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4 Mistakes That Made Ebola Worse: Dallas Hospital, CDC, WHO, Airlines Add To Panic, Exacerbate Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Crisis, mistakes, Texas Presbyterian Hospital, CDC, WHO, Airlines, prevention, protection, safety, illness, disease, government, news, society, humans )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - ibtimes.com
Tracking major screw-ups around the Ebola crisis is almost as difficult as tracking the virus itself. The deadly disease spreading throughout West Africa dominated headlines around the world again this week, and every day seems to bring a new mea culpa...
Nurses Say U.S. Hospitals Aren't Adequately Prepared To Handle Ebola Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, U.S., healthcare workers, nurses, training, protection, prevention, risks, safety, humans, illness, warning, medicine )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
To truly remove the risk of contracting Ebola among health workers requires meticulous work and years of repetitive drills and practice, according to nurses on the ground who also say that they are not receiving the proper training to protect themselves..
If Airport Ebola Screening Makes You Feel Safer, You Should Know What Workers Are Saying
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Ebola screening, airport workers, safety, prevention, protection, disease, health )

Cal
- 8 days ago - thenation.com
Many low-wage airport service workers are protesting what they see as an urgent unmet need for upgraded safety and health protections.
U.S. Lacks a Single Standard for Ebola Response
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, illness, disease, environment, ethics, family, children, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, warning, women, babies )

Frank
- 8 days ago - usatoday.com
As Thomas Eric Duncan's family mourns the USA's first Ebola death in Dallas, one question reverberates over a series of apparent missteps in the case: Who is in charge of the response to Ebola?
Officials Admit a 'Defeat' By Ebola in Sierra Leone
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, safety, risks, prevention, medicine, illness, humans, health, disease, death, ebola, Ebola Outbreak, Sierra Leone )

Darren
- 10 days ago - nytimes.com
The decision to help families treat patients at home signifies a significant shift in the struggle against the rampaging disease.
Ebola Patient Sent Home Despite Fever, Records Show
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, safety, risks, protection, prevention, medicine, illness, humans, health, disease, diet, death, ebola, Ebola Outbreak, Ebola Hits US, fever, Thomas Eric Duncan, hospital, treatment )

Darren
- 10 days ago - nytimes.com
Medical records of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian who died this week in Dallas, contradict earlier statements from the hospital that treated him.
Take Action for Global Child Vaccines ~ PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, children, politics, ethics, treatment, prevention, protection, death, disease, illness )

Beverly
- 12 days ago - act.one.org
The US should help make sure that kids in the world's poorest countries (like these two babies below) don't die from completely preventable diseases - like diarrhea and pneumonia.
Tell Pandora Radio: Stop Profiting From Ads That Mislead and Lie to Women ~ PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, women's rights, healthcare, health, medicine, safety, prevention, protection )

Beverly
- 13 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Pandora radio, a popular and free streaming service with over 77 million listeners each month, is running ads that prey on pregnant women, and it needs to stop.
Tell Susan G. Komen Don't Frack With Our Health ~ PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, disease, death, treatment, prevention, protection, risks, healthcare, ethics )

Beverly
- 13 days ago - ecowatch.com
Komen claims to care about ending breast cancer but is taking money from--and providing good PR for--corporations that are poisoning and contaminating our air, water and bodies with chemicals linked to a range of diseases and disorders.
Tell World Leaders to Act Now on Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, ethics, medicine, prevention, protection, risks, safety, warning )

Leah
- 15 days ago - one.org
More than 2,900 men, women and children have died from Ebola and the World Health Organisation has said that the outbreak is "unparalleled in modern times." We need our leaders to do more than just talk about this epidemic. We need them to act NOW.
Tell the GOP: Stop Blocking the Surgeon General Nominee ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Surgeon General confirmation, Vivek Murthy, health, prevention, family, disease )

Nancy
- 15 days ago - leftaction.com
So thanks to NRA power and Senate cowardice, we are left with no surgeon general during a time when, we not only have Ebola arriving on our shores, but are also dealing with the mysterious Enterovirus, which is infecting and contributing to the deaths of
Protect Your Right to Choose Your Healthcare! Sign Today!
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, disease, death, healthcare, government, prevention, protection )

Beverly
- 17 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
No religion should have the power to impose its views on patients and limit access to care!
10 Banned Foods Americans Should Stop Eating
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, humans, farm animals, health, prevention, diet, disease )

Nancy
- 17 days ago - foodrevolution.org
These foods contain harmful additives, growth promoters, genetically engineered ingredients, or are produced with dangerous practices. Some countries have outlawed them. But not the United States.
Ebola Is Ecosystem Collapse, More Doctors and Hospital Beds Must Be Sent NOW ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: ebola, ecosystem collapse, health, family, prevention, society, world )

Nancy
- 17 days ago - forests.org
The Ebola epidemic threatens global ecological sustainability and well-being. Unless its exponential growth can be stopped in a matter of weeks to months, it is highly unlikely its global spread can be prevented.
HOW ANIMALS GET HIGH (TEXT and VIDEOS)
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, getting high, drugs, humans, research, science, prevention, interesting, news, health )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - animalnewyork.com
Everyone likes to get high. Whether from your morning cup of coffee, taking 2C-I to trip balls, or a surge of endocannabinoids after doing exercise, we love the feeling. This is rooted in a common chemistry that all creatures share.
 

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