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TORONTO - 30th Anniversary Vegetarian Food Festival September 5 - 7, 2014
Health & Wellness  (tags: toronto, harbourfront centre, vegetarian food festival, lifestyle, food, diet, family, health, humans, nutrition, society )

Lone
- 6 hours ago - harbourfrontcentre.com
Discover how to choose a healthier, greener, and more compassionate lifestyle through cooking demonstrations, free samples, new products, and lots of delicious food.
Senegal Confirms First Case of Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, Senegal, West Africa, disease, humans, health, risks, safety, warning, prevention, illness, society, protection, treatment, medicine )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, a major hub for West Africa's business and aid community, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told a news conference on Friday.
Disabled Girl Who Was Told She Would Never Walk Unaided Wins Place at Top Ballet School After Pioneering Operation Funded
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ballet school, operation, disabled, girl, Cerebral Palsy, fundraising, disease, health, humans, illness, research, treatment, society )

Lone
- 3 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Matilda Duncan was born with cerebral palsy but had an operation paid for by a fundraising campaign launched by her best friend Casey Burke - who also has the debilitating condition.
Now Marijuana Could Be Used to TREAT and PREVENT Schizophrenia
Health & Wellness  (tags: marijuana, schizophrenia treatment, research, drugs, AlternativeMed, disease, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, society, treatment )

Lone
- 3 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
European researchers have suggested it could treat schizophrenia and be much more effective than other drugs by having fewer side effects.
Labour Appoints Its First Shadow Minister Who Will Be Tasked With Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls.
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, crime, government, humans, rights, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Darren
- 6 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Labour has appointed its first shadow minister for preventing violence against women and girls. Seema Malhotra MP said there was a "shocking" level of such violence in Britain and abroad.
What Not to Eat: This Is One Monster Meal!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, obesity, diet, food, Red Robin, health, nutrition, risks, warning, society, humans, illness )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - nutritionaction.com
Red Robin's Monster Meal has WAY too much saturated fat and sodium, not to mention two days' worth of calories.
Sources: WTO Ruled Against U.S. on Country-of-Origin Labeling
Health & Wellness  (tags: WTO, food safety, US, Canada, Mexico, country of origin labeling, ethics, diet, health, news, humans, society, safety, protection )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The sources say that WTO determined that U.S. rules to place mandatory labels on meat packages identifying where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered were unfair, reinforcing a previous ruling from 2012 that prompted the U.S. to revise its rules.
Not So Safe: How the FDA Lets Food Safety Slip Through the Holes
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, food safety, protection, health, food additives, illness, humans, food, diet, warning, nutrition, government )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - nutritionaction.com
Many people presume that some federal agency is overseeing the safety of the ingredients in our food supply. That's reasonable, because that is actually what the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is supposed to be doing, and what Congress told...
Only Medicine Company in Gaza Targeted By Israel
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza assault on Palestinians, refugee Camps, assault-massacres Gaza destruction 2014, IDF VIOLATIONS, Obama, end all Us AID TO ISRAEL, NOW!, medicine company destroyed, Israeli reign of terror, humans, protection, risks, health, death, warning )

Jess
- 12 days ago - maannews.net
The only medicine company in the Gaza Strip was targeted during the Israeli offensive, causing the company half a million dollars in losses
Why Cats Are Good for Us - Animalist News
Health & Wellness  (tags: cats, Body-Mind-Spirit, health, humans, research, science )

Lone
- 13 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Are you a cat person? If not, you might want to reconsider because cats are good for us in more ways than you can imagine!
Giant Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis in Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: rats, lab, South Africa, tuberculosis, infectious disease, disease, health, humans, research, science, society, study )

Lone
- 14 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
On a recent Friday morning, at a laboratory in southern Africa, Tariq correctly identified all six spit samples known to be positive for tuberculosis, the world's second most fatal infectious disease.
Nanoparticles: Panacea or Pandora's Box?
Health & Wellness  (tags: nanoparticles, panacea, unlabeled, unregulated, food, environment, health, humans, nutrition, protection, research, risks, safety, study, warning )

Lone
- 15 days ago - ecowatch.com
An Friends of the Earth report finds use of unlabelled, unregulated nano-ingredients in food has grown substantially since 2008.
Woman With Aggressive Cancer Delays Treatment in the Name of Science
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, science, treatment, disease, humans, illness, research, society, study, women )

Lone
- 24 days ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
Mother, grandmother, and biomedical scientist Kimberly Koss of Illinois is battling a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer, called triple negative -- but has chosen to skip an initial round of chemotherapy
Experimental Ebola Drug Based on Research Discoveries From Canada's National Lab
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola vaccine, research, Canada, death, disease, drugs, ethics, healthcare, humans, medicine, treatment )

Lynn
- 25 days ago - home.mytelus.com
The experimental Ebola drug given to two American aid workers is based on years of research done at Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg. ... The drug had never been tested in humans before ...
 

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