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We Need a Permanent Fix to Lower Drug Costs
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, medicine, petitions )

Freya
- 9 days ago - secure.ncpssm.org
At a time when big Pharma continues to bring in record profits, while consumers are seeing their health care costs soar, the National Committee is putting pressure on Congress to protect and expand consumer access to affordable drugs.
Scotland Tackles Alcohol Crisis With Minimum Price Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, death, disease, drugs, government, prevention, protection, risks, safety, healthcare, health )

Beryl
- 10 days ago - nbcnews.com
Scotland has a deadly alcohol problem. Raising the price to a required minimum is there a way of controlling this tragedy. This same move would help the US decrease the use of deadly alcohol and perhaps influence the use of marijuana which is much safer.
Pesticides Are Found in 85 Percent of Fresh Produce
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, healthcare, food, nutrition, diet, drugs, environment, family, risks, safety, research, pesticides, glyphosate )

Ricardo
- 27 days ago - theeventchronicle.com
Eating fresh produce is essential to staying healthy and warding off chronic disease, but if you purchase conventional varieties, youâEUR(TM)re probably getting some pesticide residues along with many of your bites. The health effects of these residues...
Opioid Drug Overdose Deaths Now Higher Than Breast Cancer In The U.S.A
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, death, drugs, healthcare, illness, risks, society, treatment, warning, government, medicine, investigation, ethics, opioid overdose, breast cancer )

Ricardo
- 27 days ago - openheartedrebel.com
A recent disturbing report by the NCHS (National Center for Health Statistics) a division of the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) revealed that 63,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in 2016 in the U.S.A. ThatâEUR(TM)s 3 times higher than...
Stand With Sen. Sanders: Let Medicare Negotiate Drug Prices
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, medicine, pills, Big Pharma, petitions )

Freya
- 33 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Congressional Democrats who actually care about sick people have tried repeatedly to get Trump's attention, and he has ignored them. Instead, the Trump regime has announced plans "hitting everybody except the drug industry."
Tell Congress: Investigate Big Pharma CEO and HHS Nominee Alex Azar
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, ethics, government, politics, health )

Nita
- 40 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
In the next few weeks, the Senate will be voting on the confirmation of Alex Azar, a former executive of the drug corporation Eli Lilly, to replace Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Stop The Trump EPA's Toxic Assault On Our Families' Health ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, protection, families, pesticides, environment, drugs )

Cher
- 52 days ago - act.nrdc.org
Chlorpyrifos (klor-PEER-a-foss), a widely-used pesticide, is linked to reduced IQ, developmental delay and increased risk of learning disabilities. The highly toxic chemical puts communities at risk when it drifts off farmland and into our air and water
Tell Your Senators: Support the Orphan Drug Tax Credit
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, treatments, cures, petitions )

Freya
- 85 days ago - advocacy.epilepsy.com
The Senate is considering changes to the Orphan Drug Tax Credit (ODTC). The ODTC is one of the most important incentives for companies to develop therapies for individuals with rare diseases. Tell your Senators to support the ODTC today!
Line Streets With Trees to Prevent Serious Asthma Attacks, Say Scientists
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, healthcare, interesting, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, society, treatment, government, drugs, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, asthma, line streets, trees, scientists )

Ricardo
- 90 days ago - nexusnewsfeed.com
Asthma hospital admissions could be cut dramatically by lining streets with trees, the largest ever study has found. Researchers from the University of Exeter's medical school studied the impact of urban greenery on the respiratory condition and...
Drug Discovery AI to Scour a Universe of Molecules for Wonder Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: technology, tech, NewTechnology, health, drugs, medicine, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Glenn
- 90 days ago - singularityhub.com
Exploring every chemically possible drug is humanly impossible, which is why companies are developing drug discovery AI to do the much of the work for us.
Antibiotics Are Weakening and Millions Will Feel the Damage If the Meat Industry Doesn't Change Its Ways
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, antibiotics, overuse, Big Agra, meat, sickness, infections )

Freya
- 92 days ago - alternet.org
A recent report from the WHO describes the dangers humanity faces from overprescription of critical infection-fighting drugs, which has led to both superbugs and antibiotics' dwindling efficacy, making humans vulnerable to infections formerly benign.
Congress Must Stop Big Pharma From Fueling the Opioid Epidemic
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pills, greed, crisis, crises, petitions )

Freya
- 106 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The drug dealers of the opioid crisis wear suits and ties and lab coats. They line their own pockets with illicit sales or by deliberately looking the other way when pharmacies place huge orders.
How Does LSD Induce Short Term Psychosis But Long Term Optimism?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Short Term Psychosis, Long Term Optimism. UCLA, Brain Behavior, Genetic Risk, Psychiatric Disorders, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, drugs, government, health, humans, illness, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, treatment )

Fiona
- 114 days ago - aeon.co
Rachel Jonas is a PhD candidate in neuroscience at UCLA. She studies brain-behaviour relationships in individuals with an ultra-high genetic risk for developing psychiatric disorders.
 

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