
If youâEUR(TM)ve ever washed out a wound with saline instead of tap water or requested an x-ray for lower-back pain, youâEUR(TM)re a fool. According to a list drawn up by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, both practices are pointless
Finding a Home for Unused Medical Supplies
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, interesting, drugs, safety )

AWAY AWHI
- 59 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Anesthesiologist William Rosenblatt organized a U.S.-based program to repurpose medical supplies headed for the garbage.
Rare Superbug Gene Discovered on U.S. Pig Farm
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, drugs, risks )

Rob
- 75 days ago - nbcnews.com
Researchers have found a rare and frightening superbug gene on a U.S. pig farm.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Reduce Teen Suicide Rates
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, protection, insurance coverage, child suicide, healthcare, health, medicine, drugs, research )

AWAY AWHI
- 108 days ago - change.org
New York has one of the lowest suicide rates in the country in part because of TimothyâEUR(TM)s Law. The law prevents insurance companies from limiting coverage for mental illness
In Boon for Big Pharma, TTIP Would Lock In High Drug Prices
Health & Wellness  (tags: TTIP, medicine, drugs, pharmaceuticals, trade agreements, economic injustice, monopolies )

Freya
- 139 days ago - commondreams.org
The analysis explains how expanding intellectual property rules and monopoly protections for medicines, which the TTIP seeks to do, is counterproductive at a time when E.U. member states and the U.S. "are facing a looming access to medicines crisis."
McDonalds: Put Antibiotics Out to Pasture
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotic resistance, antibiotics for livestock, McDonald's, food, family, health, drugs, diet, safety )

Beth
- 144 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Tell McDonalds to stop contributing to antibiotic resistance by cutting the use of medically important antibiotics in its global beef, pork and poultry supply chains.
People Before Profits!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, prices, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 146 days ago - alzheimers.greatergood.com
Price hikes are forcing ordinary Americans to sacrifice their health for the sake of pharmaceutical companies' profits!
An Even Deadlier Opioid, Carfentanil, Is Hitting The Streets
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, opioids, carfentanil, protection )

AWAY AWHI
- 171 days ago - npr.org
A powerful drug that's normally used to tranquilize elephants is being blamed for a record spike in drug overdoses in the Midwest.
Speak Out Against Outrageous EpiPen Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, price gouging, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 176 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
Mylan, maker of the most popular EpiPen in America, has raised prices on its EpiPens from around $100 for a pack of two to more than $600 per pack. Yet the cost to make EpiPens is just a few dollars.
The Scandal of EpiPens Runs Deeper Than Most of Us Realize
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, drugs, price gouging, greed )

Freya
- 177 days ago - alternet.org
There's a method to the madness of Big Pharma's prioritizing profit over human life.
Tell President Obama: Rein in EpiPen Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, price gouging, ripoffs, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 177 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Most people know that the EpiPen can mean the difference between life and death for those with life-threatening allergies. What you may not know is that the U.S. government funded the creation of the precursor to the EpiPen - and now, Big Pharma has...
 

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