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Health & Wellness

Modern War: A True Global Health Emergency
Health & Wellness  (tags: World, War & Peace, Rights, Public Health, Healthcare, Iraq, Imperialism )

Judy
- 36 days ago - commondreams.org
A unique historical moment to look at global health, with a special look at Iraq after more than twenty years of war
IVAW Veterans & CCR Human Rights Attorneys Seek Information on Toxic DU Weapons Use in Iraq
Health & Wellness  (tags: Iraq, depleted uranium, DU weapons, deployment locations, environmental poisoning, clean-up, FOIA request, illness, cancer, contamination, US vets, Iraqis, Afghans, Center for Constitutional Rights, CCR, Iraq Veterans Against the War, IVAW )

LucyKalei
- 77 days ago - truth-out.org
Center for Constitutional Rights submits FOIA request to DOD & State Department on behalf of CCR & IraqVetsAgainsttheWar seeking DU munition deployment locations in Iraq. Only way to deal with health effects & ensure clean-up is full accounting
620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs | The Nation
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, lies, propaganda, iraq, dishonesty, corruption, military, media, economy, abuse, crime, war, rights, dishonesty, food, family, diet, protection, safety, prevention, treatment, nutrition )

Wild
- 113 days ago - thenation.com
This month, the US military announced that the air force had delivered more than 110,000 meal rations to stranded Yazidi refugees in Iraq, in a mission that prompted President Obama to hail "the skill and professionalism of our military, and the generosit
10 Things You Need To Know About Hunger In 2013
Health & Wellness  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, ethics, freedoms, europe, HumanRights, iran, iraq, israel, middle-east, palestine, society, world, china, usa, diet, death, food, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, warning, nutrition, investigation, h )

JL
- 684 days ago - wfp.org
Here is a list of 10 facts that go some way to explaining why hunger is the single biggest solvable problem facing the world today.
Facing NINTH Deployment.....Army Ranger Kills Himself   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Staff Sgt. Jared Hagemann, Ft. Lewis, suicide, Army Rangers, deployments, Iraq, Afghanistan )

Dandelion
- 1209 days ago - youtube.com
The Army found Staff Sgt. Jared Hagemann's body at a training area of Joint Base Lewis McChord. Facing his 9th deployment he could not deal with it any longer. Suicide rates at all time high among our military. Stop these wars! Speak up Americans!
SYRIA: Iraqi Refugees Face Painful Wait For Artificial Limbs
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, treatment, children, artificial limb, painful wait, Tdh, Terre des hommes, Syria, US military invasion, not enough, WHO, UNHCR, conflict, Refugees&Relief, war, iraq )

Naoko
- 1464 days ago - irinnews.org
Mohammed*, 38, whose right leg is severed above the knee, is one of many Iraqi refugees waiting for prosthetics at the Syrian branch of charity Terre des hommes (Tdh) orthopedic workshop.
British MPs Accuse US Military of Human Rights Atrocity Over Use of Toxic DU Munitions in Fallujah
Health & Wellness  (tags: Iraq, health crisis, atrocity, human rights, humanitarian crisis, US military, depleted uranium weapons, toxic, Iraqi city, Fallujah, rise in birth defects, Iraqi medical staff, environmental issues, Freedom of Info requests, how much DU? )

LucyKalei
- 1666 days ago - bandepleteduranium.org
Sign of growing disquiet, response to SkyNews/Guardian reports of humanitarian/health crisis in Iraqi city Fallujah, UK reps've submitted parliamentary motion accusing US military. News outlets worldwide picked up BBCWorldAffairsEditor's report- details..
Iraqi Former Battle Zone Sees Abnormal Clusters of Infant Tumours and Deformities.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Iraq, babies, environment, war, chemical interventions )

Janet
- 1854 days ago - truthout.org
"Doctors in Iraq's war-ravaged enclave of Falluja are dealing with up to 15 times as many chronic deformities in infants and a spike in early life cancers that may be linked to toxic materials left over from the fighting.WHAT really was going on there?
Disabled Soldier Returning to War, Facing "Stop Loss"
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, cheney, cia, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, iraq, lies, media, m )

Kathleen
- 2369 days ago - truthout.org
WE MUST SHOW SINCERE COMPASSION FOR OUR TROOPS AND BRING THEM HOME!!! Besides, our own nation is in dire need of MUCH infrastructure & disaster assistance!!!
Even the Insured Feel the Strain of Health Costs
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, cheney, cia, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, HillaryClinton, iraq, lies, media, milit )

Kathleen
- 2418 days ago - truthout.org
"The economic slowdown has swelled the ranks of people without health insurance...and now also threatening millions of people who have insurance but find that the coverage is too limited or that they cannot afford their own share of medical costs."
Soldiers Show Mental Strain From Combat Tours
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, ethics, iraq, war, environment )

Cal
- 2476 days ago - reuters.com
More than a quarter of U.S. soldiers on their third or fourth tours in Iraq suffer mental health problems partly because troops are not getting enough time at home between deployments, the Army said on Thursday.
Army Battles Traumatic Brain Injuries
Health & Wellness  (tags: army, soldiers, health, brain, injuries, Marines, Iraq, Afghanistan, traumatic, explosion )

Robin
- 2524 days ago - news14.com
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Army is mobilizing its resources to fight a serious threat to soldiers' health. They estimate that as many as 10-20 percent of soldiers and Marines returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from a traumatic brain injury caused by a...
120 Veterans Commit Suicide Each Week!
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, suicide, Pentagon, Iraq, war, deaths, statistics )

Good
- 2579 days ago - care2.com
Pentagon says this is no problem, because they are doing this not due to the war, but because they are having "personal problems".
DEPLETED URANIUM - Chronic Illness, Severe Deformanties, Gulf WarSyndrome, Environment,
Health & Wellness  (tags: depleted uranium, birth defects, chronically ill, enviornmental hazard, usa, iraq, canada. severe deformities )

Cheryl
- 2599 days ago - canadianactionparty.ca
THE RADIOACTIVITY PERSISTS FOR OVER 4,500,000,000 YEARS KILLING MILLIONS OF EVERY AGE FOR CENTURIES TO COME .THIS IS A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY WHICH MAY RANK WITH THE WORST ATROCITIES OF ALL TIME
 

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