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Health & Wellness

Stop the Price-Gouging at the for-Profit Hospital Corporation of America
Health & Wellness  (tags: emergency rooms, hospitals, greed, profit, petitions )

- 27 days ago -
HCA, an organization that gained notoriety for having to pay the biggest fraud settlement in US history, is at again. This time, they are participating in some of the worst price-gouging in the industry.
End Surprise Medical Bills!
Health & Wellness  (tags: insurance, costs, fees, petitions )

- 56 days ago -
My health insurance should cover me when I need it. Close loopholes that can leave me with huge surprise medical bills!
Tell Congress: DonâEUR(TM)t Gut Healthful School Meals
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, school, meals, lunch, food, nutrition, petitions )

- 109 days ago -
For many children, especially those from low income families, school lunch is their only healthful meal of the day.
Tell Congress: Don't Defund Planned Parenthood!
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, women, petitions )

- 127 days ago -
Republicans in Congress have gone from discussing investigations into Planned Parenthood, following the release of a highly edited, completely misleading undercover "sting" video by a right-wing anti-choice group, to full-blown efforts to DEFUND the...
Your Lawmaker Could Vote to Take Away GMO Labeling!
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, vegetables, crops, GMOs, bills, petitions )

- 136 days ago -
GMO labeling puts freedom of choice in your hands, allowing you to decide whether or not you want to buy food that is genetically engineered.
Stop Congress From Closing Clinics That Provide Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, birth control, clinics, petitions )

- 156 days ago -
Congress is up to its tired old ways of putting politics before womenâEUR(TM)s health. Their latest attack? Defunding clinics that provide birth control to women - particularly low-income women and those who live in rural areas.
Get BPA Out of Your Cans!
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, cans, chemicals, carcinogens, petitions )

- 175 days ago -
Bisphenol A has been linked to breast cancer, reproductive damage, developmental problems and more! And some companies are removing it from the linings of their canned products. So why are many food brands still exposing their customers to this chemical?
Tell the Candidates: Oppose the Privatization of Veterans' Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, health care, VA, Veterans Administration, privatization, doctors, hospitals, petitions )

- 192 days ago -
Privatizing the system would severely underfund the department, leaving veterans out in the cold with many service-connected injuries. Often times, VA centers are equipped to deal with specialized care, amputations and traumatic brain injuries in a way...
Don't Let North Carolina Hide Animal Cruelty Violations From the Public
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, safety, meat, poultry, North Carolina, petitions )

- 203 days ago -
This bill affects people across our country because North Carolina is one of the biggest producers of chicken and other meat. Meat sold in the U.S. is already contaminated at high rates with dangerous bacteria because of poor practices and weak...
Petition - Don't Let Insurance Companies Continue to Go Rogue
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health coverage, insurance, petitions )

- 204 days ago -
For decades, insurance companies were able to create their own rules. They denied people health coverage because of pre-existing conditions, even shamefully denying women coverage because of health needs related to rape and domestic violence.
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, Montana, petitions )

- 217 days ago -
In the next two days, 3 more anti-choice bills are headed to Governor BullockâEUR(TM)s desk that threaten the health and safety of women and families across Montana: they would make it drastically harder for Montanans--especially those living in rural areas...
Shock Aversive Therapy For Special Need Students?!
Health & Wellness  (tags: students, therapy, cruelty, torture, petitions, special needs )

- 227 days ago -
Shock aversive therapy is a form of torture a special needs school is using. It should be outlawed immediately!
Provide a Mother With a Lifesaving Approved Treatment
Health & Wellness  (tags: petitions, treatments, drugs )

- 231 days ago -
United Healthcare is refusing to pay for a woman's lifesaving treatment they had earlier approved. She needs your help to make sure a toddler does not lose her mother.
Stop Requiring Annual Women's Exams for Women to Get a Birth Control Prescription
Health & Wellness  (tags: birth control, women, reproductive rights, Georgia, petitions )

- 232 days ago -
Currently, the University of Georgia Health Center's Women's Clinic requires an "annual women's exam," which includes a pelvic and breast exam and potentially a pap smear, in order to be able to get an oral contraceptive prescription.
Compensate Family for Illegal Foreclosure of Their Home
Health & Wellness  (tags: foreclosures, Wells Fargo, sickness, petitions )

- 236 days ago -
After Nick Moldovan began chemotherapy he wasn't able to provide the second income his family desperately needed to keep afloat. They asked Wells Fargo for a hardship loan modification but were denied.

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