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Health & Wellness

PETITION - Increase Medical Research to Decrease Stillbirths
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, Pregnant women, stillbirth, medical research, Prevention and Control, proper treatments, proper care, risks, safety, responsible behaviour, protection )

- 2 days ago -
The U.S. has a very high rate of stillbirths every year, and this rate has hardly declined at all over the past 15 years. A huge part of this continuously high rate of stillbirths over the years is a lack of research on the subject. With 22,750...
PETITION - Tell the USDA: Don't Allow Our Organic Food Be Irrigated By Oil Wastewater!
Health & Wellness  (tags: organic food, organic farming, oil wastewater, health risks, groundwater pollution, environmental damage, ecosystems, responsibility, stronger regulations, prevention of further pollution, health care, protection laws )

- 6 days ago -
There are currently no regulations on the type of water organic farms can use to irrigate their crops, which means oil companies like Chevron have been selling their wastewater to farms to water their crops. That means the fresh bowls of fruit or...
PETITION - Help End HIV Epidemic With Better Education
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV infections, health care, education, cultural practices, Hygiene Practice, Preventive care, risks, safety, protection )

- 9 days ago -
The Maya people are at a greater risk of HIV for a variety of reasons-a lack of education, different cultural practices, rising migration, and a history of poverty all contribute. Migrants are three times more likely to get HIV. The state is also...
Petition: FDA, Delay U.S. GMO Mosquito Experiment, Possibly Linked to Zika Outbreak in Brazil
Health & Wellness  (tags: zika virus, mosquito controlling, GMO Mosquitoes, Tiger Mosquito, disease-carrying animals, Prevention of disease, stronger controls, responsibility, health care, risks, safety standard, protection )

- 10 days ago -
British biotech company Oxitec wants to conduct an experiment in the Florida Keys, using genetically modified (GMO) mosquitoes meant to decrease the disease-carrying mosquito population. However, there are concerns that its experimenting elsewhere,...
PETITION - Don't Limit Women's Access to Abortion Services
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, abortion rights, assessability, women's rights, safety, risks, Family Planning, planned parenthood, prevention, protection, proper treatments )

- 14 days ago -
Over the past few years, 14 states have passed laws that limit the abortion services available to women within their borders. This March, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that will determine the constitutionality of such state laws, resulting...
PETITION - Test for Dangerous Pesticide Residue in Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: toxic contamination, Food Safety, harming products, Pesticide Use, glyphosate poisoning, food testings, responsibility, pesticide bans, stronger controls, prevention of further pollution, protection, health care )

- 20 days ago -
A key ingredient in a widely used pesticide is not being tested for by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), even though studies have indicated it is potentially harmful to humans. Residues of glyphosate, an ingredient in the popular weed-killer...

Health & Wellness  (tags: unhealthy foods, labeling, responsibility, health care, calorie consumption, green lifestyle, diabetes, Overweight people, nutrition, right to know, prevention )

- 21 days ago -
More than half smoothies and frappes labeled with healthy adjectives actually have more calories than a Big Mac, according to recent findings by LiveLighter, an Australian organization dedicated to encourage healthy living. Labeling such as healthy,...
PETITION - Tell the Consumer Product Safety Commission: Get Toxic Flame Retardants Out of Mattresses, Children's Products, Couch
Health & Wellness  (tags: toxic chemicals, household products, living goods, hazardous material, health care, responsibility, Flame Retardant Application, bad business practices, consumers, stronger protection laws )

- 25 days ago -
This is urgent - we have our first-ever chance to ban the sale of these toxic chemicals. Sign our petition and join us in standing with pediatricians, firefighters, scientists, and advocates in asking for household products free of toxic flame retardants!
PETITION - Stop Exposing Patients to Deadly Treatments
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, drugs, treatments, medical institutes, harmful drug, misinformation, health care, responsibility )

- 30 days ago -
By signing the petition below you will help urge the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to enforce the fines these medical institutions owe due to their lack of reporting essential information. Patients can no longer be the victims of medical misinformation.
Petition: MI DHHS, Stop Lying About Children's Lead Levels From Drinking Flint River Water!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Water Quality, water sources, responsibility, health care, human services, water pollution, water supply, Diseases Prevention, protection, safety )

- 37 days ago -
Too many children in Flint Michigan have had high blood lead levels for years. And a new report says the percentages doubled after Flint's water source changed to the Flint River. Even more disturbing comes a report that the MI Department of Health and..
PETITION - Give Military Families the Benefits They Earned and Cover Autism Therapy
Health & Wellness  (tags: Applied Behaviour Analysis, Autisim Awareness, health care, benefits, symptoms and care, treatment, therapy )

- 51 days ago -
For years the Department of Defense (DoD) has refused to acknowledge the validity of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) in treating the symptoms of autism. With over 23,000 military dependents living on the spectrum, this means restricted access to...
PETITION - Stop Genetically Modified Mosquito's
Health & Wellness  (tags: genetically modified, mosquitoes, risks, tropical diseases, mutations, responsibility, health care, longterm effects, prevention, safety, protection )

- 53 days ago -
The British company, Oxitec is planning to release genetically modified mosquitoes into the Florida Keys. The company has had "success" testing this manipulation with nature in Malaysia, Brazil and the Cayman Islands. This success implies that there...
PETITIO - Allow States the Right to Label GMOs
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO Labeling, Food Safety, risks, right to know, right to choose, health care, Prevention of disease, responsibility, protection laws )

- 53 days ago -
Under the deceptively titled 'Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act,' companies like Monsanto would be able to secretly put GMOs in our food without labeling. Big food corporations, like Monsanto, are worried that labeling GMO food will make people less..
Petition: Stop Toxic Water Fluoridation in LA
Health & Wellness  (tags: water fluoridation, Water Quality, Water Safety, Prevention of disease, toxic contamination, responsibility, risks, safety, health care, Prevention of disease, Controlling, stronger protection )

- 56 days ago -
Fluoride is the only chemical added to water for the purpose of medical treatment. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) classifies fluoride as a drug when used to prevent or mitigate disease (FDA 2000). As a matter of basic logic, adding...
PETITION - Include Diabetes Screenings in Yearly Physicals
Health & Wellness  (tags: diabetes management, diabetes treatment, health care, screening tests, prevention, control health, safety, risks, protection )

- 57 days ago -
According to the CDC, 86 million people in the U.S. have pre-diabetes, and 29.1 million have full-fledged diabetes. Respectively, 90 percent and 27.8 percent don't realize it. As the statistics suggest, the screening process is highly underutilized...

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