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

- 3964 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 )

- 3314 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 )

- 3162 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.
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 )

- 3232 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 )

- 3214 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 )

- 3219 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 )

- 2306 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 )

- 3229 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 )

- 3274 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 )

- 1853 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 )

- 4034 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 )

- 3127 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.
Sign Petition: Protect Our Children - Every One Deserves Healthcare
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, americans, universal, single, payer, insurance, illness, disease, treatment, safety, prevention, protection, medicine, government, obama, congress, democrats, republicans, corruption, dishonesty, cover-up, lies, politics )

- 3245 days ago -
It would cost each American less than 15 cents a day to provide nine million uninsured children with vision, dental and mental health coverage. Lack of proper healthcare is a serious problem, but if we put our minds to it, there are solutions within reach
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, humans, rescued, world, business, consumers, news, GoodNews, politics, health )

- 2716 days ago -
"Another Chance for Love," brings together shelter dogs and prisoners to create another chance for both of them. Shelter dogs are brought to minimum- and medium-security prisons to be trained on a one-to-one basis by inmates with whom they also live.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Reform School Lunch By Banning Processed Foods
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, politics, school food, food, diet, Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, health, humans, society )

- 2328 days ago -
In a society where an alarming number of adolescents are overweight or obese, schools must stop posturing and pretending. "Carbonated fruit juice" by any other name, is still soda. "Fruit chews" is still candy.

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