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INSPIRATIONAL! MAKING A DIFFERENCE! 60 MINUTES: Affordable Care for Those Still Uninsured
Health & Wellness  (tags: obama, politics, healthcare, obamacare, making a difference, nurses making a difference in Appalachia, medical care for the needy, illness, prevention, treatment, healthcare, health, government, medicine, news, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 3 days ago - cbsnews.com
Nurse practitioners are providing badly needed health care to the uninsured working poor in Appalachia -- medical mercy for those left out of Obamacare
News Update: Kentucky, Feds Reach Agreement On Hemp Imports and Reverses Position on Hemp Seed Seizure
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, culture, society, family, GoodNews, government, health, law, rights, consumers, economy, farming, investments, labor, investors, news, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, health, healthcare, illness, treatment, research, prevention )

David
- 4 days ago - arisitol.com
department will file an application with the federal government for a permit to import hemp seeds, and the federal government will process the Kentucky's application quickly. The federal government also agrees that the process established by the state...
Tell Pharmacy Benefit Managers That Compounded Drugs Are "Medically Necessary" ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: PBM's, insurance companies, health, healthcare, medicine, risks, society, news, illness, drugs, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Compounded medications aren't being covered--which means FDA-approved drugs will own the marketplace. Pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, are companies that process prescriptions for insurance companies and corporations, and use their size to negotiate...
Toxins Found In Water Prompt State Of Emergency In Ohio
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ohio, water supply, microcystin toxin, safety, risks, warning, protection, humans, health, study, news, prevention )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - toledoblade.com
Toledo's public water will remain under a do-not-drink advisory until at least 6 a.m. Sunday pending the return of results from test samples sent out to three different laboratories, Mayor D. Michael Collins said during an evening news conference.
Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid Of The Ebola Virus Spreading In The U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, Ebola virus, CDC, treatment, containment, disease, medicine, risks, safety, humans, news, interesting, society )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com
Ebola is deadly and can spread person-to-person, but with the precise infection prevention measures that will be in place with the CDC, the spread of the virus in America is extremely unlikely. I think that fear is unwarranted and here's why.
The Real Reason We Still Don't Have A Vaccine For Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, death, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, family, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, treatment )

Frank
- 19 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Three renowned doctors joined HuffPost Live on Monday to weigh in on all the facts about the Ebola outbreak, from how the disease spreads to how it might be stopped.
Surviving Ebola: For Those Who Live Through It, What Lies Ahead?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola outbreak, survivors, world, warning, research, health, disease, humans, news, safety, treatment, death, medicine )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - cbsnews.com
As the Ebola virus continues to ravage West Africa, one thing has become all too clear: this highly contagious virus has an incredibly poor prognosis. This outbreak is the largest ever recorded.
9 Must-Know Facts About The Ebola Virus Spreading Across West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: West Africa, Ebola Outbreak, risks, safety, treatment, health, disease, research, protection, medicine, news, illness, death )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The deadliest outbreak of Ebola in history is still ravaging countries in West Africa, particularly Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. And the troubling news continues with the recent report that the head doctor treating patients with Ebola in Sierra Leone
2,500 Ground Zero Workers Have Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ground Zero, workers, cancer, risks, health, disease, illness, death, humans, news, study, medicine, government, healthcare )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - nypost.com
More than 2,500 Ground Zero rescuers and responders have come down with cancer, and a growing number are seeking compensation for their illnesses, The Post has learned. The grim toll has skyrocketed from the 1,140 cancer cases reported last year.
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
- 29 days 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.
Subway Fires Worker Forced By Manager to Serve Food While Vomiting From Stomach Virus (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Texas, Subway, health, food, risks, safety, society, news, ethics, illness, prevention, humans )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - rawstory.com
A Subway employee in Freeport,Texas claims she was fired after she became so ill that sympathetic workers at a nearby restaurant called 911 to care for her."I was going back and forth to the bathroom, puking my guts out," Taft said.Her manager ordered her
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
- 40 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.
Disease Threat From Immigrant Children Wildly Overstated
Health & Wellness  (tags: Immigrant children, Texas children, immunizations, disease, health, children, protection, interesting, news, research )

Carrie
- 40 days ago - texasobserver.org
Central American Governments concerned about health, and good parents investing in their kids, have made Central American kids better-vaccinated than Texan kids.
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
- 40 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.
Michelle Obama Fights GOP On School Lunch Rules
Health & Wellness  (tags: Michelle Obama, childhood obesity, school lunches, children, republicans, diet, disease, food, health, nutrition, protection, society, exercise, ethics, illness, interesting, news, prevention )

Carrie
- 44 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Michelle Obama is fighting a House Republican effort to soften a central part of her prized anti-childhood obesity campaign and she says she's ready "to fight until the bitter end."
 

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