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Health & Wellness

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
- 8 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...
The Correct Way to Remove a Tick From Your Pet
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, forests, healthconditions, protection, weather, trees, endangered, conservation, dogs, death, endangered, pets, suffering, sadness, investigation, treatment, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, medicine, risks, illness, disease, children )

Kelly
- 12 days ago - care2.com
I am all about biodiversity, but I must admit ticks are not high on my list of biota to celebrate. They are beastly little bloodsucking parasites who double their ick factor when their bellies are bloated full with your blood!
6 Summer Safety Tips For Your Dog That You Probably Don't Think About
Health & Wellness  (tags: dogs can get sunburn, even skin cancer, short hair, pink noses, or fur loss due to illness, dogs, cats, conservation, protection, pets, GoodNews, investigation, environment, endangered, animalwelfare, healthcare, health, medicine, treatment, risks )

Kelly
- 13 days ago - care2.com
Summer is a fun time for you and your pet, but it also brings its share of dangers. Exposing your dog to excessive sun and heat can lead to sunburned skin or worse. Protect your best friend's well-being with these season-savvy tips.
Top 10 Pet Poisons
Health & Wellness  (tags: conservation, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, dogs, cats, pets, protection, suffering, rescued, investigation, GoodNews, healthcare, health, family, children, safety, prevention, illness, treatment, warning, women, medicine, science, drugs, Body-M )

Kelly
- 13 days ago - petpoisonhelpline.com
HERE IS A LINK TO A MORE COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF MANY MANY DIFFERENT POISONS: http://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/poisons/ ~here are the top 10 most common toxins that Pet Poison Helpline gets called about. Now keep in mind that some of these are very toxic
3 Sneaky, Dangerous New Ways Pharma Is Churning Profits
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, disease, drugs, investigation, medicine, research, big pharma, marketing, warning )

Lynn
- 20 days ago - alternet.org
... you have been watching "Ask Your Doctor" drug ads on TV for years. The ads, ... have done two amazing things. They have made drugs like Claritin, Lipitor and the "Purple Pill" financial blockbusters--and ... "sold" the conditions behind them.
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 ...
Why Mosquitoes Bite Some People and Not Others -- And the Surprising, Natural Way to Avoid Bites
Health & Wellness  (tags: mosquitoes, parasites, disease transmission, remedies, interesting, investigation, prevention )

Lynn
- 25 days ago - alternet.org
Why are some people so much more attractive to mosquitoes than others? And what can you do about the pesky little bloodsuckers, especially if you don't want to resort to DEET? (DEET, while effective, is also weakly neurotoxic in humans.)
7 Herbs & Spices YOU Should Eat to Stay Healthy
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, family, food, health, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection )

Frans
- 31 days ago - takepart.com
Big food corporations may have us believe that flavor lies in sugar, salt, and fat. But for centuries, humans have relied on herbs and spices to give dishes more complex flavors. Here's a major plus: They've also been popular outside the kitchen as...
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
- 32 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!
Baby Needs Organ Reconstruction After Alleged Rape
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, children, babies, health, investigation )

B
- 37 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Julio Iturralde A New Mexico man faces multiple charges after allegedly locking his girlfriend out of a New Mexico hotel room and raping her 8-month-old daughter. Julio Iturralde, 27, allegedly abused the baby inside a room at the Los Lunas Inn and
VICTORY VICTORY Health and Animal Welfare Concerns 'Scramble' the U.S. Egg Industry
Health & Wellness  (tags: abused, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, cruelty, protection, sadness, suffering, GoodNews, activists, safety, violence, dishonesty, corruption, healthcare, treatment, prevention, protection, food, nutrition, safety, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit, news, inve )

Kelly
- 50 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The U.S. egg industry is in trouble. Not only do they have amazing companies like Hampton Creek Foods hot on their heels with a healthy, cheaper, safe, sustainable, and animal-friendly alternative to eggs
Ban G.M.O Products Until Poper Safety Testing Has Been Completed
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, diet, food, health, investigation, protection )

Patricia
- 55 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
These products have never been sufficiently tested to discover the long term effects of consumption on Adults or Children
Dont Skirt Around Disability Legislation to Deny Benefits
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, investigation, illness )

Patricia
- 60 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The British government is skirting around Disability discrimination laws by hiring companies and people with no medical knowledge to access whether disabled people are entitled to disability benefits.
Illinois Man Tests Positive for MERS as More Deaths Noted in Saudi Arabia
Health & Wellness  (tags: America, MERS virus, disease, government, health, healthcare, investigation, medicine, research, safety, science, society )

Kit
- 68 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said tests completed Friday showed the Illinois man had probably become infected with the virus after having close contact twice with the known MERS sufferer, but added that he had not sought [....]
And Now You Know: This Is What's in Taco Bell's Seasoned Ground Beef *** Video ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, family, food, health, humans, investigation, nutrition, study, warning )

Frans
- 80 days ago - takepart.com
The fast-food chain delves into the 'weird names' that round out the ingredients in its meat. When is meat not meat? When you're eating a seven-layer burrito from Taco Bell.... The chain was sued in 2011 for selling "seasoned ground beef" that was...
 

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