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(SOS) Sign To Save Our Sons, Give Our Duchenne Boys Their Christmas Miracle. FDA Approve Drisapersen
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, children, disease, drugs, family, government, healthcare, illness, medicine, prevention, research, treatment )

Eileen
- 268 days ago - change.org
My son and many other Duchenne boys have been participating in a clinical drug trial for an experimental medication, called Drisapersen. The FDA is expected to make a decision whether or not to approve this medication by Christmas
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
- 276 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.
The New Moral Panic Over Drug-Dependent Babies
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, drugs, health, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, research, women, study )

Pablo
- 281 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.
Diabetes Drug Metformin Could Increase Human Lifespan To 120 Years
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, health, drugs )

Glenn
- 300 days ago - inquisitr.com
Finally a pill that prolongs life.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Weasels Out of Promise to Roll Back Insane Cost Increase of Pills
Health & Wellness  (tags: pills, drugs, medication, medicine, prices, broken promises, Shkreli, Big Pharma, pharmaceuticals )

Freya
- 305 days ago - alternet.org
The price-gouging "pharma bro" is backing out of his promise to lower the cost of Daraprim after jacking up its price by more than 5,000 percent.
Doctors Find Anti-Fertility Agent In UN Tetanus Vaccine
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, drugs, ethics, family, government, health, humans, safety, vaccines, treatment )

Kathy
- 308 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.
Resistance to Colistin and What It Means for Farming (And Humans)
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, animals antibiotics, antibiotics in animal feed, diet, disease, drugs, ethics, food, health, humans, illness, medicine, protection, risks, safety )

Kathy
- 311 days ago - sustainablefoodtrust.org
Until it hit the headlines this week, few people outside the veterinary and intensive livestock farming sectors are likely ever to have heard of the antibiotic colistin. It's not one your normal doctor would ever prescribe for you. But it's suddenly...
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
- 322 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.
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
- 326 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
Why the FDA Is Worried About Chinese Drugs in Your Medicine Cabinet
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, China, pharmaceuticals, drugs, Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Co., Chinese pharmaceutical suppliers, data integrity, repeat violations )

Judy
- 331 days ago - bloomberg.com
Inspections find deleted data, altered quality test records. Chinese companies supply ingredients to top brand drugmakers.
Weed May Treat ADHD Better Than Adderall, Study Shows
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, medicine )

Glenn
- 333 days ago - details.com
More good uses for pot.
Tell Breast Cancer Charities to Use Non-Animal Research! | Action Alerts | Actions | PETA
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, cancer, drugs, healthcare, illness, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, suffering, cruelty, treatment )

Joyce
- 348 days ago - peta.org
Stop using animals in cruel cancer experiments where they are subjected to radiation, chemicals, injected with cancer, and forced to endure painful tumors. No animal research has led to a cure. Find a non-animal research that is relevant to humans.
Please Make E Cig Products Only Available on Prescription Like Other Addictive Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, disease, drugs, ethics, children, health, interesting, healthcare, illness, government, prevention, risks, safety, death, children, cancer, death, drugs, ethics, government, health, healthcare, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, warn )

Jade
- 362 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
nicotine is dangerous and addictive in all forms. research suggests e cigs cause increased risk of cancer, damaging to circulatory system. nicotine addiction causes anxiety and agitation statistics show a rise in children consuming nicotine

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