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Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer to Global Warming or Anything Else
Health & Wellness  (tags: destruction, science, sustainability, politics, risks )

- 3084 days ago -
The George W. Bush Administration and atomic energy brokers push ahead with major plans to revive support for nuclear power and build many new plants calling nuclear power "environmentally preferable.
Tribes Finally Getting Money for Health Center
Health & Wellness  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Medical, culture, society, ethics, news, politics, rights, safety, obama, healthcare, ethics, GoodNews, government, safety, prevention, protection, news, illness, healthcare, health, family )

- 2435 days ago -
NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) - The Three Affiliated Tribes were promised a new health clinic decades ago in return for land lost to the Garrison Dam on the Missouri River. They're finally getting it. A spending bill signed by President Barack Obama includes...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aspartame May Cause Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: aspertame, cancer, brain, tumors, searle, rumsfeld, politics, money, corruption, crime, health, disease, illness, food, soft, drinks, vitamins, drugs, gum, candy, desserts, yogurt, hot chocolate, risks, safety, research, healthcare, investigation, warning )

- 2283 days ago -
In 1980 the FDA concluded that aspartame could "contribute to the development brain tumors" and recommended that the sweetener no longer be used. However, then Searle Chairman Donald Rumsfeld vowed to "call in his markers" and got the sweetener approved.
Firefighters Need More Funds to Handle Wildfires
Health & Wellness  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, americans, death, education, environment, ethics, family, government, politi )

- 458 days ago -
For years, the Forest Service has had to borrow billions of dollars from critical conservation programs to fund wildfire suppression when Congress doesn't allocate enough dollars,
Sign Petition: Quality Free HealthCare for Native Americans
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, culture, native, americans, indians, health, healthcare, disease, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, treatment, government, obama, money, economy, politics, ethics )

- 2353 days ago -
In 1787, the U.S. signed an agreement to provide Native Americans with free healthcare on reservations. Yet today, Native American health fares poorer than the average American in cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, HIV, and infant mortality.
Healthcare Reform Gets Boost From Hospital Groups
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, reform, americans, government, politics, obama, health, disease, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, affordable, treatment )

- 2335 days ago -
"We have these hospitals working with us, and we have the pharmaceutical industry working with us. We have doctors and nurses and healthcare providers with us. We have the American public behind us," said Biden, who was standing in for President Obama.
Uninsured Face Stiff Penalty in Senate Health Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, ripoff, health, insurance, fine, penalty, greed, government, corruption, lies, americans, abuse, democrats, economy, business, money, politics, society, consumers, rights, illness, disease )

- 2340 days ago -
Americans who refuse to buy affordable medical coverage could be hit with fines of more than $1,000 under a health care overhaul bill unveiled Thursday by key Senate Democrats looking to fulfill President Barack Obama's top domestic priority.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Allow Doctors to Prescribe Marijuana
Health & Wellness  (tags: MEDICAL MARIJUANAmedicine, humans, health, politics, lawhealthcare )

- 1427 days ago -
Correctly reclassify marijuana as a drug with medical benefits so that it can exist as a prescription drug.
A Public Option Is Within Reach -- Dems Can't Back Down
Health & Wellness  (tags: public, health, insurance, medicare, healthcare, illness, disease, medicine, protection, prevention, family, children, drugs, treatment, society, culture, rights, americans, humans, politics, government, obama, democrats, dishonesty )

- 2350 days ago -
It's official: most Americans want a public option healthcare plan. Barack Obama actually has the political capital to make it a reality. So why is it that so many Democrats, their tails tucked firmly between their legs, have set about undermining it?
Sign Petition: Fighting Cancer Requires Health Care Reform
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, cancer, insurance, healthcare, disease, humans, illness, medicine, treatment, risks, protection, ethics, family, children, adults, society, culture, americans, politics, rights, government )

- 2395 days ago -
Each year 1.4 millions Americans, 3,800 per day, will hear the words "You have cancer." About 46 million Americans have no health insurance. Many more do not have coverage that will protect them if they are diagnosed with a chronic disease such as cancer.
Should Employers Control Your Access to Copay-Free Birth Control? ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: politics, usa, birth control, americans, women, healthcare )

- 974 days ago -
If you think that employers shouldn't be able to decide whether an employee has access to copay-free birth control--the time to speak out is NOW.
Monsanto's GM Corn MON863 Shows Kidney, Liver Toxicity in Animal Studies
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, food-safety, environment, politics )

- 3155 days ago -
A variety of genetically modified corn that was approved for human consumption in 2006 caused signs of liver and kidney toxicity as well as hormonal changes in rats
UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Helmsley Makes $57,000 An Hour (VIDEO)   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, americans, insurance, health, prevention, protection, disease, illness, medicine, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, greed, money, society, politics, economy, consumers, business, abuse, foreclosures, usa )

- 2248 days ago -
The Health Care for America Now (HCAN) "Sick of It" anti-insurance campaign focuses on rich health insurance CEOs making millions and living in luxury while middle class families are struggling to pay medical bills, going bankrupt, and losing their homes.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Congress: Keep Toxic BPA Out of Our Bodies and Our Food!
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, prevention, protection, women, food, government, ethics, politics, government, congress, food, children, drugs, protection )

- 509 days ago -
New legislation introduced into both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives would remove the toxic chemical bisphenol A from food packaging, including cans and beverage containers.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Make Cannabis Oil Available to All Cancer Patients as a Treatment Option.
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicinal marijuana, treatment, medicine, politics, healthcare, ethics, health, humans, protection, study, society )

- 330 days ago -
It is now an established fact that cannabis is a safe and effective medicine, supported by a very large body of evidence and further supported by patent filed by the US government,

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