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Health & Wellness

Tell Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.): I'M Not Too Stupid to Understand GMO Labels! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, stupid americans, prevention, health, food, government )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
...what they were really trying to figure out was how to sell the same old lies about Monsanto's Empire to "ignorant" consumers who "just don't understand" GMOs.
How Do You Pay for a Drug That Costs $84,000?
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, treatment, Sovaldi, costs, healthcare, ethics, government, drugs, investigation, research )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Since Gilead Sciences unveiled Sovaldi more than six months ago, its $84,000 price tag has ignited a conversation in the health policy world about how to make life-saving medicines more affordable without hurting drugmakers' incentives to develop the...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Declare a Public Health Emergency in Detroit
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, health, government, WATER, economy, public safetyethics )

Cal
- 9 days ago - turnthewateron.dailykos.com
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is shutting off water at thousands of Detroit residences each week, even if their account debt was incurred by previous owners. That means families don't have water to drink, wash their hands or flush their toilet
Fund Imported Food Safety Inspections - ForceChange
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, food, government, safety, protection, illness )

B
- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
Only one to two percent of food imported by the United States is physically inspected by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Sadly, this oversight is not due to a lack of regulatory laws, but to a lack of funding to enforce them. Many foods
TAKE ACTION NOW! Congress: Keep Toxic BPA Out of Our Bodies and Our Food!
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, prevention, protection, women, food, government, ethics, politics, government, congress, food, children, drugs, protection )

Cal
- 17 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
New legislation introduced into both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives would remove the toxic chemical bisphenol A from food packaging, including cans and beverage containers.
Washington State Pot Scare & the Rise of GMO Marijuana
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Cannabidiol, CBD, ArisiTol, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, cancer, drugs, government, health, medicine, news, protection, research )

David
- 19 days ago - occupycorporatism.com
By only approving 0.03% applicants of marijuana growers and retailers may have ulterior motive - the pave the way for the need for genetically modified marijuana to be provided by the Bio Tech industry; specifically Monsanto - Now we've found them in Colo
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED To Educate the Cambodian People That Dogs Are Sentient Beings
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dog meat is part of the diet, commonly kept confined, sometimes in darkness, witnesses to the killing of their fellow, activists, world, violence, sadness, murder, health, government, family, culture, dishonesty, corruption, crime, death, pets, killed )

Kelly
- 19 days ago - change.org
Dog meat is part of the diet in many Asian countries. But this should not justify cruelty to the dogs. The dogs are commonly kept confined, sometimes in darkness, and they are most often witnesses to the killing of their fellow captives.
What To Do When Your Dog's Food Is Recalled
Health & Wellness  (tags: Important Steps to Take, do some in-depth but quick research, ALL recalls should be taken seriously, activists, americans, education, health, government, humans, interesting, safety, dogs, cats, pets, protection, sadness, suffering, endangered, food, nutr )

Kelly
- 20 days ago - dogingtonpost.com
Discovering that Fido's food has been involved in a recall can be pretty scary. Pet foods are usually taken out due to possible contamination or presence of foreign objects in the products.
Walgreens: Stand With Us & Stay in America
Health & Wellness  (tags: Taxes, usa, society, money, ethics, dishonesty, corporate, business, americans, abuse, economy, finance, humans, safety, rights, interesting, law, news, health, government )

Robert
- 21 days ago - credomobilize.com
a fancy gimmick called "tax inversion" could allow Walgreens to continue cashing in on U.S. profits, while dodging an estimated $4 billion in taxes over the next five years. The majority of the company's $72 billion in sales last year were made in the Un
WHO and WAHO: Stop the Spread of Ebola in West Africa! *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, death, disease, drugs, environment, family, government, healthcare, humans, investigation, medicine, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning )

Frans
- 23 days ago - act.watchdog.net
The largest outbreak ever of hemorrhagic fever Ebola is spreading through West Africa, and it's spreading "totally out of control." Victims across Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia are suffering eye and genital swelling, skin boils ...
Can Marijuana Heal a Wounded Warrior?
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, research, medicine, PTSD, marijuana, medicalmarijuana, government, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, interesting, study )

Cal
- 30 days ago - cbsnews.com
Some vets with PTSD swear by it, but because marijuana is still considered a Schedule 1 drug at the federal level, there has been very little research into the effects of pot and post-traumatic stress disorder
Tech Is Racing Against Time as Africa's Ebola Outbreak Spreads
Health & Wellness  (tags: Africa, Ebola Outbreak, CDC, WHO, safety, treatment, humans, illness, healthcare, health, government, death, news, medicine )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - dailydot.com
It's like something out of Outbreak or The Hot Zone: Aid workers in awkward biohazard suits maneuvering around a pop-up hospital and isolation unit, fighting a deadly virus in crude conditions.
FDA Proposal to Put 'Added Sugars' in Nutrition Facts Panel Sparks Debate
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, added sugars, nutrition, government, food, news, protection, health, family )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Last week, legal analysts for OFW Law published a blog arguing that "Added Sugars" should not be included in the Food and Drug Administration's revamp of the Nutrition Facts panel.
Letter From the Editor: Dr. Oz Takes a Beating
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dr.Oz, diet, food, health, government, ethics, credibility, advertising, money, humans, science, research, interesting, investigation, news )

Carrie
- 33 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
After the beating he took before a Senate subcommittee last week, I was wondering if Dr. Mehmet Oz eased his pain with Dr. Mercola's Organic Body Butter. That product goes for $52.97 for four ounces at Mercola's supplement mill. Spread it thinly, Dr. Oz!
New Police Unit to Combat Violence Against Women in Egypt
Health & Wellness  (tags: GoodNews, government, law, safety, violence, women, HumanRights, middle-east, protection )

Eleonora
- 36 days ago - egyptianstreets.com
...a court has sentenced two people to six months in prison ... sexual harassment ... one of the defendants had asked a female passer-by for a kiss while the other sprayed another female with water as he stated "Where is my good morning, beautiful?"
 

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