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McDonalds: Put Antibiotics Out to Pasture
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotic resistance, antibiotics for livestock, McDonald's, food, family, health, drugs, diet, safety )

Beth
- 360 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
- 362 days ago - alzheimers.greatergood.com
Price hikes are forcing ordinary Americans to sacrifice their health for the sake of pharmaceutical companies' profits!
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
- 355 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."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Reduce Teen Suicide Rates
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, protection, insurance coverage, child suicide, healthcare, health, medicine, drugs, research )

AWAY AWHI
- 324 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
Finding a Home for Unused Medical Supplies
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, interesting, drugs, safety )

AWAY AWHI
- 274 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 )

Robert
- 291 days ago - nbcnews.com
Researchers have found a rare and frightening superbug gene on a U.S. pig farm.
8 Ways Vitamin D Helps Build a Healthy Body
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, babies, Body-Mind-Spirit, cancer, children, death, diet, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, exercise, family, food, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, nutri )

Rice
- 136 days ago - b4brain.blogspot.com
Just how essential is vitamin D? Are we getting enough of the stuff? Ashley Rosa offers her insight into the 8 reasons it remains essentialâEUR¦
Stand With Social Security Works to Oppose the OPEN Act and Say No to Drug Company Monopolies
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, treatments, pharmaceuticals, Big Pharma, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 77 days ago - actionnetwork.org
In 1983, Congress passed the Orphan Drug Act with the intent of spurring innovation for drugs that treat rare diseases. Today, pharmaceutical corporations are exploiting loopholes in the law in order to gain even greater monopoly power and reap ever
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
- 254 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.
For Defeat Of Trump Care, Thank Disability Rights Activists Not John McCain And Other Politicians
Health & Wellness  (tags: Trumpcare, Trump, Republicans, john mccain, children, disease, drugs, ethics, government, health, healthcare, humans, interesting, medicine, safety, science )

Fiona
- 57 days ago - commondreams.org
Those praising Murkowski, Collins, and McCain have misspelled Hirono, ADAPT, and every disability rights activist resisting the Republican agenda. Since nothing is more important than the health of all of us, give credit where credit is due.
7 Countries That Beat An Overdose Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, pharmaceuticals )

Freya
- 125 days ago - alternet.org
While other countries are succeeding in reducing the number of opioid overdose deaths, U.S. rates are rising.
Why a Staggering Number of White Working-Class Americans Are Succumbing to 'Deaths of Despair'
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, drug abuse, addiction, suicide, alcoholism, mental health, depression, quality of life )

Freya
- 182 days ago - alternet.org
In 2015, Princeton economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton released a bombshell study that revealed a dramatic rise in mortality among non-Hispanic, middle-aged white people in the United States.
We Can No Longer Outrun Antibiotic Resistance
Health & Wellness  (tags: antimicrobial resistance, disease, drugs, ethics, government, health, humans, illness, interesting, medicine, news, protection, risks, safety, treatment )

Fiona
- 34 days ago - ensia.com
Scientists scour EarthâEUR(TM)s remote corners in search of molecules that could yield the worldâEUR(TM)s next antibiotic. They hope to discover new medicines against which bacteria have not yet evolved defenses. Note, comment, and forward
Scientists Could Send Fake Messages To Antibiotic Bacteria To Stop Infection
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Scientific Breakthrough, Create Fake Messages To Bacteria, Heal, Stop Infection, death, disease, drugs, environment, health, humans, illness, interesting, medicine, news, prevention, protection, risks, science, study, treatm )

Fiona
- 36 days ago - ibtimes.com
Scientists want to do espionage on a microbial level, hijacking the signals of harmful bacteria and sending them different messages while they invade someoneâEUR(TM)s body.
 

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