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Sierra Leone's Chief Ebola Doctor Infected With Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: world health, Sierra Leone, West Africa, Ebola Outbreak, doctor infected, risks, safety, medicine, disease, society, news, health )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency has said. Sheik Umar Khan tested positive and has been admitted to hospital in Kailahun, the epicentre of the outbreak.
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...
New Immunotherapy Procedure That Kills Cancer in Dogs Could Help Save Human Lives, Too
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, dogs, cats, humans, pets, immunotherapy, disease, health, healthcare, illness, medicine, prevention, research, science, society, treatment )

Lone
- 9 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Our pets are like family members, so when they get sick, we want to get them the best treatment possible. But when dogs and cats are diagnosed with cancer, about half of them have their lives shortened.
US to Pull Foreign Aid From El Salvador If They Refuse Monsanto Seeds
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto Seeds, El Salvadorian farmers., , continues to pressure their government, able to sell otherwisedestruction, endangered, politics, world, food, disease, healthcare, health, medicine, protection, prevention, treatment, s )

Kelly
- 11 days ago - livefreelivenatural.com
It's better to be poor and humble than to accept tainted foreign aid from the US government, say El Salvadorian farmers. When it comes to the future of El Salvadorian agriculture it's better to build from within than to accept corporate handouts.
How to Poison Proof Your Kitchen
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, suffering, dogs, cats, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, GoodNews, conservation, rescued, pets, habitat, treatment, research, risks, safety, prevention, protection, interesting, health, healthcare, medicine, illness, children, family, dr )

Kelly
- 12 days ago - petpoisonhelpline.com
It's amazing (yet scary) how many common food items in our kitchen are poisonous to our pets! Some of these food items, while safe to you, may cause serious problems if ingested by our dogs and cats.
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!
Know the Signs of Poisoning in Dogs and Cats
Health & Wellness  (tags: not exhaustive or complete, signs of poisoning generally include, Drooling/hypersalivating, Pale gums, Absence or decreased urination, Dull mentation, acting abnormally, dogs, cats, pets, GoodNews, suffering, treatment, women, medicine, healthcare, preven )

Kelly
- 12 days ago - petpoisonhelpline.com
Signs of poisoning in dogs and cats can range tremendously based on the underlying poison. If you think your dog or cat has been poisoned, call your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline at 800-213-6680 immediately for assistance!
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
- 12 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.
Kansas Girl Dies From 'One in a Billion' Infection By 'Brain-Eating Amoeba' After Water Skiing (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), humans, health, risks, safety, illness, news, medicine, death, study, society )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - rawstory.com
Hally "Bug" Yust died Wednesday, and officials from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment confirmed that one person in Johnson County died from primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) caused by Naegleria fowleri.
75% of Gaza City Without Electricity After Lines Damaged By Strikes
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza siege-airstrikes 2014, end the siege-truce, electricity outages, humanitatianhumans, illness, children, disease, medicine, news, risks, food, babies )

Jess
- 12 days ago - maannews.net
Electricity was disconnected in major areas in Gaza City after heavy Israeli strikes on the al-Shujaiyya neighborhood, the electric company said Friday.
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
- 12 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
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
- 17 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
- 18 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.
This Disease You'Ve Never Heard Of Is Spreading Like Wildfire Across The Caribbean
Health & Wellness  (tags: safety, prevention, medicine, disease, risks, warning, protection )

Cal
- 18 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Last summer, chikungunya fever was virtually unknown in the Western Hemisphere. Since then, over a quarter of a million people in the Caribbean have contracted the mosquito-borne disease and the CDC reports that 112 people have brought the illness into 27
3 Sneaky, Dangerous New Ways Pharma Is Churning Profits
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, disease, drugs, investigation, medicine, research, big pharma, marketing, warning )

Lynn
- 19 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.
 

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