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Health & Wellness

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
- 19 hours 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
- 3 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
- 3 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
- 7 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
- 13 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
- 18 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
- 18 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
- 18 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
- 23 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."
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
- 24 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
Walgreens: Stand With Us & Stay in America
Health & Wellness  (tags: Taxes, usa, society, money, ethics, dishonesty, corporate, business, americans, abuse, economy, finance, humans, safety, rights, interesting, law, news, health, government )

Robert
- 26 days ago - credomobilize.com
a fancy gimmick called "tax inversion" could allow Walgreens to continue cashing in on U.S. profits, while dodging an estimated $4 billion in taxes over the next five years. The majority of the company's $72 billion in sales last year were made in the Un
18 E. Coli Cases in Five States Linked to Raw Clover Sprouts
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, E-Coli, raw clover sprouts, food, health, news, risks, safety )

Carrie
- 32 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The latest update from the U.S. CDC reports that, as of June 27, 2014, a total of 18 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O121 (STEC O121) have been reported from from five states.
Ashitaba: Tomorrow's Leaf, Today
Health & Wellness  (tags: Japan, ashitaba, food, medicine, health, diet, interesting, news, humans, nutrition )

Carrie
- 34 days ago - modernfarmer.com
The Japanese know a good thing when they see it. Since ancient times, food foragers in the southern Japanese islands gathered a particular woodland plant for food and medicine.
Tech Is Racing Against Time as Africa's Ebola Outbreak Spreads
Health & Wellness  (tags: Africa, Ebola Outbreak, CDC, WHO, safety, treatment, humans, illness, healthcare, health, government, death, news, medicine )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - dailydot.com
It's like something out of Outbreak or The Hot Zone: Aid workers in awkward biohazard suits maneuvering around a pop-up hospital and isolation unit, fighting a deadly virus in crude conditions.
FDA Proposal to Put 'Added Sugars' in Nutrition Facts Panel Sparks Debate
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, added sugars, nutrition, government, food, news, protection, health, family )

Carrie
- 36 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Last week, legal analysts for OFW Law published a blog arguing that "Added Sugars" should not be included in the Food and Drug Administration's revamp of the Nutrition Facts panel.
 

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