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Senegal Confirms First Case of Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, Senegal, West Africa, disease, humans, health, risks, safety, warning, prevention, illness, society, protection, treatment, medicine )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, a major hub for West Africa's business and aid community, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told a news conference on Friday.
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 )

Wendy
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
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,
620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs | The Nation
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, lies, propaganda, iraq, dishonesty, corruption, military, media, economy, abuse, crime, war, rights, dishonesty, food, family, diet, protection, safety, prevention, treatment, nutrition )

Wild
- 6 days ago - thenation.com
This month, the US military announced that the air force had delivered more than 110,000 meal rations to stranded Yazidi refugees in Iraq, in a mission that prompted President Obama to hail "the skill and professionalism of our military, and the generosit
How Snake Venom Could Help Fight Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, snakes, poisonous animals, research, health, protection, medicine, treatment, interesting, research, protection, study )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theweek.com
There's a growing body of research examining the chemicals in various animal and plant toxins and their potential effectiveness in treating conditions from chronic pain to HIV. E
Sources: WTO Ruled Against U.S. on Country-of-Origin Labeling
Health & Wellness  (tags: WTO, food safety, US, Canada, Mexico, country of origin labeling, ethics, diet, health, news, humans, society, safety, protection )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The sources say that WTO determined that U.S. rules to place mandatory labels on meat packages identifying where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered were unfair, reinforcing a previous ruling from 2012 that prompted the U.S. to revise its rules.
Not So Safe: How the FDA Lets Food Safety Slip Through the Holes
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, food safety, protection, health, food additives, illness, humans, food, diet, warning, nutrition, government )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - nutritionaction.com
Many people presume that some federal agency is overseeing the safety of the ingredients in our food supply. That's reasonable, because that is actually what the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is supposed to be doing, and what Congress told...
Hidden Contamination at Checkout: Grocery Conveyor Belts
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, food, health, investigation, prevention, protection, safety )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Few places are dirtier than the checkstand conveyor belts at your local supermarket. Going round and round, year after year, conveyor belts may look clean, but they are actually a breeding ground for unwanted bacteria. Shoppers place billions of products
KID Friendly VEGAN Lunchbox Ideas
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, diet, family, food, health, nutrition, protection )

Frans
- 11 days ago - sheknows.com
Keeping your kids well fed means packing them school lunches that are healthy (to please you) and delicious (to ensure they actually eat their lunch). These kid-friendly vegan lunches will satisfy both your pint-sized picky eaters...
Keeping Your Produce Fresh - Storage Tips for Summer
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, family, health, interesting, nutrition, prevention, protection )

Frans
- 11 days ago - redfirefarm.com
When you come home from the market or CSA you may have a big load of the season's bounty on your hands. With such a variety of crops, it's typically not best to open up the bottom drawer of the fridge and let everything get cozy together...
Only Medicine Company in Gaza Targeted By Israel
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza assault on Palestinians, refugee Camps, assault-massacres Gaza destruction 2014, IDF VIOLATIONS, Obama, end all Us AID TO ISRAEL, NOW!, medicine company destroyed, Israeli reign of terror, humans, protection, risks, health, death, warning )

Jess
- 13 days ago - maannews.net
The only medicine company in the Gaza Strip was targeted during the Israeli offensive, causing the company half a million dollars in losses
Israel Provides 10 Generators to Gazan Hospitals
Health & Wellness  (tags: Generators, Gaza, Israel, health, healthcare, medicine, protection )

Ge
- 15 days ago - jewishpress.com
In a Unique Operation, IEC transfers 10 generators to hospitals in Gaza. Two days ago, in a unique deployment operation, the electric company transferred 10 generators with a total capacity of 4.3 megawatts via the cargo terminal at Kerem Shalom for
Nanoparticles: Panacea or Pandora's Box?
Health & Wellness  (tags: nanoparticles, panacea, unlabeled, unregulated, food, environment, health, humans, nutrition, protection, research, risks, safety, study, warning )

Lone
- 16 days ago - ecowatch.com
An Friends of the Earth report finds use of unlabelled, unregulated nano-ingredients in food has grown substantially since 2008.
Death By Salt? New Study Finds Too Much Sodium Is A Global Killer
Health & Wellness  (tags: salt consumption, diet, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, prevention, study, treatment, warning, society, food, illness, healthcare, health )

Cal
- 19 days ago - npr.org
This salt overload is taking its toll. The study concludes that about 1.65 million deaths from cardiovascular disease each year can be attributed to sodium consumption.
Tell the National Organic Program: Get Gut-Wrenching Carrageenan Out of Organic!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alternative Med, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, women, men, food, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, safety )

Ruth
- 20 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
'According to the Cornucopia Institute's 2013 report, "Carrageenan: How a 'Natural' Food Additive Is Making Us Sick," research links carrageenan to gastrointestinal inflammation, including higher rates of colon cancer, in laboratory animals.' SIGN, SHARE.
 

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