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When Surgeons Multitask: The Little-Known Practice of Concurrent Surgeries
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, surgeons, doctors, surgery, patients )

- 1 hour ago -
When you go to the hospital for an operation, did you know your surgeon might also be performing a procedure on another patient, in a different operating room, over the same scheduled time period?
Taste The Time   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Scatter Their Own, water, Lakota, Oglala, water is life, water is sacred )

- 7 hours ago -
Scatter Their Own is a Rock n Roll Duo of Oglala Lakota ancestry from Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Water is life! We as Lakota people, believe that we are only as clean as our water, and as healthy as our Mother Earth.
Planned Parenthood Says Colorado Shooter Opposed Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: Planned Parenthood, family planning, reproductive rights, abortion, women, Colorado, shooter )

- 12 hours ago -
Planned Parenthood said on Sunday that news reports that the gunman who attacked its Colorado health clinic had uttered "no more baby parts" during his arrest showed that the suspect was motivated by an anti-abortion agenda.
Petition: Urge James Hardie to Maintain Levels of Compensation Funding for Asbestos Victims
Health & Wellness  (tags: asbestos dangers, health care, disease, illness prevention, victims, responsibility, dangerous materials, Hazardous Waste, risks, safety standard )

- 19 hours ago -
James Hardie has cut asbestos compensation fund payments by 44 per cent, according to a report on The report stated the building products company cut its contribution to its legacy asbestos compensation scheme despite increases in its...
Monkeys in Asia Harbor Virus From Humans, Other Species
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monkeys and viruses )

- 1 day ago -
"If you are a bat, you have bat astrovirus, but if you are a monkey, you could have everything," said Lisa Jones-Engel.
Costco Joins a Host of Retailers Refusing to Sell GMO Salmon
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs, Salmon, GE salmon, AquaBounty, Costco, safety, risks )

- 2 days ago -
The second-largest retailer in the world is now one of more than 60 U.S. supermarket chains rejecting the laboratory fish.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Weasels Out of Promise to Roll Back Insane Cost Increase of Pills
Health & Wellness  (tags: pills, drugs, medication, medicine, prices, broken promises, Shkreli, Big Pharma, pharmaceuticals )

- 2 days ago -
The price-gouging "pharma bro" is backing out of his promise to lower the cost of Daraprim after jacking up its price by more than 5,000 percent.
Walking Barefoot Can Help Prevent Some Injuries
Health & Wellness  (tags: walking barefoot, preventing injuries, balance, foor injuries, American researcher, health, humans, research, protection )

- 5 days ago -
Walking barefoot helps to improve balance, posture and prevent common foot injuries, according to an American researcher.
Agent Orange: VA Recently Made, More, Updates to the List of Ships That Operated in Vietnam
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, government, violence, world, treatment, risks, protection, medicine )

- 5 days ago -
VA has recently made updates to the list of ships that operated in Vietnam, including the addition of six new ships and the expansion of dates for ships already on the list.
Doctors Find Anti-Fertility Agent In UN Tetanus Vaccine
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, drugs, ethics, family, government, health, humans, safety, vaccines, treatment )

- 5 days ago -
The Kenya Catholic Doctors Association is charging UNICEF and WHO with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus vaccination program sponsored by the Kenyan government.
Help Protect Access to Complex Rehabilitative Technology
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, healthcare, safety, illness, ethics, humans )

- 5 days ago -
This type of technology is designed to meet the specific and unique medical and functional needs of an individual living with disability. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Demand OSHA Protect Coffee Roasters From Lung Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: Diacetyl, coffee roasting, lung disease, OSHA, NIOSH, bronchiolitis obliterans )

- 6 days ago -
A new Center for Disease Control study found an alarming number of workers in a Texas coffee roasting facility with severe lung disease. So why isn't OSHA protecting these workers?
Was Linus Pauling Right About Vitamin C's Curative Powers After All?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vitamin C, Linus Pauling, Vit. C cytotoxic against cancer cells )

- 6 days ago -
A large, decade-long study found that men who took 800 mg of vitamin C per day had less heart disease and lived up to six years longer than those following the conventional guideline of 60 mg/day. [ + VIDEOS ]
PETITION - Make Alzheimer's Disease a National Priority
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alzheimers Disease, Dementia Disease, proper care, Prevention and Control, optimal treatment, health care, costs, Mental health )

- 6 days ago -
The next President of the United States will have the opportunity to lead America toward fundamental advances in the fight against Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
Scientists Have Discovered Bacteria That Are Resistant to All Antibiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: bacteria, antibiotic resistance, sickness )

- 7 days ago -
During a routine surveillance of antibiotic resistance in China, scientists discovered that a new bacterial genetic resistance mechanism called MCR-1 prevents the drug colistin from killing bacteria.

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