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Health & Wellness

When the Catholic Church Owns Your Doctor: The Insidious New Threat to Affordable Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, health, protection, prevention )

Beverly
- 4 days ago - salon.com
Eight of the largest health systems in America are now Catholic-owned. More and more won't prescribe contraception.
CubaâEUR(TM)s Inventive Vaccine Could Treat More Than Just Lung Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer vaccine, cuba, american, health system, drugs, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, protection, research, society )

Lone
- 8 days ago - pbs.org
A cancer vaccine first tested in Cuba nearly 20 years ago may finally be making its way into the American health system.
A Tale of Two All-McDonald's Diets
Health & Wellness  (tags: mcdonalds, burgers, McNuggets, diets, diet, food, health, nutrition, protection, research )

Lone
- 8 days ago - takepart.com
Depending on who is doing the eating, living off nothing but burgers and McNuggets has wildly different outcomes.
Sandra Lee Reveals: I Have Breast Cancer ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, breast cancer, Sandra Lee, mammograms, disease, health, humans, news, medicine, risks, safety, treatment, warning, interesting, prevention, protection )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - people.com
Lee ~ who has started to document her thoughts and medical appointments in a no-holds barred video diary ~ was diagnosed with DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ), a common noninvasive cancer contained within the milk ducts that can become invasive over time
Sorry to Harsh Your Mellow, But That Pot IsnâEUR(TM)t Pesticide-Free
Health & Wellness  (tags: nutrition, news, marijuana, pesticides, health, government, protection, study, prevention, humans )

Cal
- 8 days ago - grist.org
How many of those pesticides are recreational pot growers allowed to use on pot that ends up in your body? Two hundred and seventy-one.
Tell the FDA: Ban Genetically Engineered Salmon!
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, investigation, risks, children, food, health, humans, protection )

Alice
- 21 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The FDA has no regulatory process that can adequately examine the safety of GMO salmon, so we're asking the FDA to declare it unsafe, and to ban it altogether. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
On Workers' Memorial Day 2015, An Appeal to Control Toxic Substances + Contribute If Affected
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, chemical safety, disease, environment, health, government, investigation, prevention, protection, research, safety, toxins )

Kathy
- 22 days ago - publicintegrity.org
Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 4,585 people were killed on the job in this country in 2013. Experts say, however, that the death toll from occupational disease in America may be 10 or more times higher.
Tell Congress: Stop Delaying Food Poisoning Protections
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, ethics, food, foodborn poisons, government, health, prevention, protection, safety )

Kathy
- 25 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Every year, corporate negligence and weak government oversight in the American food system results in 48 million Americans contracting a foodborne illness, leading to thousands of hospitalizations and deaths.
Provide Human Rights for Children and Young Adults With Disabilities in Lechaina, Greece
Health & Wellness  (tags: Basic human rights, treatment of disabled, Disabled adults and children, ethics, healthcare, prevention, protection, society )

Sabine
- 28 days ago - change.org
In the Child Care Centre Lechaina, Greece, the situation is unbearable and violates basic human rights!
Millions of Iowa Chickens Infected in Bird Flu Outbreak Hitting 12 States
Health & Wellness  (tags: chickens, Iowa, bird flu, risks, safety, prevention, humans, health, protection, news )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - rawstory.com
Iowa, the top U.S. egg-producing state, found a lethal strain of bird flu in a flock of millions of hens at an egg-laying facility on Monday, the worst case so far in a national outbreak that has now prompted Wisconsin to declare a state of emergency.
Pesticides Are Polluting Our Waters âEUR" and We Often DonâEUR(TM)t Know It
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, cancer, safety, health, disease, protection )

Michael
- 31 days ago - wapo.st
When will we run out of safe drinking water? Is unsafe drinking water causing major medical issues? The Republican Party, Big Oil, Monsanto and chemical companies don't seem to care. All they see are dollar signs. Well, actions speak louder than words.
Tell the FDA to Fix Its Broken Food Additive Approval Process
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food Safety, chemicals in food, Food and Drug Administration, Food Industry, healthy eating, society, family, ethics, prevention, protection )

Sabine
- 32 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Did you know that food and chemical companies can decide for themselves whether a chemical is safe for use in food? It's true. Companies can bypass the Food and Drug Administration altogether and self-certify that chemicals are safe for use in...
Tell the EPA: Ban This Toxic Brain-Harming Pesticide
Health & Wellness  (tags: pesticides, chlorpyrifos, brain disease, risks, prevention, protection, children, humans, healthcare, safety )

Sabine
- 33 days ago - act.credoaction.com
You've probably never heard of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, and that's a good thing. Home and garden use of chlorpyrifos was banned over a decade ago because of clear evidence of its neurotoxicity in children. Reduced IQ and memory impairment are just...
WHO Wants To Crack Down On Skewed Research That Hides Drug Risks
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, ethics, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, pharmaceuticals, WHO )

Kathy
- 35 days ago - thinkprogress.org
In the latest chapter in the controversy over pharmaceutical development and potential research bias, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on researchers to fully disclose the results of their clinical trials.
 

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