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Tell KFC to Stop Serving Chicken Raised With Antibiotics! *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, diet, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, family, food, healthcare, health, humans, illness, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, society, warning )

Frans
- 119 days ago - change.org
Antibiotic resistance is an increasingly serious health problem. Every year, at least 2 million Americans get sick and 23,000 die from antibiotic-resistant infections. Two common foodborne pathogens, Campylobacter and Salmonella ...
Stand Up to Big Pharma - Stop Price Gouging!
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine, pharmaceuticals, prescriptions, costs, price gouging, petitions )

Freya
- 103 days ago - signherenow.org
In 2014, the cost of prescription drugs in the United States skyrocketed by 12 percent. In that same year, 20 percent of the population - or 35 million people - did not fill a prescription because they could not afford it.
Tighter Patent Rules Could Help Lower Drug Prices, Study Shows
Health & Wellness  (tags: drug costs, patents, drugs, Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, healthcare, health, humans )

Cal
- 36 days ago - npr.org
The U.S. could rein in rising drug prices by being more selective about giving patents to pharmaceutical companies for marginal developments, a study concludes.
With More Alcohol-Related Deaths Than Ever, Why Are We So Focused On Other Drugs?
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, risks, safety, research, Alcohol Problem )

Beryl
- 277 days ago - alternet.org
Americans are dying of alcohol-related causes at a rate far higher than just a decade ago, yet we shun other drugs that are less toxic.
Speak Out Against Outrageous EpiPen Price Gouging
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, price gouging, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 32 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.
Stop Pharmaceutical Companies From Charging Outrageous Prices for Life Saving Medicine.
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, death, disease, drugs, family, healthcare, humans, illness, protection, prevention, safety, treatment )

Eileen
- 255 days ago - change.org
I believe that greed contributed to the death of my brother. Without access to the cure, my brother felt helpless and his life spiraled out of control. He took his own life.
An Even Deadlier Opioid, Carfentanil, Is Hitting The Streets
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, opioids, carfentanil, protection )

Cal
- 27 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.
After 20 Years and Many Billions, Pfizer Finally Admits That Opioids Are Addictive
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, painkillers, addiction, opioids )

Freya
- 82 days ago - alternet.org
And more truth: opioids are not very effective after 12 weeks.
Stop Drug Companies From Price Gouging Us PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: DRUG COMPANIES, Price gouging, patients, abuse, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, medicine )

Lone
- 35 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop price-gouging patients for drugs developed using public funds.
The Scandal of EpiPens Runs Deeper Than Most of Us Realize
Health & Wellness  (tags: Big Pharma, drugs, price gouging, greed )

Freya
- 32 days ago - alternet.org
There's a method to the madness of Big Pharma's prioritizing profit over human life.
Why Did the Death Rate Rise Among Middle-Aged White Americans? - The New Yorker
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness, research, warning, Death, American Men, Addiction, economic inequalities, healthcare, drugs )

Cat
- 323 days ago - newyorker.com
Fascinating and disturbing. Between 1999 and 2013, among whites aged forty-five to fifty-four whose educational qualifications are limited to a high-school diploma or below, the number of deaths per hundred thousand people rose by 134.4.
The New Moral Panic Over Drug-Dependent Babies
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, drugs, health, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, research, women, study )

Pablo
- 282 days ago - prospect.org
Prescription drug abuse is on the rise across the country, especially among women. A study released last summer by the CDC; related to narcotic pain relievers like OxyContin more than doubled among women between 2004-2010. Other studies raise the alarm.
Doctors Find Anti-Fertility Agent In UN Tetanus Vaccine
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, drugs, ethics, family, government, health, humans, safety, vaccines, treatment )

Kathy
- 310 days ago - myscienceacademy.org
The Kenya Catholic Doctors Association is charging UNICEF and WHO with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus vaccination program sponsored by the Kenyan government.
Provide Funding for Mosquito Nets to Prevent Spread of Malaria
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, disease, drugs, environment, healthcare, humans, illness, health, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, treatment, warning )

Eileen
- 328 days ago - forcechange.com
Malaria, a disease transmitted by mosquitoes, kills 500,000 people a year. However, a grassroots movement has been providing nets to combat the spread of this devastating disease. Demand that Congress increase funding to this incredible organization
   

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